British army

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Tamil refugees detained by UK on Chagos Islands go on hunger strike
Forty-two hunger strikers are part of group of 89 Sri Lankans whose boat was intercepted in Indian Ocean by UK military

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

20, May, 2022 @2:23 PM

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For decades the MoD denied my mystery illness. At last I feel I know the truth | Kevin Muldoon
Veterans like me have been waiting to know the source of our Gulf war syndrome. New research may finally give us answers, says Gulf war veteran Kevin Muldoon

Kevin Muldoon

12, May, 2022 @9:09 AM

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UK’s army recruitment system closed since March after data breach
Data relating to about 120 army recruits was offered for sale on the dark web

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

26, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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May I have a word about… a no-nonsense message from the army’s highest ranking woman | Jonathan Bouquet
Maj Gen Sharon Nesmith joins the pantheon of great military quotes with her ‘lethal and agile force’ mission statement

Jonathan Bouquet

17, Apr, 2022 @8:30 AM

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Minister asks military charities to help ensure British veterans don’t fight in Ukraine
Leo Docherty steps in after Boris Johnson says serving soldiers would face court martial

Peter Walker Political correspondent

11, Mar, 2022 @12:09 PM

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MoD delivery of Ajax armoured vehicles will be a challenge, says watchdog
Unresolved safety issues has led to four-year delay of 589 vehicles, leaving army with ageing equipment

Jamie Grierson

11, Mar, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Man dies and 23 rescued in ‘ferocious’ conditions on Ben Nevis
Man falls 300 metres to his death and army group gets into difficulty after trying to help him

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

09, Mar, 2022 @1:19 PM

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British army veterans denied treatment for brain injuries
They have seizures and brain damage but the MoD insists their illnesses are psychological. Now scans could help thousands of soldiers who have been misdiagnosed

David Rose

20, Feb, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Henry Danton obituary
Ballet dancer who brought grace and style to Frederick Ashton’s famous 1946 masterpiece Symphonic Variations

Jane Pritchard

17, Feb, 2022 @5:41 PM

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UK to send troops to Poland amid concern about Russian buildup
Britain and Poland ‘stand side by side’ as concern mounts about possible Russian invasion of Ukraine

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

07, Feb, 2022 @6:09 PM

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MoD seeks to buy back 38,000 homes leased from firm run by billionaire
Guy Hands and Annington Homes, rather than taxpayers, benefited from soaring UK property market after 1996 privatisation

Julia Kollewe

27, Jan, 2022 @3:39 PM

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Jack Clafferty obituary
Other lives: Draughtsman who produced memorable images for the Troops Out Movement during the Troubles

Aisling Clafferty

06, Jan, 2022 @5:29 PM

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