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AllAfrica.com
Illegal Arms - Court Grants Dasuki Bail On Self-RecognitionFormer National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki was on Tuesday granted bai
Illegal Arms - Court Grants Dasuki Bail On Self-Recognition
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
Former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki was on Tuesday granted bail on self-recognition after he was arraigned on alleged illegal possession of firearms. Dasuki was arraigned on a one-count charge of illegal possession of firearms... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zimpapers Fires 'Jukwa' Edmund KudzayiEDMUND Kudzayi might have remembered the dictum 'muZanu PF tamba wakachenjera'
Zimpapers Fires 'Jukwa' Edmund Kudzayi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
EDMUND Kudzayi might have remembered the dictum 'muZanu PF tamba wakachenjera' - which loosely means in the ruling party one is best advised to sleep with one eye open - as he read his letter of dismissal from Zimpapers last Wednesday. Although... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Zimpapers fires ‘Jukwa’ Edmund KudzayiEDMUND Kudzayi might have remembered the dictum ‘muZanu PF tamba wakachenjera’
Zimpapers fires ‘Jukwa’ Edmund Kudzayi
New Zimbabwe / Posted 5 hours ago
EDMUND Kudzayi might have remembered the dictum ‘muZanu PF tamba wakachenjera’ - which loosely means in the ruling party one is best advised to sleep with one eye open - as he read his letter of dismissal from Zimpapers last Wednesday. Although... Read more
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walesonline
Will the UK's new tanks be built in Wales? PM under fire over Nato boastQuestions have been raised over the extent of the work on the Army's new Scout
Will the UK's new tanks be built in Wales? PM under fire over Nato boast
walesonline / Posted 13 hours ago
Questions have been raised over the extent of the work on the Army's new Scout tanks that will be undertaken overseas. The Prime Minister promised at the time that 1,300 jobs across the UK would be secured by the deal, mostly in South Wales. But... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Britain loses £1.4bn as David Cameron lets tank building contracts go overseasTanks for nothing, Mr Cameron... Britain is losing £1.4billion worth of Army ve
Britain loses £1.4bn as David Cameron lets tank building contracts go overseas
Daily Mirror / Posted 13 hours ago
Tanks for nothing, Mr Cameron... Britain is losing £1.4billion worth of Army vehicle contracts in a deal the PM promised would guarantee jobs in this country. And outraged Labour peer and retired Royal Navy Admiral Lord West – who uncovered the... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Scout Moor wind farm expansion approvedCONTROVERSIAL plans to build an extra 16 wind turbines at a Rossendale wind far
Scout Moor wind farm expansion approved
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 13 hours ago
CONTROVERSIAL plans to build an extra 16 wind turbines at a Rossendale wind farm have been approved. Peel Energy and United Utilities submitted the joint venture to build 13 115-metre turbines and three 100-metre turbines at Scout Moor, between... Read more
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Gazette News
Parish council chair dies aged 101A FORMER Langham resident of 75 years and ex-parish council chairman has died,
Parish council chair dies aged 101
Gazette News / Posted 18 hours ago
A FORMER Langham resident of 75 years and ex-parish council chairman has died, aged 101. Laura Smerdon went from clerk to chairman of Langham Parish Council during her long life in the village. She spent the last two years of her life at the Old... Read more
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The Hindu
Efforts to trace Indian prisoners of war in Pak. jail draws a blank: Centre to SCThe Centre on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that efforts to gather information
Efforts to trace Indian prisoners of war in Pak. jail draws a blank: Centre to SC
The Hindu / Posted 19 hours ago
The Centre on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that efforts to gather information from the Pakistan government about prisoners of war (POW) from 1965 and 1971 drew a blank with the neighbouring country refusing to accept even their existence. “What is... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore Navy disrupts sea robbery, 3 arrestedSINGAPORE: The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) disrupted a sea robbery on a Ma
Singapore Navy disrupts sea robbery, 3 arrested
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 hours ago
SINGAPORE: The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) disrupted a sea robbery on a Malaysian-flagged tugboat in the Singapore Strait on Tuesday (Sep 1). In a press release, the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) said that the Maritime and Port Authority of... Read more
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New Kerala
Sacrifices of brave soldiers in 1965 war should be included in school curriculum: Parrikar Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday stressed the need to i
Sacrifices of brave soldiers in 1965 war should be included in school curriculum
New Kerala / Posted 20 hours ago
: Parrikar Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday stressed the need to include the stories of gallantry and sacrifices of the brave soldiers in 1965 Indo-Pak War... Read more
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Singapore Government Press Centre
