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Namibia Economist
Guns and gheeexperts; the trouble is that they function as separate fiefdoms. “No service ta
Guns and ghee
Namibia Economist / Posted 2 hours ago
experts; the trouble is that they function as separate fiefdoms. “No service talks to the others, and the civilians in the Ministry of Defence don’t talk to them,” says Mr Shukla. Bizarrely, there are no military men inside the ministry at all.... Read more
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express
Reaper crews ‘are the unsung heroes in Iraq’harming the Iraqi villager. The strike was aborted, the terrorists left free to
Reaper crews ‘are the unsung heroes in Iraq’
express / Posted 2 hours ago
harming the Iraqi villager. The strike was aborted, the terrorists left free to fight another day. The dramatic new Ministry of Defence footage, shown to the Sunday Express and available to you online at express.co.uk, emerges in a week... Read more
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Daily Mail
Kate, Wills, George and Charlotte touch down in Canada37, is William's amiable but fiercely loyal private secretary, who was poached
Kate, Wills, George and Charlotte touch down in Canada
Daily Mail / Posted 10 hours ago
37, is William's amiable but fiercely loyal private secretary, who was poached by the royal household in 2009 from the Ministry of Defence. He will be in charge of the prince's engagements and helps to write his speeches. Miguel and Rebecca... Read more
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heraldscotland
Secret documents reveal UK 'complicit' in controversial US drone warsGhostwolf to capture or eliminate “key nodes” in terrorist networks. The RAF w
Secret documents reveal UK 'complicit' in controversial US drone wars
heraldscotland / Posted 10 hours ago
Ghostwolf to capture or eliminate “key nodes” in terrorist networks. The RAF website states Menwith Hill is owned by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) and made available to the US Department of Defense. It states Government ministers are fully... Read more
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heraldscotland
Doubts raised over UK's 'no civilian deaths' claim after 1000 airstrikesin an airstrike which accidentally killed more than 60 Syrian soldiers fighting
Doubts raised over UK's 'no civilian deaths' claim after 1000 airstrikes
heraldscotland / Posted 10 hours ago
in an airstrike which accidentally killed more than 60 Syrian soldiers fighting IS. Airwars said it has alerted the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to 43 reports of incidents in which civilian casualties were alleged between December and July this... Read more
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The Economic Times
Boeing to supply 22 harpoon missiles system to Indiainto its armed forces," it added. Sources in the industry said that a contract
Boeing to supply 22 harpoon missiles system to India
The Economic Times / Posted 16 hours ago
into its armed forces," it added. Sources in the industry said that a contract was signed this June between Indian Ministry of Defence and US Department of Defense for supply of Harpoon systems for the submarines. To execute this contract,... Read more
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New Kerala
Boeing to supply 22 harpoon missiles system to India - newkerala.com #123400into its armed forces," it added. Sources in the industry said that a contract
Boeing to supply 22 harpoon missiles system to India - newkerala.com #123400
New Kerala / Posted 17 hours ago
into its armed forces," it added. Sources in the industry said that a contract was signed this June between Indian Ministry of Defence and US Department of Defense for supply of Harpoon systems for the submarines. To execute this contract,... Read more
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Daily Star
RAF blitz ISIS bomb boat as allies sink the ENTIRE jihadi 'navy' in three weeksat once Moving vehicle blasted to smithereens by US forces Footage of Russian
RAF blitz ISIS bomb boat as allies sink the ENTIRE jihadi 'navy' in three weeks
Daily Star / Posted 17 hours ago
at once Moving vehicle blasted to smithereens by US forces Footage of Russian airstrike against ISIS released by Russian Ministry of Defence Russian airstrike against ISIS released by Russian Ministry of Defence Airstrikes on ISIS’s river power... Read more
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International Business Times
RAF stepping up Isis air strikes as MoD says British jets targeted by terror groupRAF will play a key role in attacking the Islamic State (Isis) stronghold of Mo
RAF stepping up Isis air strikes as MoD says British jets targeted by terror group
International Business Times / Posted 19 hours ago
RAF will play a key role in attacking the Islamic State (Isis) stronghold of Mosul, which could take place in weeks, as the Ministry of Defence (MoD) admits IS (Daesh) missiles have targeted UK jets. IS are dug in to defend Iraq's second city – the... Read more
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express
Allies DESTROY entire ISIS 'navy' in just THREE WEEKSof the wider campaign for the coalition to launch an offensive to retake the ci
Allies DESTROY entire ISIS 'navy' in just THREE WEEKS
express / Posted 19 hours ago
of the wider campaign for the coalition to launch an offensive to retake the city, which could start in early October. A Ministry of Defence spokeswoman told the Express that she was not aware that any British personnel had been involved in any... Read more
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Gulf News
