British army

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Sir William Gage obituary
Appeal court judge who chaired the public inquiry into the 2003 death of the Iraqi prisoner Baha Mousa in British army custody

Owen Bowcott

15, Oct, 2023 @4:41 PM

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SAS had ‘gone too far’ in Afghanistan, inquiry into claims of unlawful killings told
Memo by military police chief said there was ‘no shortage of detractors’ in Whitehall of elite unit’s conduct

Dan Sabbagh Defence editor

15, Oct, 2023 @3:17 PM

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SAS shot dead two sleeping Afghans in war crime, public inquiry told
Two children were seriously injured in 2012 incident, inquiry into 80 deaths hears

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

11, Oct, 2023 @5:30 PM

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SAS troops ‘executed Afghan males of fighting age’, inquiry hears
Counsel to London inquiry into 80 civilian deaths focuses on British operations in Helmand province between 2010 and 2013

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

09, Oct, 2023 @6:50 PM

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Inquiry to open into claims British soldiers summarily killed 80 Afghans
Public inquiry into alleged actions of SAS units to begin amid victims’ families pleas for truth to be uncovered

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

08, Oct, 2023 @11:01 PM

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White House warns of ‘unprecedented’ Serbian troop buildup on Kosovo border
US calls for immediate withdrawal of forces as British troops sent to reinforce Nato peacekeeping force

Julian Borger in Washington

30, Sep, 2023 @5:38 PM

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Met police request support from army after officers down firearms
Officers in Greater London’s police force have put down weapons in protest at colleague’s murder charge

Vikram Dodd and Aamna Mohdin

24, Sep, 2023 @7:06 PM

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‘War is back. People want to stock up’: inside Europe’s biggest arms fair
Military spending is at an all-time high – and from laser-guided drones to dog armour, there is no shortage of hardware. Our writer visits the vast ‘supermarket of death’ that is London’s DSEI shop floor

Oliver Wainwright

20, Sep, 2023 @4:03 PM

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UK vulnerable to potential missile or drone attack, says military chief
Russia’s total-war attacks on Ukraine citizens show up limits of UK’s air defence systems, Adm Sir Tony Radakin tells conference

Dan Sabbagh

14, Sep, 2023 @6:15 PM

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Zelenskiy urged to intervene in case of British soldier who deserted to fight in Ukraine
Exclusive: Celebrated Ukrainian commander asks president to call for pardon for Alexander Garms-Rizzi

Luke Harding and Dan Sabbagh

11, Sep, 2023 @3:00 AM

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Former British soldier fighting in Ukraine found dead with hands tied
Jordan Chadwick, 31, who served in Scots Guards, had ‘passion to support freedom’, his mother says

Harry Taylor

09, Sep, 2023 @10:47 AM

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Kenya launches inquiry into claims of abuse by British soldiers at training unit
Nairobi MPs say findings could have implications for the defence deal that allows UK troops to train in the country

Caroline Kimeu in Nairobi

14, Aug, 2023 @7:00 AM

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