TOP MILITARY AWARD CONFERRED ON THAI DEFENCE CHIEF1. The Royal Thai Armed Forces (RTARF) Chief of Defence Forces General (GEN) Wo
TOP MILITARY AWARD CONFERRED ON THAI DEFENCE CHIEF
Singapore Government Press Centre / Posted 23 hours ago
1. The Royal Thai Armed Forces (RTARF) Chief of Defence Forces General (GEN) Worapong Sanganetra was conferred Singapore's highest military award, the Darjah Utama Bakti Cemerlang (Tentera), [Distinguished Service Order (Military)], by President Tony... Read more
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The Register
MoD gets green light to splash £7.8m on Oracle licencesThe Ministry of Defence was given the green light to splash £7.8m on Oracle lic
MoD gets green light to splash £7.8m on Oracle licences
The Register / Posted yesterday
The Ministry of Defence was given the green light to splash £7.8m on Oracle licences this year, according to official gov info. According to the department's ICT exemption data for the first three months of 2015, the deal was given spending approval... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Ashley a gold mine for data snoopersBritish spy agencies have already checked the records to see if their own staff
Ashley a gold mine for data snoopers
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
British spy agencies have already checked the records to see if their own staff could be vulnerable, but are also checking the data for sensitive details on potential intelligence targets. Hackers calling themselves the Impact Team stole more than... Read more
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Canberra Times
Spy agencies mining adultery website dataAshley Madison's Korean website on a computer screen in Seoul, South Korea. Ph
Spy agencies mining adultery website data
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
Ashley Madison's Korean website on a computer screen in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: AP London: Intelligence agencies are trawling leaked data from the hacked Ashley Madison adultery website to glean personal information and even use it as a possible... Read more
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Ekklesia
Faslane extravagance means net job losses and a threat to securityGeorge Osborne, the UK chancellor, announced that £500 million is to be spent o
Faslane extravagance means net job losses and a threat to security
Ekklesia / Posted yesterday
George Osborne, the UK chancellor, announced that £500 million is to be spent on a nuclear submarine base in Scotland, securing or creating over 6,700 jobs and protecting the country. This may sound impressive. But, when examined, his claims ring... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Family milk round forced to close after 114 years due to supermarket price war"Dairies, milkmen and village stores have all suffered. In one village they put
Family milk round forced to close after 114 years due to supermarket price war
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
"Dairies, milkmen and village stores have all suffered. In one village they put the bus stop for Tesco outside the village shop. "I am not angry, but this Saturday I am having to say goodbye to all my loyal customers.” Fred’s sons, Michael and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Paying Lip Service to Traditional Medicine DevelopmentTODAY is African Traditional Medicine Day (ATMD). It is a day set aside by the
Paying Lip Service to Traditional Medicine Development
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
TODAY is African Traditional Medicine Day (ATMD). It is a day set aside by the World Health Organisation (WHO) African Region to celebrate African Traditional Medicine and chart the path towards better delivery. Despite several studies that have... Read more
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Calcutta News
Japanese Ministry of Defence asks for increase to budget to defend East China Sea islands TOKYO, Japan - Japan's Ministry of Defence has asked the government for a fou
Japanese Ministry of Defence asks for increase to budget to defend East China Sea islands
Calcutta News / Posted yesterday
TOKYO, Japan - Japan's Ministry of Defence has asked the government for a fourth consecutive increase to its annual budget in order to fortify the country's... Read more
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Daily Record
George Osborne confirms £500m Faslane investment to boost jobs on the ClydeThe new contracts will ensure the future of the base's 6700 military and civili
George Osborne confirms £500m Faslane investment to boost jobs on the Clyde
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
The new contracts will ensure the future of the base's 6700 military and civilian staff and contractors, with the workforce expected to increase to about 8200 by 2022, he said. The work will include the construction of sea walls, jetties and other... Read more
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express
George Osborne 'bribes' Scotland with £500m nuclear jobs boostGeorge Osborne will use taxpayers' money to pump into Scottish jobs The Chance
George Osborne 'bribes' Scotland with £500m nuclear jobs boost
express / Posted yesterday
George Osborne will use taxpayers' money to pump into Scottish jobs The Chancellor said half-a-billion pounds of taxpayers' money would be pumped into the Royal Navy's Faslane base on the Clyde. Mr Osborne visited the home of the UK's nuclear... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stratospheric Existence of ANC Elite a Hard Slap in the Face for CitizensThe President of Indonesia cycles to work. The Prime Minister of England often
