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Cypriots and soldiers in songbird stand-off

Church bells were used in the middle of the night to rouse 800 Cypriots to protest against an operation by the British military. Three-hundred

Church bells were used in the middle of the night to rouse 800 Cypriots to protest against an operation by the British military. Three-hundred

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Political reaction to the long awaited Chilcot report

The decision to go to war in Iraq in 2003 was a divisive one, and this morning, after waiting seven years for its publication, The Iraq Inquiry, headed by Sir John Chilcot, has delivered a deleterious

The decision to go to war in Iraq in 2003 was a divisive one, and this morning, after waiting seven years for its publication, The Iraq Inquiry, headed by Sir John Chilcot, has delivered a deleterious

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Cyprus: The ghost car park in the Akrotiri Military Base

It has been four decades since Cyprus was divided in 1974 after the Turkish invasion in the island causing thousands of residents to abandon their

It has been four decades since Cyprus was divided in 1974 after the Turkish invasion in the island causing thousands of residents to abandon their

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Dad's Army hits the silver screen

Dad’s Army – a British television institution has hit the silver screen – Captain Mainwaring and his Home Guard are on alert in Walmington-on-Sea.

Dad’s Army – a British television institution has hit the silver screen – Captain Mainwaring and his Home Guard are on alert in Walmington-on-Sea.

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Britain to boost defence spending and create rapid strike force

David Cameron has announced a massive boost to Britain’s defence budget in the wake of the Paris attacks. Speaking after visiting the French capital

David Cameron has announced a massive boost to Britain’s defence budget in the wake of the Paris attacks. Speaking after visiting the French capital

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November 11: Lest We Forget

At the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, World War One, also known as the Great War, ended. On this morning in a railroad car

At the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, World War One, also known as the Great War, ended. On this morning in a railroad car

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British warplane accidentally drops missiles onto its base

A British warplane accidentally has dropped two missiles onto its own base in Cyprus. The weapons fell from the aircraft as it was landing on

A British warplane accidentally has dropped two missiles onto its own base in Cyprus. The weapons fell from the aircraft as it was landing on

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Britain ends combat operations in Afghanistan

The final British combat troops and last US Marines unit in Afghanistan officially ended their operations on Sunday. In a ceremony at the regional

The final British combat troops and last US Marines unit in Afghanistan officially ended their operations on Sunday. In a ceremony at the regional

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British soldiers reinterred 100 years after their deaths

The remains of 15 British soldiers who fought and died during the Great War have been reinterred, almost 100 years to the day after the men died.

The remains of 15 British soldiers who fought and died during the Great War have been reinterred, almost 100 years to the day after the men died.

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Al-Nusra denounces 'war on Islam' amid US-led Syria strikes

American fighter jets have struck at ISIL targets in Syria near the Kurdish town of Kobani. US Central Command released a short video showing one

American fighter jets have struck at ISIL targets in Syria near the Kurdish town of Kobani. US Central Command released a short video showing one

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British fighter jets sent to seek out ISIL targets in Iraq

British fighter planes have been sent on their first combat mission over Iraq since parliament gave the green light for strikes against ISIL. Two

British fighter planes have been sent on their first combat mission over Iraq since parliament gave the green light for strikes against ISIL. Two

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British fighter jets fly over Iraq, ready to strike

Two British jets were flying over Iraq and were ready to hit targets on Saturday, their first mission since parliament authorised strikes against

Two British jets were flying over Iraq and were ready to hit targets on Saturday, their first mission since parliament authorised strikes against

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D-Day: 89-year-old veteran repeats parachute jump into Normandy

An octogenarian D-Day veteran rolled back the years by parachuting into the same drop zone in Normandy that he landed in 70 years ago as part of the

An octogenarian D-Day veteran rolled back the years by parachuting into the same drop zone in Normandy that he landed in 70 years ago as part of the

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Pegasus Bridge, D-Day café still honours the liberators

Pegasus Bridge is one of the key stops for those who revisit the Allied landing sites in Normandy. It crosses the Caen canal to the sea. It was a

Pegasus Bridge is one of the key stops for those who revisit the Allied landing sites in Normandy. It crosses the Caen canal to the sea. It was a

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British marine guilty of murder of injured Afghan insurgent

A British royal marine has been found guilty of murdering an injured Afghan insurgent by a military court in England. It’s the first time a

A British royal marine has been found guilty of murdering an injured Afghan insurgent by a military court in England. It’s the first time a

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UK minister defends security services after London soldier killing

As tributes continue to pour in for the soldier killed on the streets of London on Wednesday, Britain’s Communities Minister has defended the

As tributes continue to pour in for the soldier killed on the streets of London on Wednesday, Britain’s Communities Minister has defended the

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Britain to provide 'non-lethal' aid to Syrian opposition

The British Government has announced it is to send millions of euros worth of “non-lethal” aid to assist anti-Assad fighters in Syria. The

The British Government has announced it is to send millions of euros worth of “non-lethal” aid to assist anti-Assad fighters in Syria. The

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More troops deployed to protect London Olympics

British officials say they’ve made a last minute security upgrade ahead of the London Olympics which kick off on Friday. An extra 1,200 troops will

British officials say they’ve made a last minute security upgrade ahead of the London Olympics which kick off on Friday. An extra 1,200 troops will

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Britain's military to solve Olympic security crisis

The British government raced to resolve a major security blunder on Friday, two weeks before the London Olympics. Private firm G4S, which won a 340

The British government raced to resolve a major security blunder on Friday, two weeks before the London Olympics. Private firm G4S, which won a 340

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British losses mount in Afghanistan

Six British soldiers have been killed in Afghanistan when their Warrior armoured vehicle hit a roadside bomb. The attack is the heaviest single

Six British soldiers have been killed in Afghanistan when their Warrior armoured vehicle hit a roadside bomb. The attack is the heaviest single