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2015/04/19 14:41
2015/04/19 14:41
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WADING through five kilometres of mud, water and obstacles may not be everyone's idea of fun on a weekend. But that was what was in store for 1,500 adrenaline junkies who took part in this year's...
2015/04/19 14:41
2015/04/19 14:41
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2015/04/19 11:27
2015/04/19 11:27
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Veterans and dignitaries gather to mark RAF Foundation Day Veterans mark RAF Foundation Day. Picture by Frank Copper SUS-150404-103458001 Veterans marked the creation of the Royal Air Force (RAF) at...
2015/04/18 22:16
2015/04/18 22:16
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Napier man George Rogers, who turned 100 today, has a unique place in WWII history - having been part of the ground crew of the legendary 'Dambusters' squadron. Along with the sole remaining pilot of...
2015/04/18 18:43
2015/04/18 18:43
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi had requested France for 36 Rafale fighters, built by Dassault Aviation, to meet the needs of Indian Air Force (IAF) for 126 fighters. Since then speculation is rising...
2015/04/16 18:09
2015/04/16 18:09
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As the Italians turned towards where Fraser was waiting in the night sky, they sent out a billowing smoke-screen, which, coloured by the orange flares, turned the night into a lividly hellish...
2015/04/16 05:09
2015/04/16 05:09
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As for the Royal Air Force, my personal Top Gun tells me that in 1991 there were 19 RAF combat jet squadrons. Now there are seven. Back then, we sent nine squadrons to bomb Saddam Hussein’s Republican...
2015/04/15 19:13
2015/04/15 19:13
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MORE THAN 200 people turned out for the funeral of former Bromsgrove District Council chairman and community champion John Tidmarsh. It was standing room only at St Michael's Church, Stoke Prior, on...
2015/04/15 16:23
2015/04/15 16:23
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Mum-of-two Linsey Cotton appeared at Paisley Sheriff Court in connection with the deaths of Margaret and Nicola McDonough. Cotton is accused of telling the pair they would be jailed for 20 years -...
2015/04/15 12:58
2015/04/15 12:58
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Russia flexes military muscle off U.K. shores The Royal Air Force scrambled fighter jets to escort Russian bombers away from U.K. airspace, an encounter that one analyst described to Charlie...
2015/04/15 08:59
2015/04/15 08:59
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VISITORS flocked to see a life-sized model of the rocket-powered car aiming to break the World Land Speed Record by travelling at more than 1,000mph – faster than the speed of sound. Yesterday,...
2015/04/15 07:28
2015/04/15 07:28
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... aircraft acted totally in the framework of international regulations without violating anything. They call it interception and we call it escort," is Moscow's answer while addressing the issue of...
2015/04/15 07:16
2015/04/15 07:16
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Veteran Squadron Leader Les Munro talks to the assembled dignitaries during the hand over of his World War 2 medals to the MOTAT Museum in Auckland today. Photo / Chris Gorman The last surviving...
2015/04/14 16:49
2015/04/14 16:49
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Britain has scrambled Typhoon fighter jets to intercept two Russian long-range bombers near UK airspace, the Ministry of Defence said on Tuesday. In January, Britain summoned the Russian ambassador...
2015/04/14 16:28
2015/04/14 16:28
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... UK Royal Air Force on Tuesday scrambled jets to intercept Russian bombers flying near British airspace, the British Defence Ministry said. Further details about the incident weren't...
2015/04/14 13:38
2015/04/14 13:38
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Indian man rescued by Oman air force A Royal Air Force of Oman chopper has rescued an injured Indian national who was on board a commercial ship in Omani territorial waters, according to a media...
2015/04/14 11:50
2015/04/14 11:50
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U.K. Paratroopers and U.S. Marines hold large-scale military exercises in North Carolina The 82nd Airborne Division launches large-scale military exercises with U.K. Paratroopers and U.S. Marines at...
2015/04/13 12:20
2015/04/13 12:20
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Today is Monday, April 13, the 103rd day of 2015. There are 262 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 13, 1965, 16-year-old Lawrence Wallace Bradford Jr. was appointed by New...
2015/04/13 05:12
2015/04/13 05:12
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Today is Monday, April 13, the 103rd day of 2015. There are 262 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 13, 1965, 16-year-old Lawrence Wallace Bradford Jr. was appointed by New...
2015/04/11 00:00
2015/04/11 00:00
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Friday, January, 23, 2009 - 10:10:25 AM John David Bradshaw John David Bradshaw 78, died on Jan. 13. A native of Stratford, he was the son of the late Harold Bradshaw and the former Vina Kastner. He...
2015/04/10 12:28
2015/04/10 12:28
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There aren't many World War II veterans still with us, and that makes what happened at Mesa's Falcon Field on Thursday afternoon even more special. WWII pilot Ken Beeby, 96, was reunited with the...
2015/04/19 14:41
2015/04/19 14:41
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