Military

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MoD admits ‘mistakes were made’ in RAF diversity recruitment drive
Air force insists standards did not drop as a result of campaign that prompted resignation of group captain

Gemma McSherry

26, Sep, 2022 @9:34 PM

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UK defence spending to double to £100bn by 2030, says minister
Ben Wallace says military will grow for first time since end of cold war with armed forces’ budget rise

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

25, Sep, 2022 @1:13 PM

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Britain’s military plays key and colourful role in royal send-off
Thousands of military personnel from the UK and Commonwealth took centre-stage at the Queen’s funeral

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

19, Sep, 2022 @3:21 PM

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Victoria and George Cross recipients to take part in Queen’s funeral procession
Seventeen of those awarded the honours will be in attendance, including one from New Zealand and four from Australia

Jamie Grierson

17, Sep, 2022 @8:31 AM

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‘It’s a huge honour’: military rehearses for Queen’s funeral procession
Troops and military horses have been rehearsing almost non-stop for four days to ensure nothing goes wrong

Rachel Hall

13, Sep, 2022 @10:54 AM

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Facile, empty and cliched – Liz Truss’s first week has been a disaster | Simon Jenkins
The new prime minister made promises on the campaign trail she hoped would be forgotten. She is already paying the price, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins

10, Sep, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Letters of last resort: PM’s early task to write to UK’s nuclear sub commanders
Liz Truss must outline instructions in the event the UK is destroyed in an all-out attack

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

06, Sep, 2022 @4:00 PM

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UK’s defective Nato flagship could miss ‘landmark’ flight trials
HMS Prince of Wales retreats to sheltered anchorage for repairs after propeller malfunction, risking cross-Atlantic date with allies

Nadeem Badshah

29, Aug, 2022 @10:23 PM

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Home Office pays firms £2.5m to pick up people trying to cross Channel
Aeolian Offshore and CWind, both of which usually serve offshore wind industry, providing boats and crew

Rob Davies

29, Aug, 2022 @2:25 PM

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HMS Prince of Wales breaks down day after leaving Portsmouth
UK’s biggest warship suffers propeller shaft damage off south coast after setting sail for US

Vivian Ho

28, Aug, 2022 @10:21 PM

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Welsh Guards sergeant killed in training was mistaken for target, report finds
Sgt Gavin Hillier was shot at Castlemartin range by short-sighted soldier not wearing corrective lenses

Joe Middleton and agencies

28, Aug, 2022 @3:28 PM

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Red Arrows members investigated over alleged inappropriate behaviour
Minister says some personnel have been removed from RAF’s display team for this season

Jamie Grierson

24, Aug, 2022 @9:34 AM

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