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'Totally unacceptable': British soldiers shown shooting at Jeremy Corbyn target
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'Totally unacceptable': British soldiers shown shooting at Jeremy Corbyn target

Apr 3rd 2019, 10:15 AM 23,999 Views 46 Comments

The Ministry of Defence has launched an investigation.

Master and apprentice: Payne hails Schmidt's influence on his playing and coaching career
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Master and apprentice: Payne hails Schmidt's influence on his playing and coaching career

Nov 28th 2018, 7:00 AM 9,224 Views 13 Comments

The former Ireland centre was part of Schmidt’s coaching staff on the summer tour to Australia.

Munster appoint South African JP Ferreira as the province's new defence coach
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Munster appoint South African JP Ferreira as the province's new defence coach

Dec 14th 2017, 12:08 PM 9,943 Views 26 Comments

The 34-year-old arrives from the Golden Lions and replaces the recently-departed Jacques Nienaber.

British soldiers arrested over alleged membership of banned neo-Nazi group
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British soldiers arrested over alleged membership of banned neo-Nazi group

Sep 5th 2017, 6:06 PM 11,389 Views 59 Comments

The men were arrested “on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation and instigation of terrorism”.

UK says sorry for drowning of Iraqi boy forced into canal by British soldiers
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UK says sorry for drowning of Iraqi boy forced into canal by British soldiers

Sep 16th 2016, 1:45 PM 20,293 Views 39 Comments

The soldiers were acquitted of manslaughter in a British court.

RAF jets being sent towards Russian bombers 'heading for UK airspace'
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RAF jets being sent towards Russian bombers 'heading for UK airspace'

Feb 17th 2016, 4:06 PM 31,833 Views 85 Comments

The Ministry of Defence confirmed the news.

Britain’s secret force ‘used IRA tactics’ during the Troubles
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Britain’s secret force ‘used IRA tactics’ during the Troubles

Nov 21st 2013, 7:36 AM 30,424 Views 165 Comments

The activities of the Military Reconnaissance Force in the 1970s are subject to a Panorama investigation tonight and former members break their 40-year-silence.

More than 4,400 British soldiers given their marching orders
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More than 4,400 British soldiers given their marching orders

Jun 18th 2013, 5:35 PM 9,518 Views 54 Comments

The soldiers, 84 percent of whom had applied for voluntary redundancy, were informed in person by their commanding officers today.

British military plane takes €1 million to Cyprus
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British military plane takes €1 million to Cyprus

Mar 19th 2013, 5:21 PM 16,985 Views 37 Comments

The defence ministry said the cash cargo flight is a “contingency” plan in case banks in the country stop giving out money.

Iran's space monkey doesn't look happy
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Iran's space monkey doesn't look happy

Jan 28th 2013, 5:55 PM 15,375 Views 101 Comments

This little guy is the Yuri Gagarin of Iran’s monkeys. He looks pretty unhappy about that, though.

British soldier shot dead by man in Afghan army uniform
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British soldier shot dead by man in Afghan army uniform

Nov 12th 2012, 1:32 PM 3,631 Views 16 Comments

The Ministry of Defence confirmed it was an “insider attack”.

Ministry of Defence munitions stolen from English train
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Ministry of Defence munitions stolen from English train

Oct 27th 2012, 2:19 PM 7,141 Views 13 Comments

The materials are stable but could be hazardous if tampered with.

British soldier gives birth at Afghanistan's Camp Bastion
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British soldier gives birth at Afghanistan's Camp Bastion

Sep 20th 2012, 10:14 AM 6,939 Views 24 Comments

Female soldier is believed to be the first in the history of the British army to give birth on the front line.

London tower block residents lose appeal against missiles on roof
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London tower block residents lose appeal against missiles on roof

Jul 10th 2012, 4:07 PM 5,357 Views 10 Comments

The missiles are to be placed on the roof of the complex for the duration of the Olympic Games.

Prince Harry may return to Afghanistan as front line pilot
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Prince Harry may return to Afghanistan as front line pilot

Feb 9th 2012, 8:36 AM 2,612 Views 45 Comments

Captain Wales became a fully-qualified Apache Attack helicopter pilot yesterday.

Prince William involved in Irish Sea rescue mission
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Prince William involved in Irish Sea rescue mission

Nov 27th 2011, 3:39 PM 8,820 Views 52 Comments

The Duke of Cambridge co-piloted one of the helicopters as search teams tried to locate the eight crewmen of a sunken ship.

US to send 500 FBI agents to 2012 Olympics for extra security
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US to send 500 FBI agents to 2012 Olympics for extra security

Nov 14th 2011, 9:54 AM 503 Views 8 Comments

US has expressed concern over anti-terrorism laws in the UK.

Britain's defence secretary quits amid questions over role of best man
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Britain's defence secretary quits amid questions over role of best man

Oct 14th 2011, 5:25 PM 302 Views 1 Comment

Liam Fox quits the cabinet amid question marks over the role of his friend Adam Werritty, who did not hold a government position.

British army apologises to family of Derry man killed by soldier in 1971
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British army apologises to family of Derry man killed by soldier in 1971

Sep 13th 2011, 5:09 PM 436 Views 6 Comments

Billy McGreanery was shot dead as he walked by an army observation post in Derry in 1971. The soldier involved said he thought he saw him carrying a gun.

Pilot in Red Arrow plane crash has died
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Pilot in Red Arrow plane crash has died

Aug 20th 2011, 7:03 PM 1,373 Views 7 Comments

UK Royal Air Force stunt plane was seen bouncing off the ground several times at air show.

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O'Hare family welcome apology from British Government over Majella's death
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O'Hare family welcome apology from British Government over Majella's death

Mar 29th 2011, 7:58 AM 881 Views 0 Comments

Letter from Britain’s Ministry of Defence apologises to the family of Majella O’Hare, who was shot in the back at the age of 12 by a British paratrooper.

British government apologises for killing of Majella O'Hare
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British government apologises for killing of Majella O'Hare

Mar 28th 2011, 3:19 PM 1,928 Views 0 Comments

The British Minister for Defence has issued a formal apology to the family of 12-year-old Majella O’Hare, who was shot twice in the back by a British paratrooper in 1976.

Heavy gunfire heard in Tripoli as pro-Gaddafi forces claim gains in Libya
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Heavy gunfire heard in Tripoli as pro-Gaddafi forces claim gains in Libya

Mar 6th 2011, 9:33 AM 307 Views 0 Comments

The UK government has refused to comment on claims that SAS forces in Libya have been captured by rebels as the violence continues across the country.

Release of government files unveil reports of UFO sightings and phenomena
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Release of government files unveil reports of UFO sightings and phenomena

Mar 4th 2011, 11:19 AM 839 Views 2 Comments

The UK government has released thousands of pages of documents relating to UFO sightings and reports.