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#ministry of defence

# ministry-of-defence - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

'Totally unacceptable': British soldiers shown shooting at Jeremy Corbyn target
# Investigation
# Investigation

'Totally unacceptable': British soldiers shown shooting at Jeremy Corbyn target

Apr 3rd 2019, 10:15 AM 24,005 Views 46 Comments

The Ministry of Defence has launched an investigation.

# ministry-of-defence - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Master and apprentice: Payne hails Schmidt's influence on his playing and coaching career
# Rugby Brains
From The42
# Rugby Brains

Master and apprentice: Payne hails Schmidt's influence on his playing and coaching career

Nov 28th 2018, 7:00 AM 9,232 Views 13 Comments

The former Ireland centre was part of Schmidt’s coaching staff on the summer tour to Australia.

# ministry-of-defence - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Munster appoint South African JP Ferreira as the province's new defence coach
# Ministry Of Defence
From The42
# Ministry Of Defence

Munster appoint South African JP Ferreira as the province's new defence coach

Dec 14th 2017, 12:08 PM 9,949 Views 26 Comments

The 34-year-old arrives from the Golden Lions and replaces the recently-departed Jacques Nienaber.

# ministry-of-defence - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

British soldiers arrested over alleged membership of banned neo-Nazi group
# National Action
# National Action

British soldiers arrested over alleged membership of banned neo-Nazi group

Sep 5th 2017, 6:06 PM 11,398 Views 59 Comments

The men were arrested “on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation and instigation of terrorism”.

# ministry-of-defence - Friday 16 September, 2016

UK says sorry for drowning of Iraqi boy forced into canal by British soldiers
# Operation Iraqi Freedom
# Operation Iraqi Freedom

UK says sorry for drowning of Iraqi boy forced into canal by British soldiers

Sep 16th 2016, 1:45 PM 20,295 Views 39 Comments

The soldiers were acquitted of manslaughter in a British court.

# ministry-of-defence - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

RAF jets being sent towards Russian bombers 'heading for UK airspace'
# Typhoons
# Typhoons

RAF jets being sent towards Russian bombers 'heading for UK airspace'

Feb 17th 2016, 4:06 PM 31,836 Views 85 Comments

The Ministry of Defence confirmed the news.

# ministry-of-defence - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Britain’s secret force ‘used IRA tactics’ during the Troubles
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Britain’s secret force ‘used IRA tactics’ during the Troubles

Nov 21st 2013, 7:36 AM 30,513 Views 165 Comments

The activities of the Military Reconnaissance Force in the 1970s are subject to a Panorama investigation tonight and former members break their 40-year-silence.

# ministry-of-defence - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

More than 4,400 British soldiers given their marching orders
# Britain
# Britain

More than 4,400 British soldiers given their marching orders

Jun 18th 2013, 5:35 PM 9,548 Views 54 Comments

The soldiers, 84 percent of whom had applied for voluntary redundancy, were informed in person by their commanding officers today.

# ministry-of-defence - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

British military plane takes €1 million to Cyprus
# Cyprus
# Cyprus

British military plane takes €1 million to Cyprus

Mar 19th 2013, 5:21 PM 16,991 Views 37 Comments

The defence ministry said the cash cargo flight is a “contingency” plan in case banks in the country stop giving out money.

# ministry-of-defence - Monday 28 January, 2013

Iran's space monkey doesn't look happy
# Monkey Business
# Monkey Business

Iran's space monkey doesn't look happy

Jan 28th 2013, 5:55 PM 15,379 Views 101 Comments

This little guy is the Yuri Gagarin of Iran’s monkeys. He looks pretty unhappy about that, though.

# ministry-of-defence - Monday 12 November, 2012

British soldier shot dead by man in Afghan army uniform
# War
# War

British soldier shot dead by man in Afghan army uniform

Nov 12th 2012, 1:32 PM 3,638 Views 16 Comments

The Ministry of Defence confirmed it was an “insider attack”.

# ministry-of-defence - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Ministry of Defence munitions stolen from English train
# Theft
# Theft

Ministry of Defence munitions stolen from English train

Oct 27th 2012, 2:19 PM 7,142 Views 13 Comments

The materials are stable but could be hazardous if tampered with.

# ministry-of-defence - Thursday 20 September, 2012

British soldier gives birth at Afghanistan's Camp Bastion
# GI BABY
# GI BABY

British soldier gives birth at Afghanistan's Camp Bastion

Sep 20th 2012, 10:14 AM 6,941 Views 24 Comments

Female soldier is believed to be the first in the history of the British army to give birth on the front line.

