British army

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Major general jailed for 21 months for Dorset boarding school fee fraud
Nick Welch claimed nearly £50,000 even though his wife spent most of her time at the family home nearby

Nicola Slawson

26, Mar, 2021 @6:44 PM

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Senior army officer convicted of £48,000 Dorset boarding school fee fraud
Maj Gen Nick Welch believed to be the most senior officer to face court martial since 1815

Steven Morris and agency

25, Mar, 2021 @4:30 PM

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UK army, navy and RAF all to be cut back, defence review confirms
Cuts come despite Boris Johnson’s pre-election pledge not to cut armed services ‘in any form’

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

22, Mar, 2021 @6:07 PM

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UK defence cuts show gulf between ambition and action, says Labour
Ministers challenged over size of army as reduction of 10,000 in troop numbers expected to be announced

Dan Sabbagh

22, Mar, 2021 @12:01 AM

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UK military to unveil shift towards hi-tech warfare as cuts bite
Defence chiefs believe new technology such as Atak app can increase power of each soldier several times over

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

19, Mar, 2021 @6:00 PM

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Our ‘soldiers’ are not only in the military – key workers face risks for us too | Sarah Cliffe and Ian Goldin
People facing hazards to provide essential services deserve the same protections as the armed forces, say academics Sarah Cliffe and Ian Goldin

Sarah Cliffe and Ian Goldin

08, Mar, 2021 @10:00 AM

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MoD names Welsh Guards sergeant who died in live-fire exercise
Gavin Hillier died after being injured at Castlemartin Range in Pembrokeshire on Thursday evening

Nadeem Badshah

06, Mar, 2021 @7:04 PM

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UK foreign policy review will focus on China's growing power
Post-Brexit reset of priorities likely to seek greater diplomatic and military influence in east Asia and India

Dan Sabbagh and Aubrey Allegretti

05, Mar, 2021 @4:41 PM

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Women in UK armed forces face 'hostile environment' if they report bullying
Army veteran Diane Allen tells MPs that women are coerced to withdraw harassment complaints

Dan Sabbagh

04, Mar, 2021 @11:02 PM

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Senior army officer court martialed for alleged £48,000 fraud
Maj Gen Nick Welch is the most senior general to face court martial since 1815

Steven Morris

02, Mar, 2021 @5:08 PM

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Captain Sir Tom Moore’s funeral to get flypast by WWII plane
Family-only service given honour in recognition of veteran who died at 100 after raising £38m for NHS

Sarah Marsh

27, Feb, 2021 @8:00 AM

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British soldiers sacked for being gay can get their medals back
Campaigners say veterans should also get compensation for injustice they suffered and pensions restored

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

16, Feb, 2021 @12:01 AM

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