Organisation: Ministry of Defence
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According to the IRFU, the author of a book by a former British military intelligence officer, who claims he was employed to search for bugs inside the union’s headquarters, exercised ‘extreme degrees of artistic licence’ in his portrayal of a risk assessment carried out by a security consultancy.
Thu, 21 Mar, 2019
British Secretary for Northern Ireland Karen Bradley is facing calls for her to resign after she said killings by the British army and police during the Troubles were “not crimes”.
Wed, 06 Mar, 2019
Facebook had "wild west" approach to looking after its users' data and had "little detection" of any violations of its policies, a former employee of the company has told British MPs.
Wed, 21 Mar, 2018
The US is preparing to announce the "toughest and most aggressive" economic sanctions against North Korea, boosting pressure on the regime during the Winter Olympics, Mike Pence has said.
Wed, 07 Feb, 2018
Moscow claimed Gavin Williamson has "lost his grasp on reason" as the UK Defence Secretary stepped up his warnings about Russian aggression.
Fri, 26 Jan, 2018
A man is being questioned by police after a disturbance at an
Mon, 18 Dec, 2017
All 44 crew members on a missing Argentinian submarine are feared dead after the navy announced a sound thought to be an explosion had been detected.
Thu, 23 Nov, 2017
The killing of a boy shot by a British army rubber bullet in Belfast in 1972 was not justified, a coroner has ruled.
Fri, 17 Nov, 2017
A military pilot has died after a fighter jet that was returning from a national day parade crashed in southeastern Spain, a spokesman for the country's Ministry of Defence said.
Thu, 12 Oct, 2017
Flights were temporarily grounded at Stansted Airport in England after RAF jets were scrambled to escort a Ryanair flight.
Wed, 04 Oct, 2017
Theresa May has hit out at Boeing over the escalating US trade dispute with Belfast-linked rival Bombardier, warning its behaviour was "no way to operate".
Thu, 28 Sep, 2017
London Police are reviewing CCTV in the hunt for those responsible for the terrorist blast on a tube train this morning.
Fri, 15 Sep, 2017
British army cadets got into difficulties while training in mountains in Northern Ireland.
Thu, 03 Aug, 2017
The Islamic State group destroyed the al-Nuri mosque in Mosul and the famous leaning minaret when fighters detonated explosives inside the structures, Iraq's Ministry of Defence has said.
Wed, 21 Jun, 2017
A spokeswoman for the MoD said it was aware of the incident at Castlemartin Ranges in Pembrokeshire.
Wed, 14 Jun, 2017
looks at Antoni Macierewicz’s changes to Poland’s military and suggests he wants an army he can use against the people.
Mon, 10 Apr, 2017
Politicians from around the world were quick to react on Twitter to news of the US strikes on Syria.
Fri, 07 Apr, 2017
A plane from Bucharest was escorted into Birmingham airport by RAF fighter jets after it experienced communication difficulties.
Tue, 07 Mar, 2017
A Thai air force fighter jet has crashed at an air show during the country's Children's Day, killing the pilot.
Sat, 14 Jan, 2017
British Government analysis has indicated that British-made cluster bombs have been used by Saudi Arabia-led forces in the war in Yemen.
Mon, 19 Dec, 2016
Yemen's prime minister has accused the UK of "war crimes" after munitions reported to be manufactured by Britain struck the war-torn nation.
Wed, 14 Dec, 2016
A Royal Marine is being questioned by UK detectives investigating Northern Ireland-linked terrorism, understood to be connected to two major dissident republican arms finds.
Wed, 24 Aug, 2016
Sun, 17 Jul, 2016
Sat, 09 Jul, 2016
Iraqi forces have launched an operation to retake the Islamic State-held city of Fallujah.
Mon, 23 May, 2016
IT’S FITTING that futurist Richard Watson kicks off this tome with a quote from former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson, as he comes out fighting.
Sat, 21 May, 2016
A man living in Malta has issued an appeal to find his Irish father, who he believes was a soldier serving in Malta in the late 1960s.
Thu, 19 May, 2016
A soldier who fired a rubber bullet that killed a schoolboy in the North more than 40 years ago has told an inquest he has no regrets.
Tue, 26 Apr, 2016
British military logs from the day an 11-year-old boy was hit by a rubber bullet in Belfast in 1972 have been cut up, a coroner's court has been told.
Tue, 12 Apr, 2016
When it comes to holiday decorations, Kathy and Mark Hyatt go to extremes.
Mon, 21 Dec, 2015
SilverCloud Health is making inroads in the UK, as well as expanding in the US and Europe, writes
Mon, 07 Dec, 2015
Wed, 18 Nov, 2015
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Wed, 21 Oct, 2015
Two service personnel from the RAF have been killed following a helicopter crash in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said.
Sun, 11 Oct, 2015
When the Thai military says cadets cannot bring phones to training, they mean it.
Fri, 18 Sep, 2015
As an Irish-led space mission is due to come to fruition in 2016, Kehlan Kirwan this week looks at Ireland and how we are steadily creating a reputation in the space industry.
Mon, 24 Aug, 2015
An estimated 25m birds, from chaffinches to harriers, are being killed illegally around the Mediterranean each year, a study has shown.
Fri, 21 Aug, 2015
Security measures around the Channel Tunnel are to be stepped up after Britain and France agreed a package including extra private security guards, French police reinforcements, additional fences and more CCTV surveillance.
Sun, 02 Aug, 2015
Tens of thousands of euro in cash was found in the possessions of an 83-year-old woman who lived at a homeless shelter and died last week.
Sat, 01 Aug, 2015
David Cameron was aware RAF pilots were taking part in bombing raids over Syria despite MPs having voted against Britain carrying out strikes in the country.
Sat, 18 Jul, 2015
Scientists have discovered a group of booze-loving apes who may hold the key to why humans enjoy drinking alcohol.
Thu, 11 Jun, 2015
A Royal Navy submariner who criticised safety and security procedures around the Trident nuclear programme has said he will hand himself over to the authorities in England.
Mon, 18 May, 2015
Two Typhoon fighter jets were launched from England to intercept Russian bombers heading towards the UK, England's Ministry of Defence has confirmed.
Thu, 14 May, 2015