Of note in Defence news this morning, the Times story which reports that selection training for Britain's elite Special Forces will be “softened” under plans to protect recruits from extreme temperatures is picked up widely.
Broadcast headlines report that France is to conduct air, land and sea searches in and around the island of Reunion in the hope of finding more debris which could be linked to MH370.
Making news today, Japan marks the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, and the Malaysian Prime Minister has confirmed aircraft wreckage found last week in the Indian Ocean is from Flight MH370.
There is further reporting on the extension of the RAF Tornado fleet in today’s Defence news.
The BBC Today Programme and 5Live bulletins lead with the Defence Secretary’s announcement that the UK is to extend air strikes against ISIL by a year, to March 2017.
The head of the British Army has outlined his plan to foster “a culture of inclusivity” that will appeal to all members of society.
The death of Cilla Black and the Government’s announcement of new measures to clamp down on failed asylum seekers lead this morning’s broadcast headlines, which feature little of note on Defence matters.
In broadcast news this morning, investigators are trying to find out what caused a former RAF pilot to crash at Oulton Park in Cheshire at the CarFest event yesterday.
This morning’s broadcast headlines continue to be dominated by the latest plans outlined by the Prime Minister to tackle the migrant crisis in France.
This morning’s broadcast headlines are dominated by the ongoing migrant crisis in Calais and Kent.