Stratospheric Existence of ANC Elite a Hard Slap in the Face for Citizens
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The President of Indonesia cycles to work. The Prime Minister of England often uses the national carrier. Many other leaders consciously live modest lifestyles. Why should the ANC upper echelon live a stratospheric existence? Why do they not show... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Chancellor unveils £500m Faslane investment to boost jobs on the Clyde Faslane is home to missile-carrying Vanguard submarines Thousands of jobs on
Chancellor unveils £500m Faslane investment to boost jobs on the Clyde
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Faslane is home to missile-carrying Vanguard submarines Thousands of jobs on the Clyde will be secured with a £500 million investment for the Royal Navy's Faslane base, the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
British spies trawl Ashley Madison leak for intelligenceThe source said: "We have been looking at it to see if our people are vulnerabl
British spies trawl Ashley Madison leak for intelligence
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
The source said: "We have been looking at it to see if our people are vulnerable. But there are also people looking at it to see how it can be used. Some countries will be looking at it for blackmail." Details of people’s personal lives and online... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Japan eyes defence budget hike to fortify island chain facing ChinaTOKYO: Japan's Ministry of Defence is seeking a fourth straight annual military
Japan eyes defence budget hike to fortify island chain facing China
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
TOKYO: Japan's Ministry of Defence is seeking a fourth straight annual military budget hike to help fortify the country's far-flung island chain in the East China Sea, close to ocean territory claimed by Beijing. In a document submitted to the... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Japan eyes defence budget hike to fortify island chain facing ChinaJapan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) reviews members of Japan Self-Defense For
Japan eyes defence budget hike to fortify island chain facing China
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 2 days ago
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) reviews members of Japan Self-Defense Force (JSDF) during the JSDF Air Review, to celebrate 60 years since the service's founding, at Hyakuri air base in Omitama, northeast of Tokyo, in this October 26, 2014 file... Read more
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Swissinfo
Japan eyes defence budget hike to fortify island chain facing ChinaBy Tim Kelly TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Ministry of Defence is seeking a fourth
Japan eyes defence budget hike to fortify island chain facing China
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
By Tim Kelly TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Ministry of Defence is seeking a fourth straight annual military budget hike to help fortify the country's far-flung island chain in the East China Sea, close to ocean territory claimed by Beijing. In a... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Soldier who carried Princess Diana coffin was 'cast aside' after he lost leg Phil Bartett, second from left, carrying coffin of Princess Diana A soldier
Soldier who carried Princess Diana coffin was 'cast aside' after he lost leg
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Phil Bartett, second from left, carrying coffin of Princess Diana A soldier who was on tour in Northern Ireland when he was called upon to carry Princess Diana's coffin... Read more
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Swissinfo
Japan eyes defence budget hike to fortify island chain facing ChinaBy Tim Kelly TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Ministry of Defence is seeking a fourth
Japan eyes defence budget hike to fortify island chain facing China
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
By Tim Kelly TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Ministry of Defence is seeking a fourth straight annual military budget hike to help fortify the country's far-flung island chain in the East China Sea, close to ocean territory claimed by Beijing. In a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Inside story: Removing the stigma of mental illnessNuku Winiata Tawa opens up about living with schizophrenia. PHOTO/ANDREW WARNER
Inside story: Removing the stigma of mental illness
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Nuku Winiata Tawa opens up about living with schizophrenia. PHOTO/ANDREW WARNER "Don't look back. Stand up. You can do this." People say this to Nuku Winiata Tawa every day. The Katikati 23-year-old wants a job. He is fit, strong, and healthy. He... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Japan pushes for biggest defence budget in 14 yearsTOKYO: Japan's Ministry of Defence is seeking a fourth straight annual military
Japan pushes for biggest defence budget in 14 years
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
TOKYO: Japan's Ministry of Defence is seeking a fourth straight annual military budget hike to help fortify the country's far-flung island chain in the East China Sea, close to ocean territory claimed by Beijing. In a document submitted to the... Read more
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The Star
Japan eyes defence budget hike to fortify island chain facing ChinaTOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Ministry of Defence is seeking a fourth straight annu
