Ministry of Defence

Article image
Peers seek to block limit on UK soldiers’ accountability for war crimes
Government could suffer high-profile defeat over five-year deadline proposed in overseas operations bill

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

13, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

Article image
RAF engaged in 10-day attack on Isis in Iraq this spring
Typhoon planes and cruise missiles used in biggest air raid against group in two years, ‘probably killing dozens’ says force

Dan Sabbagh Defence editor

07, Apr, 2021 @11:01 PM

Article image
Gavin Williamson is called 'sly schemer' by former Tory minister
Education secretary described as ‘venomous’ and ‘self-serving’ by Alan Duncan in newly released diary entries

Kevin Rawlinson

05, Apr, 2021 @11:28 AM

Article image
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

Article image
Investigation launched into Royal Navy Hawk crash in Cornwall
Two pilots were seen ejecting from plane in St Martins area of Helston and treated by ambulance staff

Yohannes Lowe

25, Mar, 2021 @11:42 AM

Article image
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

Article image
This is a defence of white elephants, not the realm | Letters
Letters: Richard Norton-Taylor, Fawzi Ibrahim and Margaret Owen on the government’s security, defence and foreign policy review

Letters

18, Mar, 2021 @6:05 PM

Article image
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

Article image
Tunnel visions and the romance of the railways in Scotland | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to an article by Ian Jack on proposals for a rail tunnel between Scotland and Northern Ireland and a long-lost railway line

Letters

22, Feb, 2021 @5:33 PM

Article image
Labour criticises cuts after leaked MoD report says army low on troops
Opposition says ‘a proper defence strategy’ is required after ‘a decade of decline’

Mattha Busby

06, Feb, 2021 @5:46 PM

Article image
Trident nuclear submarine replacement delayed by another year
Annoucement raises new questions as to whether UK’s current ageing fleet can be relied on

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

04, Feb, 2021 @7:22 PM

Article image
UK trained military of 15 countries with poor human rights records
Campaigners seek inquiry into whether skills gained in UK were used to commit abuses in countries such as Bahrain, China and Saudi Arabia

Diane Taylor

17, Jan, 2021 @6:25 PM

1 / 69 pages