British troops victims of a witchhunt’ - Defence ministeralso disclosed that British troops were facing a fresh wave of criminal investi
British troops victims of a witchhunt’ - Defence minister
Gulf News / Posted 19 hours ago
also disclosed that British troops were facing a fresh wave of criminal investigations into alleged abuse after the Ministry of Defence set up a new inquiry into their actions in Afghanistan. Family members of soldiers killed in action have... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Hounding Army veterans over Troubles deaths a travesty, says former soldieraged well into my 60s, I received in the post a package from the Historical Enq
Hounding Army veterans over Troubles deaths a travesty, says former soldier
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
aged well into my 60s, I received in the post a package from the Historical Enquiries Team covered by a letter from the Ministry of Defence which said I would be required for questioning about an incident in which I had been involved in Belfast... Read more
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News.com.au
London celebrates the 100th anniversary of tank inventionto the battlefield with more impressive speed and secrecy than this tank,” he s
London celebrates the 100th anniversary of tank invention
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
to the battlefield with more impressive speed and secrecy than this tank,” he said. “The procurement department at the Ministry of Defence should use this example as an example of best practice.” He said 100 years on, it was important to... Read more
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The Hindu
Reshuffle of officials at Additional Secretary levelSecretariat while S.K. Kohli, Controller-General of Defence Accounts, has been
Reshuffle of officials at Additional Secretary level
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
Secretariat while S.K. Kohli, Controller-General of Defence Accounts, has been made Secretary, Defence Finance, in the Ministry of Defence in place of Shobhana Joshi, who retired on August 31. Udai Pratap Singh has been moved from the Tourism... Read more
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Business Standard India
India signs euro 7.8-bn deal for 36 Rafale fightersof the actual contract. “Rafale is a potent weapon which will add to the capabi
India signs euro 7.8-bn deal for 36 Rafale fighters
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
of the actual contract. “Rafale is a potent weapon which will add to the capability of IAF,” Parrikar said. Senior ministry of defence (MoD) officials, speaking anonymously after the signing, said the average cost of each Rafale was fixed... Read more
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Aljazeera
Q&A: Rape as a tool of war 'won't work forever'when he says we should have zero tolerance for this kind of behaviour. And I've
Q&A: Rape as a tool of war 'won't work forever'
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
when he says we should have zero tolerance for this kind of behaviour. And I've been working with my colleagues in the ministry of defence in the UK to find a way to help the United Nations and our colleagues around the world to ensure that... Read more
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birminghammail
Bin designed to withstand a terrorist blastoff to the sides. It will keep the blast contained.” He added that there would
Bin designed to withstand a terrorist blast
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
off to the sides. It will keep the blast contained.” He added that there would be no fragmentation of the material either. The company says the patented bins have been subject to rigorous testing and are Home Office and Ministry of Defence approv... Read more
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Business Standard India
India signs Euro 7.8 bn deal for 36 Rafale fighters; no options for moreof the actual contract. “Rafale is a potent weapon which will add to the capabi
India signs Euro 7.8 bn deal for 36 Rafale fighters; no options for more
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
of the actual contract. “Rafale is a potent weapon which will add to the capability of IAF,” Parrikar said. Senior ministry of defence (MoD) officials, speaking anonymously after the signing, said the average cost of each Rafale was fixed... Read more
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SKY News
Fallon warns Russians over aid convoy airstrikewhich occurred on a base near Deir al Zor airport, insisting that its intended
Fallon warns Russians over aid convoy airstrike
SKY News / Posted yesterday
which occurred on a base near Deir al Zor airport, insisting that its intended target was Islamic State fighters. Britain admitted playing a role in that strike but the Ministry of Defence insisted it would never "intentionally" strike Syrian forc... Read more
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express
TAWNY Blair? Former PM Blair attempts to turn back time by reaching for the hair dyewhite on the night when he got this medal from George Bush in 2009 At the time
TAWNY Blair? Former PM Blair attempts to turn back time by reaching for the hair dye
express / Posted yesterday
white on the night when he got this medal from George Bush in 2009 At the time the hairdresser revealed the PM got the Ministry of Defence involved to shut down the communication after he responded with a hillarious response. He later quipped:... Read more
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New Kerala