# ministry-of-defence - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

London tower block residents lose appeal against missiles on roof
# Missiles
# Missiles

London tower block residents lose appeal against missiles on roof

Jul 10th 2012, 4:07 PM 5,368 Views 10 Comments

The missiles are to be placed on the roof of the complex for the duration of the Olympic Games.

# ministry-of-defence - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Prince Harry may return to Afghanistan as front line pilot
# Apache
# Apache

Prince Harry may return to Afghanistan as front line pilot

Feb 9th 2012, 8:36 AM 2,615 Views 45 Comments

Captain Wales became a fully-qualified Apache Attack helicopter pilot yesterday.

# ministry-of-defence - Sunday 27 November, 2011

Prince William involved in Irish Sea rescue mission
# Royal Rescue
# Royal Rescue

Prince William involved in Irish Sea rescue mission

Nov 27th 2011, 3:39 PM 8,861 Views 52 Comments

The Duke of Cambridge co-piloted one of the helicopters as search teams tried to locate the eight crewmen of a sunken ship.

# ministry-of-defence - Monday 14 November, 2011

US to send 500 FBI agents to 2012 Olympics for extra security
# Olympics
# Olympics

US to send 500 FBI agents to 2012 Olympics for extra security

Nov 14th 2011, 9:54 AM 505 Views 8 Comments

US has expressed concern over anti-terrorism laws in the UK.

# ministry-of-defence - Friday 14 October, 2011

Britain's defence secretary quits amid questions over role of best man
# Britain
# Britain

Britain's defence secretary quits amid questions over role of best man

Oct 14th 2011, 5:25 PM 302 Views 1 Comment

Liam Fox quits the cabinet amid question marks over the role of his friend Adam Werritty, who did not hold a government position.

# ministry-of-defence - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

British army apologises to family of Derry man killed by soldier in 1971
# Apology
# Apology

British army apologises to family of Derry man killed by soldier in 1971

Sep 13th 2011, 5:09 PM 450 Views 6 Comments

Billy McGreanery was shot dead as he walked by an army observation post in Derry in 1971. The soldier involved said he thought he saw him carrying a gun.

# ministry-of-defence - Saturday 20 August, 2011

Pilot in Red Arrow plane crash has died
# UK
# UK

Pilot in Red Arrow plane crash has died

Aug 20th 2011, 7:03 PM 1,373 Views 7 Comments

UK Royal Air Force stunt plane was seen bouncing off the ground several times at air show.

# ministry-of-defence - Sunday 17 April, 2011

The 9 at 9: Sunday
Live Apr 17th 2011, 9:03 AM

The 9 at 9: Sunday

# ministry-of-defence - Tuesday 29 March, 2011

O'Hare family welcome apology from British Government over Majella's death
# Apology
# Apology

O'Hare family welcome apology from British Government over Majella's death

Mar 29th 2011, 7:58 AM 886 Views 0 Comments

Letter from Britain’s Ministry of Defence apologises to the family of Majella O’Hare, who was shot in the back at the age of 12 by a British paratrooper.

# ministry-of-defence - Monday 28 March, 2011

British government apologises for killing of Majella O'Hare
# Majella O'Hare
# Majella O'Hare

British government apologises for killing of Majella O'Hare

Mar 28th 2011, 3:19 PM 1,929 Views 0 Comments

The British Minister for Defence has issued a formal apology to the family of 12-year-old Majella O’Hare, who was shot twice in the back by a British paratrooper in 1976.

# ministry-of-defence - Sunday 6 March, 2011

Heavy gunfire heard in Tripoli as pro-Gaddafi forces claim gains in Libya
# Libya
# Libya

Heavy gunfire heard in Tripoli as pro-Gaddafi forces claim gains in Libya

Mar 6th 2011, 9:33 AM 310 Views 0 Comments

The UK government has refused to comment on claims that SAS forces in Libya have been captured by rebels as the violence continues across the country.

# ministry-of-defence - Friday 4 March, 2011

Release of government files unveil reports of UFO sightings and phenomena
# UFO
From The Daily Edge
# UFO

Release of government files unveil reports of UFO sightings and phenomena

Mar 4th 2011, 11:19 AM 843 Views 0 Comments

The UK government has released thousands of pages of documents relating to UFO sightings and reports.