Today’s defence news includes coverage that construction work will start on the UK’s new nuclear submarines, calls for the military to do more in stopping migrants crossing the channel, drug policies within the services and claims that an officer was 'gagged' …
Defence stories appearing today include reporting on the Syrian ceasefire, laser pens being aimed at US military jets and speculation that British military bases could become migrant camps. Migrant camps The Daily Mail online reports that British military bases could …
With continued media interest in the recent arrival of migrants in Cyprus, the latest government statement can be seen here.
There has been extensive coverage this morning of a number of boats containing migrants landing on the shore of RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus.
This morning’s broadcast headlines are dominated by the ongoing migrant crisis in Calais and Kent.
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.
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.