Royal Air Force

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Asylum seeker housing conditions under scrutiny at third ex-military site
Allegations of poor conditions, poor food quality and mental health crises at RAF Coltishall in Norfolk

Jamie Grierson Home affairs correspondent

14, Jan, 2021 @5:56 PM

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Corrie McKeague died after getting into waste bin, UK inquest hears
Missing airman is believed to have died after night out in Bury St Edmunds in 2016

Jamie Grierson and agencies

13, Nov, 2020 @3:51 PM

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Battle of Britain: 80th anniversary to be marked with events across UK
Commemorations include special immersive experience at Imperial War Museum in Duxford

Ben Quinn

14, Sep, 2020 @11:01 PM

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Dutch salvage mission begins for RAF bomber shot down 77 years ago
Plane lost on way back from Berlin in 1943 was found by chance in lake near Amsterdam in 2008

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

07, Sep, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Australian pilots drafted to help fly UK drones over Syria and Iraq
RAF crew shortage and concerns over stresses of piloting deadly aircraft behind MoD move

Dan Sabbagh

19, Aug, 2020 @5:58 PM

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Bessie Thomas obituary
Other lives: Second world war radar operator and tireless fundraiser for the British Legion

Marilyn Cunningham

05, Aug, 2020 @5:17 PM

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James Latimer obituary
Other Lives: Member of Bomber Command who flew 46 missions supporting troops in France and Germany

Colin Carr

02, Aug, 2020 @12:25 PM

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Boris Johnson repaint may ruin plane for military use, says ex-pilot
Former RAF transport pilot says ‘no one wants to go to war in a brightly coloured lollipop’

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

19, Jun, 2020 @1:43 PM

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Ricky Valance obituary
Sixties pop singer who had a No 1 hit with Tell Laura I Love Her

Spencer Leigh

16, Jun, 2020 @5:25 PM

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Air Force One for Boris? RAF plane for VIPs gets a union flag makeover
The prime minister’s plane, also used by royalty, is getting a new paint job costing £100,000 plus

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

16, Jun, 2020 @5:25 PM

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Tom Hunt obituary
Other lives: Teacher of adult learners who was himself educated through his RAF service

Aidan McGee

07, Jun, 2020 @9:51 AM

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VE Day: RAF jets to roar over UK to mark 75th anniversary
Boris Johnson urges nation to unite in tribute as celebrations are adapted due to Covid-19

Caroline Davies

08, May, 2020 @7:25 AM

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