Japan eyes defence budget hike to fortify island chain facing China
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Ministry of Defence is seeking a fourth straight annual military budget hike to help fortify the country's far-flung island chain in the East China Sea, close to ocean territory claimed by Beijing. In a document submitted... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Graft War - Presidency, Jonathan's Ministers in War of WordsBy George Agba, Chibuzo Ukaibe and Midat Joseph The presidency and ministers w
Graft War - Presidency, Jonathan's Ministers in War of Words
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
By George Agba, Chibuzo Ukaibe and Midat Joseph The presidency and ministers who served under the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan were yesterday engaged in a verbal exchange over the ongoing effort by the present administration... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kaduna Helicopter Crash - President Buhari Commiserates With Victims'familiesPresident Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday commiserated with the families of the seve
Kaduna Helicopter Crash - President Buhari Commiserates With Victims'families
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday commiserated with the families of the seven people that died in a Donier 228 aircraft crash on Saturday in Kaduna. The President, who was represented by the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Defence, Ismail Aliyu,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Commiserates With Families of Nigeria Air Force Crash VictimsPresident Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday commiserated with the families of the vict
Buhari Commiserates With Families of Nigeria Air Force Crash Victims
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday commiserated with the families of the victims of the Nigerian Air Force Donnier-228 which crashed in Kaduna on Saturday. Mr. Buhari through the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Defence, Aliyu Ismaila, described... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Was Your Agric Show Experience?August is well known to be a month heavily filled with fun for the young as the
How Was Your Agric Show Experience?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
August is well known to be a month heavily filled with fun for the young as they enjoy their school holidays. This week the topic is the Harare Agricultural Show. Love it or hate it, you cannot ignore it. So this week the teen paper finds out what... Read more
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International Business Times
Scotland's Faslane nuclear base to get £500m investment Chancellor George Osborne has announced a £500m (€680m; $770m) investment for t
Scotland's Faslane nuclear base to get £500m investment
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
Chancellor George Osborne has announced a £500m (€680m; $770m) investment for the Royal Navy's submarine base at Faslane, a move that he says will create thousands of jobs. The money will be spent over a 10-year period on ship lifts, sea walls,... Read more
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WA Today
Spy agencies mining adultery website dataAshley Madison's Korean web site in June this year. on a computer screen in Seo
Spy agencies mining adultery website data
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
Ashley Madison's Korean web site in June this year. on a computer screen in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: AP Noel Biderman, chief executive of Avid Life Media , the operator of AshleyMadison, last year. Photo: AP London: Intelligence agencies are... Read more
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thebee
Osborne's £500m For Faslane Is Wrong, Says SNPGeorge Osborne has announced a £500m investment for the Faslane naval base in S
Osborne's £500m For Faslane Is Wrong, Says SNP
thebee / Posted 2 days ago
George Osborne has announced a £500m investment for the Faslane naval base in Scotland, home of the UK's nuclear deterrent. Critics say the move suggests the Conservative Government will press ahead with the replacement of Trident nuclear weapons... Read more
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ITV.com
£500m Faslane investment secures thousands of jobs at naval baseChancellor George Osborne has announced a £500m investment for the Faslane nava
£500m Faslane investment secures thousands of jobs at naval base
ITV.com / Posted 2 days ago
Chancellor George Osborne has announced a £500m investment for the Faslane naval base in Scotland, home of the UK's nuclear deterrent. The 10-year programme, which will begin in 2017, will secure 6,700 jobs and create thousands more, Mr Obsorne... Read more
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Express and Star
£500m investment for Faslane naval base announced by Chancellor « Express & StarThe Chancellor, who will visit HM Naval Base Clyde later, said the cash will fu
£500m investment for Faslane naval base announced by Chancellor « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 2 days ago
The Chancellor, who will visit HM Naval Base Clyde later, said the cash will fund the construction of sea walls, jetties and other projects as it gets ready to host the country's entire submarine fleet. The 10-year programme beginning in 2017 will... Read more
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walesonline
Welsh entrepreneur fails to attract Dragons' investment for hot sauce companyA South Wales entrepreneur fired up the Dragons’ Den with his spicy sauce creat
