Among widespread reporting on Defence matters this weekend there was particular focus on EU Migration, the UK Government’s response to the Nepal earthquake and newspaper reports about nuclear safety and security in the Royal Navy.
Of note for Defence this morning is the news that, according to Nepal’s defence secretary, a rescue team has found three bodies near the crashed US Marine helicopter, which went missing on Tuesday in the country while delivering aid.
Today's newspapers are dominated by the publication of Prince Charles's letters to government ministers in the mid-2000s, after what the media describes as a long secrecy battle.
Today HMS Bulwark rescued over 400 migrants in the Mediterranean. The Royal Navy flagship was alerted to four craft in potential distress approximately 40 miles off the coast of Libya.
HMS Bulwark is this morning conducting its largest tasking to date as part of the coordinated response to the migrant crisis in the Mediterranean.
Today’s broadcast news continues to focus on newly appointed Cabinet ministers. Elsewhere news has broken that Nepal has been hit by another earthquake of 7.4 magnitude broke this morning.
Today’s broadcast news continues to be dominated by the analysis of the General Election result. In an interview with Sky News Prince Harry discusses his future after deciding to leave the Army
Last week I announced the sale of 2,000 km of pipelines with associated storage depots and pumping stations to the Spanish pipeline operator Compañía Logística de Hidrocarburos.
Syrian moderate opposition There is widespread coverage, including on BBC News and in this morning’s Times, Daily Mail, Daily Express, Daily Mirror, Daily Telegraph, Guardian and The Sun, which all cover yesterday’s proactive announcement that the UK is to train …
Yemen There is widespread coverage, including in The Guardian, Daily Telegraph, the Financial Times (p8), The Times (p36) and The Independent of Yemen’s ‘descent into chaos’ with claims that the country is edging closer to an all-out civil war.