British army

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Labour says Johnson is breaking election promise with army reorganisation – as it happened
Latest updates: Labour says PM has broken promise not to cut size of the army after restructuring announced

Andrew Sparrow

25, Nov, 2021 @4:52 PM

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British army to get extra £8bn of kit as part of radical shake-up
Defence secretary says Future Soldier programme will reconfigure army to face next-generation threats

Caroline Davies

25, Nov, 2021 @2:31 PM

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Jim Boardman obituary
Other lives: Career soldier who fought in the 1944 Normandy campaign

David Boardman

21, Nov, 2021 @3:10 PM

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British soldiers to give more support to Poland amid Belarus border crisis
Defence secretary confirms plans being worked up to strengthen the fence breached by migrants

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

18, Nov, 2021 @10:00 PM

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Parents call for British army college to be shut down after abuse claims
Letter challenges Ofsted on why it recently rated Army Foundation College in Harrogate as ‘outstanding’

Ben Quinn

18, Nov, 2021 @11:46 AM

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Military chief pledges UK cooperation with Kenya in Wanjiru case
Gen Sir Nick Carter says alleged murder of Agnes Wanjiru by British soldier was ‘truly shocking’

Jamie Grierson

14, Nov, 2021 @2:55 PM

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Family of Kenyan woman allegedly murdered by UK soldier to sue MoD
Agnes Wanjiru’s family instruct law firm to demand answers over her death

Rachel Hall and agency

10, Nov, 2021 @5:54 PM

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‘She did not deserve to die like this’: family seeks justice for Kenyan woman allegedly killed by UK soldier
Reports that British soldier confessed to Kenyan woman’s murder in 2012 have deeply affected relatives in Nanyuki

Peter Muiruri in Nanyuki

09, Nov, 2021 @11:17 AM

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Army chief ‘appalled’ by British soldiers’ alleged role in killing of Kenyan woman
Agnes Wanjiru’s body was found in Nanyuki, Kenya, in 2012, behind room where soldiers had stayed

Lucy Campbell

28, Oct, 2021 @10:52 AM

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UK defence minister faces call for inquiry into 2012 killing of Kenyan woman
Inquest in Kenya in 2019 concluded that Agnes Wanjiru, 21, ‘was murdered by British soldiers’

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

24, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Army veteran’s Troubles trial contributed to his death, lawyer says
Dennis Hutchings was three days into hearing in Belfast for 1974 killing when he died from Covid on Monday

Lisa O'Carroll

19, Oct, 2021 @1:44 PM

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El Alamein, Dresden and a cold war spy: the incredible life of Victor Gregg
A celebration of the achievements of the Britain’s oldest para veteran, who died last week aged 101

Rick Stroud

17, Oct, 2021 @6:15 AM

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