Textile ministry preparing plan to promote handicrafts, tribal communities, says Smriti Irani - newkerala.com #122937they can be better protected through clothing, she said, "We have identified wi
Textile ministry preparing plan to promote handicrafts, tribal communities, says Smriti Irani - newkerala.com #122937
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
they can be better protected through clothing, she said, "We have identified within the Ministry, our engagement with the Ministry of Defence as to what kind of support that we can give, the industry can have a huge intervention, not only from... Read more
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Daily Mail
Putin his GROWLER anti-aircraft missile in range of NATO's Baltic basethe coast of Scotland. Share this article Each of the bombers is capable of c
Putin his GROWLER anti-aircraft missile in range of NATO's Baltic base
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
the coast of Scotland. Share this article Each of the bombers is capable of carrying 16 nuclear missiles. According the Ministry of Defence: 'We can confirm that Quick Reaction Alert Typhoon aircraft from RAF Lossiemouth intercepted two Russian... Read more
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Business Standard India
Govt trying to ensure grant reaches tribals directly: Smriti Irani(regarding) how they can be better protected through clothing, we have identifi
Govt trying to ensure grant reaches tribals directly: Smriti Irani
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
(regarding) how they can be better protected through clothing, we have identified with the help of our engagement with the ministry of defence what kind of support we can give," she said. "I spoke about technical textiles and that is where I think... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Telegraph victory as Defence Secretary announces U-turn on troops paying for their own legal defencesOne of her key demands was a guarantee that all legal costs for independent, ou
Telegraph victory as Defence Secretary announces U-turn on troops paying for their own legal defences
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
One of her key demands was a guarantee that all legal costs for independent, outside criminal lawyers be paid for by the Ministry of Defence. Ms Meredith also wants a time limit put on cases to prevent historic allegations from more than a... Read more
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Computer Business Review
GCHQ, Telefonica partner on UK cyber security start-up acceleratorarchitecture. There will be the opportunity to pitch products and services to G
GCHQ, Telefonica partner on UK cyber security start-up accelerator
Computer Business Review / Posted yesterday
architecture. There will be the opportunity to pitch products and services to Government departments including the Ministry of Defence and GCHQ’s national and international commercial partners. Participants will also be able to gain a... Read more
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New Kerala
Emphasis to harness BCIM economic corridor at NE connectivity summit of FICCI - newkerala.com #122806groups. Restriction on various constructions on the border areas need to e rela
Emphasis to harness BCIM economic corridor at NE connectivity summit of FICCI - newkerala.com #122806
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
groups. Restriction on various constructions on the border areas need to e relaxed for Indo-Myanmar bordering area. The Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Home Affairs have been imposing various restrictions on construction and other... Read more
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The Irish Times
The Siege of Jadotville: A survivor speaksabout a year ago and I am pushing for medals to be awarded to the people my fat
The Siege of Jadotville: A survivor speaks
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
about a year ago and I am pushing for medals to be awarded to the people my father recommended. I had meetings with the ministry of defence. [Minister]Simon Coveney was very helpful and they agreed to a unit citation award. But I’m still chasing... Read more
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The Irish Times
The Siege of Jadotville: How Ireland almost had its own Alamoabout a year ago and I am pushing for medals to be awarded to the people my fat
The Siege of Jadotville: How Ireland almost had its own Alamo
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
about a year ago and I am pushing for medals to be awarded to the people my father recommended. I had meetings with the ministry of defence. [Minister]Simon Coveney was very helpful and they agreed to a unit citation award. But I’m still chasing... Read more
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Daily Star
Brit troops accused of war crimes 'not entitled to legal aid'incidents of abuse, murder and torture in a massive £57 million probe by the Ir
Brit troops accused of war crimes 'not entitled to legal aid'
Daily Star / Posted 2 days ago
incidents of abuse, murder and torture in a massive £57 million probe by the Iraq Historic Allegations Team (IHAT). The Ministry of Defence is footing the multi-million pound bill for legal fees of Iraqi and Afghan accusers, but it is not... Read more
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express
'Outrageous and penny-pinching' British troops accused of war crimes 'not entitled to legaincidents of abuse, murder and torture in an extensive £57 million probe by the
'Outrageous and penny-pinching' British troops accused of war crimes 'not entitled to lega
express / Posted 2 days ago
