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Security alert false alarm at army camp follows RAF kidnap attempt

The Guardian - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
A security alert that sparked a lockdown at a British army camp was a false alarm, it has emerged, as police said tensions were running high following the attempted kidnap of an RAF serviceman and the Bastille Day attack in Nice.

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Foreign Policy (blog) - ‎20 hours ago‎
I only learned recently that in the 18th century British army, “About one in ten colonels serving between 1713 and 1763 were of Huguenot origin, and they were still better represented in the lower ranks of officer.
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Former British army major jailed for at least 14 years after strangling wife

The Guardian - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Whitelegg, who served in the British army, in the Royal Logistics Corps, and the Australian army, became increasingly delusional before he murdered his wife and believed the Australian defence force and Asio were stalking him and trying to force him ...

Head of the British Army tells Leicester audience of need to "draw talent from all of society"

Leicester Mercury - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
The head of the British Army has spoken of the need to increase its strength by "drawing talent from all of the society we represent".

Former British Army paratroopers face prosecution over shooting of IRA hitman 44 years ago

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
The ex-soldiers had twice been assured they would not be hauled before the courts for gunning down Republican hitman Joe McCann at the height of the Troubles.

Police investigate 'racist hate speech' on unofficial British Army website

iNews - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Police are investigating allegations that users of an unofficial British Army internet forum have been taking part in racist discussions about ethnic minorities, i can reveal.

British Army killing: 'He had nothing in his hand at all'

Derry Journal - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Mr John Curran was 14-years-old at the time and was there at the time and has told the 'Journal' that on the night of the killing the British Army were cruising the area and acting provocatively. He said: “The situation was that the night before a ...

From Seychelles to the British Army to the Bank of England: Interview with security expert Ron Bonnelame

Seychelles News Agency - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
(Seychelles News Agency) - Many people grow up with a career very different to the ones they dreamed of when they were younger. Would-be fighter pilots, doctors and astronauts often grow up to hold down very ordinary office jobs.

British Army and Lawn Tennis Association to deliver keynote speeches at Employee Benefits Live

Employee Benefits - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The British Army, EY, and the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) are among the organisations that will deliver keynote addresses at Employee Benefits Live 2016.


Pukaar News - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Head of the British Army, General Sir Nicholas Carter delivered a keynote lecture today at the University of Leicester regarding the complex and strategic context in which the Army currently operates.
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FORCES FACEBOOK FEAR British soldiers told to 'scrub' their social media pages of evidence they serve in the Army ...

The Sun - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
BRITISH soldiers have been told to “scrub” their Facebook and Twitter pages of evidence they serve to avoid being targeted by nutcase jihadists, The Sun on Sunday can reveal.

"All Welcome In The British Army"

Forces TV - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
The door is open to anyone who wants to join the British Army, as long as they can reach the required standard. That was the message from the head of the Army during a keynote speech in Leicester.
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'Untrained' soldiers to perform frontline roles due to manpower crisis - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
From September this year, soldiers who have completed Phase One but not Phase Two could be called up to perform frontline tasks. Col Richard Kemp, who led British troops in Afghanistan, said: "This is a sign of the dire state of the British Army ...

'People in the UK need to WAKE UP' Soldier fighting ISIS issues urgent warning to Britain - ‎14 hours ago‎
Quick to answer the request was Alan Duncan, a former British Army soldier who is fighting ISIS in Kurdistan. Speaking to Tom, Alan warned: "Liberal lefties need to wake up.
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British Army launches Reserve recruitment drive on the Isle of Man - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
The recruitment surge is being held to support the British Army's new Reserve recruitment campaign - A Better You - after it was identified that over two thirds of 18-35 year olds felt that the amount of personal sacrifice, of which time is a major ...

New claims about British soldier suspected of shooting west Belfast teenager

the Irish News - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
The British army later claimed he was one of two gunmen who opened fire on them, but a police officer told the inquest there was no evidence he was a member of a subversive organisation and a court later heard he was an innocent victim.
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Dumfries soldier who died during Brecon Beacons training run has funeral in hometown

Daily Mail - ‎18 hours ago‎
An army piper in full uniform marched in front of the hearse in which 26-year-old Cpl Hoole's coffin was proudly draped in the Union Jack.
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Army regiment first in UK to offer frontline close combat roles to women

Belfast Telegraph - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
An Army spokesman said: "This move by the MoD to allow women to apply for employment in all jobs in the British Army - and Royal Marines and RAF Regiment - means that we are able to maximise talent and choice, both for women who already serve and ...