Military

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Royal Navy unlikely to pursue Channel refugee ‘pushback’ policy
Military preparing options for No 10 but use of warships to turn back refugees seen as disproportionate

Rajeev Syal and Dan Sabbagh

17, Jan, 2022 @4:16 PM

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‘Dangerous’ new UK policing bill would crush protests like ours, Gurkhas warn
Veterans say ‘arbitrary’ powers contained in proposals going before the Lords would have silenced their pensions campaign

Mark Townsend

15, Jan, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Prince Andrew loses military roles and use of HRH title
Queen also strips royal patronages from duke, who will fight US sexual assault lawsuit as private citizen

Ben Quinn and Caroline Davies

13, Jan, 2022 @8:35 PM

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Royal Navy will fail without reform, says outgoing deputy chief
Nick Hine laments ‘rose-tinted view of tradition’ and ‘spurious belief’ risk can be avoided

Ben Quinn

12, Jan, 2022 @4:42 PM

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‘Admirals would say: we don’t want to serve with these people’ – Craig Jones, the sailor who came out and changed the navy
The ban on gay people serving in the military meant the lieutenant commander spent a decade fearing imprisonment. As soon as it was lifted he insisted on speaking out – whatever the cost

Simon Hattenstone

12, Jan, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Two army instructors cleared of racially abusing Muslim trainee soldier
Court martial clears officers accused of taunting Rifleman Kasem Salem at a North Yorkshire training centre

Steven Morris and agency

11, Jan, 2022 @6:09 PM

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Military deployed at London hospitals due to Omicron staff shortages
Support, which includes 40 army doctors, shows ministers can no longer ignore scale of understaffing, union leaders say

Denis Campbell, Dan Sabbagh and Hannah Devlin

07, Jan, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Falkland Islands war photos to go on show for 40th anniversary
Imperial War Museums exhibition will explore long-term legacy of the UK’s 1982 conflict with Argentina

Caroline Davies

06, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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UK accused of ‘targeted killing’ after drone strike on arms dealer to IS
Rights charity seeks answers from MoD over death of Abu Hamza al-Shuhail in Syria in October

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

06, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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MoD has wasted £13bn since Tories came to power, Labour claims
Labour publishes document highlighting failed procurement projects, overspends and other administrative errors

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

05, Jan, 2022 @11:45 AM

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Soldier on Tower of London patrol filmed knocking over child
Incident involved ceremonial Coldstream Guard who provide protection for royal palaces

Sarah Marsh

30, Dec, 2021 @4:23 PM

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Navy to dismantle sunken cargo ship on Thames holding unstable explosives
MoD reportedly warns of ‘mass damage and potential loss of life’ if ordnance on SS Richard Montgomery triggered

Charlie Moloney

30, Dec, 2021 @3:24 PM

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