incidents of abuse, murder and torture in an extensive £57 million probe by the Iraq Historic Allegations Team (IHAT). The Ministry of Defence is footing the multi-million pound bill for legal fees of Iraqi and Afghan accusers but according to the... Read more
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Daily Star
World's ultimate weapons: Futuristic arms locked and loaded ready for World War 3art fighter planes which are the most advanced military aircraft in the world a
World's ultimate weapons: Futuristic arms locked and loaded ready for World War 3
Daily Star / Posted 2 days ago
art fighter planes which are the most advanced military aircraft in the world are coming to the Royal Navy. The Ministry of Defence took delivery of the stealth aircraft at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire earlier this year and the... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Move on oil crescentPFG authority. A second was to place that authority under his direct supervisio
Move on oil crescent
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
PFG authority. A second was to place that authority under his direct supervision, rather than under the supervision of the Ministry of Defence to which the PFG had been subordinate before this. However, these steps— establishing personal control... Read more
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Daily Star
RAF fighters INTERCEPT Vladimir Putin's nuke bombers flying off British coastBlackjack bombers. The nuclear-capable bombers were spotted cruising just west
RAF fighters INTERCEPT Vladimir Putin's nuke bombers flying off British coast
Daily Star / Posted 2 days ago
Blackjack bombers. The nuclear-capable bombers were spotted cruising just west of the Shetland Islands. MODPROOF: The Ministry of Defence released images of the Blackjack bombers spotted near Shetland Intercepts of Russian aircraft by NATO... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
British soldiers who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan face having legal fees docked from their payBritish troops prosecuted for alleged abuses in Iraq and Afghanistan face havin
British soldiers who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan face having legal fees docked from their pay
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
British troops prosecuted for alleged abuses in Iraq and Afghanistan face having their pay docked by the Ministry of Defence to cover their legal costs, The Daily Telegraph has learnt. The move was last night branded “outrageous and penny-pinching”... Read more
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Business Standard India
As Rafale pact is inked, many concerns remainhis PM, publicly defending a decision he neither understood nor agreed with, th
As Rafale pact is inked, many concerns remain
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
his PM, publicly defending a decision he neither understood nor agreed with, that was taken over his head, and that senior ministry of defence (MoD) officials warned him would be difficult to defend. Today, 17 months later, most pledges that... Read more
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express
RAF jets scrambled to intercept Russian bombers close to British airspacebombers did not enter British airspace, authorities were alarmed when they pass
RAF jets scrambled to intercept Russian bombers close to British airspace
express / Posted 2 days ago
bombers did not enter British airspace, authorities were alarmed when they passed to the west of the Shetland Islands. The Ministry of Defence revealed jets from RAF Lossiemouth and RAF Coningsby were eventually launched as a "precautionary... Read more
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International Business Times
Russian bombers intercepted by RAF near Shetlandssaid the RAF in a statement. "At no point did the Russian aircraft enter UK te
Russian bombers intercepted by RAF near Shetlands
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
said the RAF in a statement. "At no point did the Russian aircraft enter UK territorial airspace," it continued. A Ministry of Defence spokeswoman told IBTimes UK the Russian planes where flying from the direction of Norway past the west of... Read more
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Daily Mirror
British troops self-harming has soared by a third in just five yearscommits suicide almost every two weeks.Lee Alan Dodgson suffered from PTSD On
British troops self-harming has soared by a third in just five years
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
commits suicide almost every two weeks.Lee Alan Dodgson suffered from PTSD On the figures relating to self-harming the Ministry of Defence argued that the increase in reported cases could be because of the introduction of improved methods of... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Bangladesh presses for harnessing BCIM economic corridor at Tripura summitof roads and other developmental activities on both sides of the border within
Bangladesh presses for harnessing BCIM economic corridor at Tripura summit
Bdnews24.com / Posted 2 days ago
of roads and other developmental activities on both sides of the border within the 25 km aerial restriction area. The Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Home Affairs have been imposing restrictions on construction and other development... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Brit troops facing probe into abuse in Afghanistan after secret MoD probein 2014 as the security situation in Afghanistan worsened following the withdra
