BEAR, rabbit and fox fur hats made for the military have cost the British taxpayer more than £910,000 since 2005, official figures showed yesterday.
According to the Ministry of Defence, 925 bearskin ceremonial caps, as made famous by the Royal Guard, have been bought since...
Thursday 14th Jan 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
AN ARMY chain of command “failed to identify” the use of unofficial punishments known as “beastings,” a coroner found yesterday as he concluded the inquest into the death of a young recruit.
Assistant Wiltshire and Swindon coroner Alan Large said Private Gavin...
Saturday 9th Jan 2016
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain
While many returning WWII soldiers found happiness, others found their needs ignored by an uncaring state, writes BOB HOLMAN
Tuesday 25th Aug 2015
posted by Morning Star in Features
A FORMER Royal Marine who lost three limbs in Afghanistan had to “beg, borrow and steal” to get the necessary healthcare, he said yesterday.
Mark Ormrod stepped on an improvised explosive device (IED) in Helmand on Christmas Eve 2007.
Mr Ormrod became...
Monday 17th Aug 2015
Claim that access request was a mistake is shown to be false
Saturday 27th Jun 2015
posted by Jack White in Britain
Elections: Scottish Greens revealed plans yesterday to stand candidates in 30 of Scotland’s Westminster seats — more than ever before — following a post-referendum “Green...
Monday 12th Jan 2015
Attorney General Dominic Grieve gives new hope to the family of Private Cheryl James
Wednesday 26th Mar 2014
posted by Ryan Fletcher in Britain
Vote aimed to strip commanders of prosecution powers
Friday 7th Mar 2014
posted by Morning Star in World
MARIA DUARTE recommends a hard-hitting documentary on rape in the US armed forces
posted by Morning Star in Arts
The army's policy of recruiting 16-year-olds is misguided and fraught with negative social consequences, writes STEVEN WALKER
Saturday 18th Jan 2014