The former deputy commander of the elite Irish special forces says the Minister with responsibility for Defence and his senior civil servants should resign because they are running the country's military into the ground.
Tue, 28 May, 2019
British Prince Harry has thanked staff at Veterans UK for their "amazing work" as he marked the 25th anniversary of its helpline service.
Mon, 23 Oct, 2017
Thu, 25 Aug, 2016
Army bomb squad officers were called out almost every day in the North within the space of a year, new figures have revealed.
Fri, 24 Oct, 2014
A US spy drone has flown through UK airspace for the first time, the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) said.
Thu, 29 May, 2014
Relatives of one of the Bloody Sunday victims firmly rejected any offer of British government compensation today.
Thu, 22 Sep, 2011
The family of a schoolgirl have received an apology 35 years after she was killed by a British paratrooper in County Armagh.
Mon, 28 Mar, 2011
Libya announced another ceasefire tonight as the country braced itself for a second night’s bombardment by allied forces.
Sun, 20 Mar, 2011
A rogue Afghan soldier was being hunted today after he killed three British troops and wounded another four.
Wed, 14 Jul, 2010
The first stage of the fierce onslaught against the Taliban has “gone to plan”, the UK Ministry of Defence said today.
Sun, 14 Feb, 2010
The fiercest military offensive on the Taliban since the conflict in Afghanistan began has so far gone “as well as it could have done”, British Army chiefs said today.
Sat, 13 Feb, 2010
A British soldier has been killed by an explosion in southern Afghanistan, the UK Ministry of Defence said today.
Sun, 09 Aug, 2009
The new head of the British Army is warning that Britain’s mission in Afghanistan could last for up to 40 years.
Sat, 08 Aug, 2009
A British soldier from the North has died after contracting swine flu.
Tue, 04 Aug, 2009
The Ministry of Defence in the UK is to axe 1,000 jobs from its head office and relocate another 800 posts from London, staff were told today.
Tue, 23 Oct, 2007
Iraqi soldiers manned the gates of a central Basra base today after the bulk of British tanks and troops pulled out overnight.
Mon, 03 Sep, 2007
Pakistan president General Pervez Musharraf launched a fresh defence today of his nation's role in the international 'war on terror' today.
Sat, 30 Sep, 2006
British troops have killed a senior al-Qaida figure during a major raid in Iraq, the Uk ministry of defence said today.
Mon, 25 Sep, 2006
A soldier who was killed in a clash with insurgents while serving with British forces in Afghanistan was named today as Ranger Anare Draiva of 1 Royal Irish Regiment.
Sat, 02 Sep, 2006
A major passenger airport was closed today after a security alert on a Ryanair flight.
Wed, 12 Apr, 2006
Lil Bigley, the 86-year-old mother of captive Ken Bigley, was taken to hospital again this afternoon.
Sat, 25 Sep, 2004
At least 28 Iraqis have died in fighting between British troops and gunmen loyal to radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, hospital officials said today.
Sun, 16 May, 2004
Tony Blair was today embarking on a series of meetings just a day after hospital treatment for a heart problem.
Mon, 20 Oct, 2003
Top UK defence aide Sir Kevin Tebbit returned to the spotlight of the Hutton Inquiry today in a special one-off hearing.
Mon, 13 Oct, 2003
Geoff Hoon has insisted the UK government had done nothing wrong in its handling of weapons expert Dr David Kelly.
Mon, 22 Sep, 2003
Leading Sinn Féin member Gerry Kelly was hitting the election trail in London today – supporting a candidate in the Brent East by-election whose brother was murdered by British soldiers in Belfast.
Wed, 17 Sep, 2003
The first policeman to see Dr David Kelly’s body after the weapons expert’s apparent suicide was giving evidence to the Hutton Inquiry today.
Tue, 16 Sep, 2003
UK Defence Secretary Geoff Hoon will be called back to give evidence under cross-examination to the Hutton Inquiry next Monday.
Mon, 15 Sep, 2003
LogicaCMG has signed a multi-million pound deal with the UK Ministry of Defence to conduct a four-year technology demonstrator programme.
Mon, 26 May, 2003
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