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Defence in the media: Thursday 11 October 2018

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Today’s defence related news includes coverage of a photo of Tommy Robinson and a group of soldiers.

Image of Tommy Robinson

The Mirror, Independent, Telegraph and Daily Record report on the Army's investigation following the publication of an image which featured soldiers and Tommy Robinson. Coverage carries comments from Major General Rupert Jones, an Army spokesperson, and the Armed Forces Islamic Advisor Imam Asim Hafiz.

An Army spokesperson said:

We are aware of a photograph and video of a group of Army personnel on social media and are investigating the circumstances surrounding this. Anyone who is in breach of the Army's values and standards will face administrative action.

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