Two more British soldiers have died in Afghanistan, bringing the total number of British troops killed in the conflict to 388. The two men were killed on Thursday when a roadside bomb hit their armoured vehicle in southern Afghanistan. The news comes after the death of LCpl Peter Eustace, 25, who was killed by an improvised explosive device on Wednesday.
A decade of war in Afghanistan has been marked with protests on the streets of London and elsewhere. During that time 382 of our service personnel have lost their lives. Some 262 have suffered injuries classified as “very serious”, and a further 272 have been “seriously injured”.
Tonight on The World at 8 with Lynne Mozar – A former Taliban fighter who ran a ‘recruitment centre’ for Muslim extremists to help them go to Afghanistan and kill British troops has been jailed for life.
Taxpayers forked out £500,000 for warmonger Tony Blair's protection when he was summoned to the Iraq War inquiry. His first tranche of protection – the so-called 'ring of steel' – at the January 2010 appearance cost £273,000, and another £214,000 was spent a year later in 2011.
The British National Party’s Veterans Officer, Pete Molloy, has received an official response from the Operations Directorate at the Ministry of Defence (MoD) in regard to the party’s ‘Bring Our Boys Home’ petition, which was handed in to 10 Downing Street on the 17th March 2011.
By Stephen Palmer – The world’s mass media has sided with the Taliban in blaming the violent murders of UN workers in Afghanistan on a United States pastor living nearly 8,000 miles away.
By David Hannam – Britain is preparing to send £85 million pounds of British taxpayers' money in foreign aid to Afghanistan as the Ministry of Defence announces another death of a British soldier.
Ministry of Defence chiefs have shelled out over £50 million hosting VIP parties since the beginning of the Afghanistan war, it has been revealed.
Sometimes you have to read between the lines. Perhaps you have wondered why we are sacrificing our troops in Afghanistan. It certainly hasn't benefited the Afghan people, who are ruled by the corrupt and unpopular President Karzai. He has presided over ruin and misery.
A Muslim fanatic has been fined a mere £50 for burning poppies and chanting hate slogans on Armistice Day.
Emdadur Choudhury, 26, was part of a demonstration by members of the so-called Muslims Against Crusaders who protested at the end of a march celebrating the UK's armed forces, on 11 November last year.