Brit troops facing probe into abuse in Afghanistan after secret MoD probe
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
in 2014 as the security situation in Afghanistan worsened following the withdrawal of British and American forces. The Ministry of Defence said yesterday (THU): “Our Armed Forces are rightly held to the highest standards and, whilst rare, there... Read more
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Investors Chronicle
Mitchells & Butlers, Hurricane Energy, WYG & morethe time of the referendum, management says activity has started to pick up and
Mitchells & Butlers, Hurricane Energy, WYG & more
Investors Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
the time of the referendum, management says activity has started to pick up and the group has won new projects with the Ministry of Defence and Hertfordshire County Council most recently. Buy. Chief financial officer at International Personal... Read more
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Bolton News
Self-harming among armed forces up by a thirdpersonnel deliberately self-harming has jumped by more than a third over a five
Self-harming among armed forces up by a third
Bolton News / Posted 2 days ago
personnel deliberately self-harming has jumped by more than a third over a five-year period. Figures released by the Ministry of Defence revealed a 36% increase in servicemen and women who self-harmed at least once between 2010/11 and... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Self-harming among armed forces up by a thirdpersonnel deliberately self-harming has jumped by more than a third over a five
Self-harming among armed forces up by a third
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
personnel deliberately self-harming has jumped by more than a third over a five-year period. Figures released by the Ministry of Defence revealed a 36% increase in servicemen and women who self-harmed at least once between 2010/11 and... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Self-harming among armed forces up by a thirdpersonnel deliberately self-harming has jumped by more than a third over a five
Self-harming among armed forces up by a third
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 2 days ago
personnel deliberately self-harming has jumped by more than a third over a five-year period. Figures released by the Ministry of Defence revealed a 36% increase in servicemen and women who self-harmed at least once between 2010/11 and... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Self-harming among armed forces up by a thirdpersonnel deliberately self-harming has jumped by more than a third over a five
Self-harming among armed forces up by a third
Croydon Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
personnel deliberately self-harming has jumped by more than a third over a five-year period. Figures released by the Ministry of Defence revealed a 36% increase in servicemen and women who self-harmed at least once between 2010/11 and... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Self-harming among armed forces up by a thirdpersonnel deliberately self-harming has jumped by more than a third over a five
Self-harming among armed forces up by a third
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
personnel deliberately self-harming has jumped by more than a third over a five-year period. Figures released by the Ministry of Defence revealed a 36% increase in servicemen and women who self-harmed at least once between 2010/11 and... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Self-harming among armed forces up by a thirdpersonnel deliberately self-harming has jumped by more than a third over a five
Self-harming among armed forces up by a third
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 days ago
personnel deliberately self-harming has jumped by more than a third over a five-year period. Figures released by the Ministry of Defence revealed a 36% increase in servicemen and women who self-harmed at least once between 2010/11 and... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Self-harming among armed forces up by a thirdpersonnel deliberately self-harming has jumped by more than a third over a five
Self-harming among armed forces up by a third
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
personnel deliberately self-harming has jumped by more than a third over a five-year period. Figures released by the Ministry of Defence revealed a 36% increase in servicemen and women who self-harmed at least once between 2010/11 and... Read more
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The News and Star
Self-harming among armed forces up by a thirdpersonnel deliberately self-harming has jumped by more than a third over a five
Self-harming among armed forces up by a third
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
personnel deliberately self-harming has jumped by more than a third over a five-year period. Figures released by the Ministry of Defence revealed a 36% increase in servicemen and women who self-harmed at least once between 2010/11 and... Read more
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Northern Echo
Self-harming among armed forces up by a thirdpersonnel deliberately self-harming has jumped by more than a third over a five
Self-harming among armed forces up by a third
Northern Echo / Posted 2 days ago
personnel deliberately self-harming has jumped by more than a third over a five-year period. Figures released by the Ministry of Defence revealed a 36% increase in servicemen and women who self-harmed at least once between 2010/11 and... Read more
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