Welsh entrepreneur fails to attract Dragons' investment for hot sauce company
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
A South Wales entrepreneur fired up the Dragons’ Den with his spicy sauce creation – but failed to land any investment for his company. He appeared before the panel aiming to get a £60,000 investment in return for a 10% stake in his company. During... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Soldier who carried Princess Diana's coffin says he's been 'tossed aside'Phil Bartlett, 41, has hit out at the Tories for the way he has been treated si
Soldier who carried Princess Diana's coffin says he's been 'tossed aside'
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
Phil Bartlett, 41, has hit out at the Tories for the way he has been treated since leaving the Army following 20 years of service in Afghanistan, Iraq and Northern Ireland. The ex-Welsh Guardsman said the government "tossed him aside like a toy" as... Read more
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walesonline
Former Welsh Guardsman claims government let him down after amputationJust 18 years ago he was a hero soldier, given the honour of being a pallbearer
Former Welsh Guardsman claims government let him down after amputation
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
Just 18 years ago he was a hero soldier, given the honour of being a pallbearer at Princess Diana’s funeral. But ex-Welsh Guardsman Phil Bartlett, 41, says the Ministry of Defence has since “tossed him aside like a toy” after he lost a leg and left... Read more
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Daily Star
Soldier who carried Diana's coffin treated like 'broken toy' after losing leg in combatPROUD: Phil Bartett, third from left, carrying Diana's coffin Ex-serviceman Ph
Soldier who carried Diana's coffin treated like 'broken toy' after losing leg in combat
Daily Star / Posted 2 days ago
PROUD: Phil Bartett, third from left, carrying Diana's coffin Ex-serviceman Phil Bartlett, who is now out-of-work, divorced and living a one-bed council house, said the government had "tossed him aside like a toy". The former Welsh Guardsman served... Read more
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express
Row over BRITISH soldiers issued anti-malarial drug linked to suicide THE Ministry of Defence was at the centre of a fresh row over the use of a co
Row over BRITISH soldiers issued anti-malarial drug linked to suicide
express / Posted 2 days ago
THE Ministry of Defence was at the centre of a fresh row over the use of a controversial anti-malarial drug last night after issuing disingenuous reports suggesting that Lariam... Read more
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International Business Times
'Invisible' drones that can find stealth jets could be added to Russian and Chinese arsenals Russia and China are in a race to develop new stealth drones that may render th
'Invisible' drones that can find stealth jets could be added to Russian and Chinese arsenals
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
Russia and China are in a race to develop new stealth drones that may render the expensive F-35 stealth fighter aircraft redundant, the aerospace website Flight Global reported on 26 August. According to the site, Russian electronic systems... Read more
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Daily Mail
Soldier who carried Diana's coffin says MoD 'tossed him aside'Hero soldier who carried Princess Diana's coffin says Ministry of Defence 'toss
Soldier who carried Diana's coffin says MoD 'tossed him aside'
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Hero soldier who carried Princess Diana's coffin says Ministry of Defence 'tossed him aside' after he lost a leg and left the Army Ex-Welsh Guardsman Phil Bartlett hit out at treatment after leaving Army He says he was 'tossed aside' after losing a... Read more
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asianage
Ex-servicemen write to Pranab Mukherjee to resolve OROPProtesting ex-servicemen on Saturday took their 76-day-old agitation a notch hi
Ex-servicemen write to Pranab Mukherjee to resolve OROP
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
Protesting ex-servicemen on Saturday took their 76-day-old agitation a notch higher, seeking the intervention of President Pranab Mukherjee to resolve the issue of “one rank, one pension”, stating that if any “damage or mishap happens” to those on... Read more
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Express and Star
Homes evacuated after hand grenade dug up in West Bromwich garden « Express & StarPolice and the Ministry of Defence were called to 3 Wyntor Lane at 12.25pm toda
Homes evacuated after hand grenade dug up in West Bromwich garden « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 3 days ago
Police and the Ministry of Defence were called to 3 Wyntor Lane at 12.25pm today after reports of a grenade being found. A cordon has been set up around the house and residents in the area have been evacuated. Peter Edney, a spokesperson for West... Read more
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walesonline
Feel the heat! Spicy sauce creator goes into the Dragons' DenBut back in February this year the 48-year-old was shocked when BBC bosses call
Feel the heat! Spicy sauce creator goes into the Dragons' Den
walesonline / Posted 4 days ago
But back in February this year the 48-year-old was shocked when BBC bosses called to give him a second chance. And so he drove his van to Manchester hopeful he could capture the Dragons’ imaginations – and tease their taste buds. But before he... Read more
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