British Army

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

‘Lord Tebbit is wrong to demand national service for the unemployed', says education campaigner

‘Lord Tebbit is wrong to demand national service for the unemployed', says education campaigner

‘Lord Tebbit wrong to demand unemployed national service', says campaigner

Natasha Devon MBE and Colonel Richard Kemp discussed the suggestion of mandatory service in the armed forces

British Army to be questioned over recruiting soldiers who liked nazism on social media

British Army facing scrutiny over recruiting soldiers who liked nazi page on social media

British Army faces scrutiny over recruiting soldiers who liked nazism online

The army could face questioning after it emerged several troops were accepted after expressing racist views online

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Brexit: Cabinet ministers accused of using military protection as bargaining chip

Brexit ministers accused of 'gunboat diplomacy' and David Davis branded 'a dejected bully'

Brexit ministers accused of 'gunboat diplomacy'

A negotiation paper highlighting how crucial UK military protection is to European security is being released by the Government

Friday, September 1, 2017

Friday, September 1, 2017

RAF: 'Some military men see women as some sort of weird zoo species', says journalist

RAF: 'Some military men see women as some sort of weird zoo species', says journalist

'Some military men see women in the army as some sort of weird zoo species'

Author Isabel Oakeshott thinks women being able to apply for the RAF Regiment is good but there's still a long way to go

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Afghanistan: 'Lives may be lost on both sides but it's better than amplifying problems', says former commander

Afghanistan: 'Lives may be lost on both sides but it's better than amplifying problems', says former commander

'Lives may be lost in Afghanistan but it'll be better than amplifying problems'

Colonel Richard Kemp says we can't accept defeat in Afghanistan

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

'The Government manipulates defence statistics to appear stronger in Brexit negotiations', says Royal Marine

UK war hero claims government manipulates defence figures for Brexit

UK war hero claims Britain manipulates defence figures for Brexit

Royal Marine James Glancy tells Carole Malone that he fears those being trained in the army now won't be prepared enough for deployment

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

War memorial: 'The first people invited to the ceremony should have been relatives of the dead', says Colonel

First people invited to war memorial ceremony should have been relatives of the dead, says former Afghan commander

War memorial: 'Relatives should have been the first people invited to ceremony'

Relatives of soldiers killed in Afghanistan have criticised the failure to invite the military to the unveiling of a new war memorial in central London

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

It's time to send in the troops to stop Southern Rail strikes, says Tory MP Bob Blackman

The army has to be brought in to stop Southern Rail strikes, says Tory MP

Bob Blackman says RMT and Aslef strikes have gone on far enough

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

'The best way to deal with impostors wearing military medals is to embarrass them', says Colonel Bob Stewart

'The best way to deal with impostors wearing military medals is to embarrass them', says Colonel Bob Stewart

'The best way to deal with impostors wearing military medals is embarrass them'

The Parliamentary defence committee has called for a new law to be introduced to criminalise impostors wearing military medals, after it was decriminalised in 2006

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

As Donald Trump's win sinks in, here's some other news you may have missed

Marijuana legalised, Brexit plans revealed, army called in to stop UK floods: What you've missed during the US election

As Donald Trump's win sinks in, here's some other news you may have missed

Whilst everyone is caught up in the news that Donald Trump will be the next president of the United States, we've collated some of the other big stories of the day

Friday, September 23, 2016

Friday, September 23, 2016

British soldiers legal abuse: 'It's our fault as politicians that we haven't sorted this out', says Colonel Bob Stewart

War crimes allegations against British troops are baseless and 'nuts' says Colonel Bob Stewart

War crimes claims against British troops are 'nuts' says Colonel Bob Stewart

Two inquiries are taking place into allegations of misconduct in Iraq and Afghanistan, but Col Stewart believes the claims are vastly overblown

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Thursday, August 18, 2016

A new drone will be trialled next year to track terrorists

Britain's New Anti-Terror Weapon: The Zephyr S Drone, a solar-powered 'pseudo-satellite' flying at 70,000 feet

Britain's new anti-terror weapon: A 'pseudo-satellite' solar-powered drone

The drone can stay in the air for 45 days, smashing the world record for an unrefuelled aircraft and allowing it to traverse the globe in the hunt for potential threats