There has been extensive coverage today of the news that a number of boats containing migrants landed on the shore of RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus, and that a US F-18 aircraft has crashed near Lakenheath in Norfolk.
There has been extensive coverage this morning of a number of boats containing migrants landing on the shore of RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus.
The highest ranking Army Reservist has taken up one of Scotland’s oldest and most historic appointments, when he was installed officially as The Governor of Edinburgh Castle.
Amongst the focus on the Chinese State visit, The Sun has reported on its front page that Navy veterans are calling for medallic recognition for a rescue mission on the Yangtze in 1949.
The Sun reports on its front page today that campaigners claim a decision not to award the crew of HMS Concord medallic recognition for their actions in the Yangtze River in 1949 is because the MOD fears it “will aggravate …
Of note for Defence in today's news is coverage of a report that looks at UK troop numbers, and stories that carry Defence Secretary Michael Fallon's comments that Russia is killing "hundreds" of Syrians civilians in bombing raids. Troop numbers …
Speaking to the Andrew Marr programme on BBC 1 this morning, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon discussed a range of topical defence issues including ISIL, Russia and UK air strikes in Syria. Watch the full interview on BBC iPlayer.
The Sunday Telegraph leads with a story which says that taxpayers are facing a bill of almost £150 million to defend British soldiers who are being sued by enemy fighters for breaching their “human rights”.
Of note for Defence in today’s news is the story about a former Afghan translator winning the right to asylum in the UK, and a story about work beginning on the new Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre at Stanford Hall …
There is widespread reporting in today’s defence-related news that the US will keep their Armed Forces in Afghanistan beyond President Obama’s departure from office.