This morning’s broadcast headlines are dominated by the ongoing migrant crisis in Calais and Kent.
The Court of Appeal today ruled against the Ministry of Defence in relation to the detention of Serdar Mohammed who was captured and detained by UK Armed Forces in Afghanistan in April 2010.
Defence issues in the news today include calls for the Army to help secure Calais, follow up coverage of Army numbers, and the confirmation of the death of Taliban leader Mullah Omar.
Minister for the Armed Forces, Penny Mordaunt, has joined colleagues from across Defence in becoming a Stonewall ally.
Defence issues in the news today include cuts to the number of trained Army personnel, and an emergency COBR meeting convened to discuss the migrant situation in Calais.
This morning’s news bulletins have led on the resignation of Lord Sewel from the House of Lords and the Prime Minister’s announcement of new anti-corruption measures to stop luxury homes in the UK being bought with “plundered or laundered cash”.
Alan Guy MBE was sent to Korea two months after his 19th birthday. Today, he was one of 50 fifty British veterans who gathered at the Korean War Memorial in Whitehall, London to mark the day on which the armistice was …
Amongst today’s broadcast bulletins is the news that the Prime Minister is expected announce trade deals of around £750m when he visits Indonesia later.
There is more reporting on the military’s support to anti-terror planning today and the Prime Minister has said Britain must be prepared to fight terror groups worldwide.
A variety of defence-related news features across both the broadcast and print media, with reports on a second night of airstrikes by Turkey in Iraq dominating.