Today’s broadcast headlines are dominated by coverage from the Labour Party conference in Brighton, while there is also reporting on the deployment of British troops to Somalia and South Sudan as part of a United Nations peacekeeping mission.
Among this morning’s top Defence stories is the news that in Ukraine deadly clashes have broken out between police and nationalist protesters in Kiev.
There has been continued coverage of the submariner who published criticism of Britain’s nuclear deterrent. The Royal Navy would like to reiterate that we take the operation of our submarines and the safety of our personnel extremely seriously.
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.
Ben Parkinson There is widespread reporting of the news that a soldier who suffered a broken back and devastating injuries eight years ago is now able to walk about two miles per day thanks to a pioneering new course of treatment