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
The last UK combat troops have left Camp Bastion in a huge airlift operation marking the final chapter in the 13-year Afghanistan conflict.
Mon, 27 Oct, 2014
British troops ended their combat operations in Afghanistan as they and US Marines handed over two huge adjacent bases to the Afghan military, 13 years after a US-led invasion launched the costly war against the Taliban.
Robbie Williams may rejoin Take That to record their new album next year, Gary Barlow has revealed.
Sat, 23 Nov, 2013
Three soldiers killed in a roadside bomb attack in Afghanistan yesterday have been confirmed as British by the Ministry of Defence. Their next of kin have been informed.
Wed, 01 May, 2013
Britain’s Prince Harry, who compared shooting insurgents in Afghanistan to playing video games, has probably developed a mental problem, the Taliban said.
Wed, 23 Jan, 2013
Britain's Prince Harry may have been the primary target of an attack on the Camp Bastion military compound in Afghanistan, it was claimed today.
Sat, 15 Sep, 2012
A British soldier from 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards was killed in Afghanistan yesterday after his vehicle hit a roadside bomb, the UK's Ministry of Defence said. Next of kin have been told.
Two US Marines were killed and several more troops wounded in an attack on the Camp Bastion military compound in Afghanistan.
The Taliban said yesterday it was determined to kill Britain’s Prince Harry, serving in Afghanistan four years after his previous deployment was cut short over security concerns.
Tue, 11 Sep, 2012
As Britain’s Prince Harry returns to Afghanistan to fly attack helicopters on the frontline, senior Taliban commanders have said they would use Afghan army recruits to try to either kidnap or assassinate him.
Sat, 08 Sep, 2012
The American soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan villagers in a pre-dawn shooting rampage was named last night as Staff Sgt Robert Bales.
Sat, 17 Mar, 2012
An Afghan man who crashed a stolen vehicle on to the runway at Camp Bastion as US defence secretary Leon Panetta arrived there has died of his injuries.
Thu, 15 Mar, 2012
A vehicle drove onto the runway of the main British base in Afghanistan then burst into flames at around the same time the US Defence Secretary arrived there today.
Wed, 14 Mar, 2012
MILLIONS of people across Britain observed a two-minute silence yesterday to remember those killed in conflicts past and present on Armistice Day, the anniversary of the end of World War I.
Sat, 12 Nov, 2011
Millions of Britons have held a two-minute silence to remember the nation’s war dead.
Fri, 11 Nov, 2011
Cheryl Cole has made a secret trip to Afghanistan to boost troops' morale.
Wed, 14 Sep, 2011
Tony McCoy tonight became the first jockey to be named the BBC’s sports personality of the year in the 57 years of the award.
Sun, 19 Dec, 2010
Military police are investigating claims that British soldiers may have been involved in heroin trafficking in Afghanistan.
Sun, 12 Sep, 2010
BRITAIN announced its 300th death in Afghanistan yesterday, prompting Prime Minister David Cameron to pledge he will withdraw troops as soon as the war-torn state can handle its own security.
Tue, 22 Jun, 2010
DAVID BECKHAM yesterday paid tribute to fallen British soldiers during his morale-boosting visit to Afghanistan.
Mon, 24 May, 2010
GERMAN and French leaders stood side by side at the World War I remembrance ceremony in Paris for the first time yesterday as events were held around the globe to honour the millions of dead.
Thu, 12 Nov, 2009
Five British soldiers were killed when a rogue Afghan policeman turned his gun on them inside a checkpoint.
Wed, 04 Nov, 2009
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown today praised the work of UK troops in Afghanistan, promising more help for them to overcome the threat of roadside bombs planted by the Taliban.
Sat, 29 Aug, 2009
Gordon Brown today promised new aid to rebuild the shattered economy of Afghanistan as British and Afghan troops seized a key strategic town from the Taliban.
Mon, 10 Dec, 2007
A British soldier killed in an explosion in southern Afghanistan was named by the Ministry of Defence today as Major Alexis Roberts, serving with 1st Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles.
Sat, 06 Oct, 2007
Two British soldiers have been killed during a heavy firefight with Taliban insurgents in southern Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence said.
Sun, 09 Sep, 2007
British forces were caught up in a ferocious gun battle in southern Afghanistan today after a Taliban ambush in a cornfield.
Tue, 14 Aug, 2007
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