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

'Totally unacceptable': British soldiers shown shooting at Jeremy Corbyn target Investigation This post contains videos

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

The Ministry of Defence has launched an investigation.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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 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

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

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

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

British soldier shot dead by man in Afghan army uniform

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pilot in Red Arrow plane crash has died

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

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Man arrested in connection with discovery of a body in Laois; Japan’s nuclear crisis under control ‘within nine months’; shocking figures from the ISPCA; and Cuba’s socialist state could be about to undergo huge change.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Release of government files unveil reports of UFO sightings and phenomena

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