Ministry of Defence

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MoD apologises over ‘unacceptable’ standard of army homes
Families sent letter admitting to failures amid claims of squalid and even dangerous accommodation

Daniel Boffey Chief reporter

03, Oct, 2022 @2:51 PM

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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 to give Ukraine underwater mine-clearing drones and training
MoD donates lightweight autonomous vehicles and skills to help make Ukrainian coastline safe for grain exports

Gemma McSherry

27, Aug, 2022 @3:20 PM

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Ukraine launches fresh strike on Russia’s Black Sea fleet headquarters
Video on Twitter appears to show reported drone attack on Sevastopol but Russians say at least one device was shot down

Miranda Bryant

20, Aug, 2022 @2:40 PM

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More than 18,000 refugees have crossed Channel in small boats this year – MoD
Figure passed as charities criticise Mail on Sunday’s claims about ‘economic migrants’ from Albania

Diane Taylor

07, Aug, 2022 @2:12 PM

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UK Rwanda asylum plan under fire as rising numbers cross Channel
MoD says 696 people made journey in small boats on Monday, as concerns grow over government response

Rajeev Syal

02, Aug, 2022 @3:16 PM

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‘Political pressure’ claims in inquiry into alleged SAS killings of Afghans
Emails disclosed by lawyers for two families of victims suggested police told to ignore role of senior officers

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

26, Jul, 2022 @7:53 PM

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Penny Mordaunt: what her 85 days as defence secretary tell us about her
Analysis: Tory leader contender was first woman to hold post and is hoping trade and equalities experience will also play in favour

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

19, Jul, 2022 @11:22 AM

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The Guardian view on the SAS in Afghanistan: investigate claims of war crimes | Editorial
Editorial: The elite soldiers of the British army cannot be allowed to escape the laws of war


12, Jul, 2022 @6:17 PM

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Royal Navy promoted sailor despite joining neo-Nazi group
Would-be submariner exposed by Observer escaped discipline amid fear of extremism in forces

Mark Townsend

03, Jul, 2022 @7:15 AM

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Afghan embassy staff remain in hiding despite being eligible for UK relocation
UK government accused of leaving former employees and their families ‘in limbo’ in Afghanistan, where they are targets for the Taliban

Nicola Kelly

01, Jul, 2022 @5:15 AM

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Ben Wallace ‘wants defence budget lifted to 2.5% of GDP by 2028’
Defence secretary’s leaked letter to PM warns of shortfalls in military personnel and long-range rocket artillery

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

28, Jun, 2022 @9:16 AM

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