In defence news this morning, broadcasters cover the story that HMS Bulwark rescued hundreds of migrants from the Mediterranean.
HMS Bulwark has conducted another migrant rescue mission in the central Mediterranean.
Defence related news coverage today focuses on the Queen’s speech as well as further coverage of ISIL, including the story that jihadists have unleashed a wave of suicide attacks targeting pro-Government forces in western Anbar, a day after Baghdad began a …
With the eyes of the world on Westminster, the professionalism and pageantry of the Armed Forces were on show for all to see today as they escorted Her Majesty The Queen from BuckinghamPalace to the House of Lords.
It’s one month to go until Armed Forces Day and plans are well advanced for a spectacular array of events up and down the country.
This morning’s headlines are dominated by the Queen’s speech which is due to take place later today. There is also breaking news that FIFA officials have been arrested on corruption allegations.
Since 2014, the UK has been working with the United Nations, the World Health Organisation and the wider international community to combat the unprecedented outbreak of Ebola, which has claimed the lives of over 11,000 people in West Africa
Items of Defence interest included in broadcast bulletins this morning include reports of the launch by the Iraqi government to “take back” Ramadi and surrounding western Anbar province from ISIL.
Of note for Defence in the news today is the continuing coverage focusing on doubts over the Iraqi forces’ ability and willingness to fight ISIL.
As the Republic of Ireland votes to legalise same-sex marriage in a historic referendum, Commander Land Forces (CLF) Lieutenant General James Everard writes about the Army's latest LGBT conference.