News Headlines : British Defence Sources

ISRAEL TO HALVE SECOND ORDER OF F-35 FIGHTER


-made F-35 fighter jets, around half the number previously mentioned by defence sources in both countries, an Israeli cabinet minister said on Monday... READ MORE

17th November, 2014 103

ISRAEL'S ARROW 3 MISSILE SHIELD FAILS INTERCEPTION TEST


Israel's Arrow 3 missile shield fails interception test sources... READ MORE

16th December, 2014 51

IRISH D-DAY HERO DIES JUST WEEKS AFTER RECEIVING FRANCE'S HIGHEST AWARD


On December 8, the Galway native received the Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur from the French Ambassador to Ireland, Jean-Pierre Thebault... READ MORE

30th December, 2014 44

Recent News Headlines : British Defence Sources

CLOCK TICKING ON EFFORTS TO FIND BRITISH STEEL BUYER


Based in Scunthorpe, northern England, British Steel employs around 5,000 people directly, while 20,000 more depend on its supply chain... READ MORE

23rd May, 2019 33

BRITISH COLUMBIA DECLARES STATE OF EMERGENCY OVER WILDFIRES


The province says 566 wildfires were burning across British Columbia on Tuesday, with evacuation orders covering more than 1,500 properties and affecting about 3,000 people... READ MORE

17th August, 2018 0

HURRICANE IRMA: SURVIVORS TELL OF 'UTTER DEVASTATION' ON CARIBBEAN ISLANDS


We are all safe but in a state of shock, said Natalie Drury, a resident of the British Virgin Islands... READ MORE

10th September, 2017 568

BRITISH FAMILY 'LUCKY TO BE ALIVE' AFTER BEING CAUGHT IN EYE OF HURRICANE IRMA IN CARIBBEANA


The death toll from Irma has risen to 23, with four more people believed to have died on the British Virgin Islands, it is reported... READ MORE

10th September, 2017 394

SENIOR BRITISH ARMY OFFICER WITH PTSD 'BROKE GIRLFRIEND'S ARM IN SELF-DEFENCE', COURT MARTIAL HEARSA


Col Simon Winkworth said he was suffering from post traumatic stress disorder after tours of Afghanistan and believed he was "in immediate danger" during the altercation with Christie Hudson... READ MORE

26th July, 2017 161

GREEN PARTY IS POISED TO SHIFT POWER BALANCE IN BRITISH COLUMBIA


The Liberals, in power in British Columbia since 2001, won the most seats and the popular vote... READ MORE

11th May, 2017 19

$50B TAKEOVER TO CREATE WORLD'S BIGGEST TOBACCO COMPANY


BAT Chief Executive Nicandro Durante said bringing the two companies together would create a market leader with brands including Newport, Lucky Strike, Camel and Pall Mall... READ MORE

18th January, 2017 9

EASTER RISING MEDALS PRESENTED TO IRISH DEFENCE FORCES


A group of serving permanent and reserve members of the Defence Forces were honoured at the event in Dublin Castle... READ MORE

4th December, 2016 7

CLOSURE OF RUSSIA TODAY BANK ACCOUNTS NOTHING TO DO WITH US - TREASURY


The sources said that four other Russian news agencies have had their accounts closed in London and been prevented from finding other sources of financial support... READ MORE

22nd October, 2016 1028

SUSPECTED ALEPPO CHLORINE ATTACK CHOKES DOZENS, MONITORS SAY


The Syrian government has denied previous accusations it used chemical weapons during the five-year-old civil war... READ MORE

7th September, 2016 0

ISRAEL DEFENCE MINISTER RESIGNS, CITES 'LACK OF FAITH' IN BENJAMIN NETANYAHU


Moshe Yaalon, Israel defence minister, resigns from Netanyahu cabinet... READ MORE

20th May, 2016 30

DUTCH INVESTIGATORS TO STUDY BRITISH CITIZEN JOURNALISM PROBE INTO MH17


Malaysian airlines flight MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpa was shot down over separatist-held territory in eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014, killing all 298 people on board... READ MORE

4th January, 2016 24

UK GOVERNMENT SAYS FIRST AIRSTRIKES AGAINST ISIL TARGETS IN SYRIA WERE SUCCESSFUL


The British government has described the UK's first airstrikes against ISIL targets in Syria as 'successful'... READ MORE

3rd December, 2015 6

ARMY OFFICERS ISSUE STARK WARNING ON TERROR THREAT


Mr Coveney also said the first response to any terrorist threat would come from the gardai and not the Defence Forces... READ MORE

19th November, 2015 38

ARMED FORCES JOB CUTS REACH TARGET THREE YEARS EARLY


The number of British army personnel has been cut back by 20,000, three years ahead of target, according to statistics from the Ministry of Defence... READ MORE

28th July, 2015 1872

TUNISIA ATTACK PERPETRATORS WILL BE TRACKED DOWN, VOWS MICHAEL FALLON


Earlier Philip Hammond the foreign secretary confirmed the final death toll of British tourists killed in the attack as 30... READ MORE

2nd July, 2015 105

RAF FLIES HOME MORE BODIES OF UK DEAD


The bodies of nine more Britons killed in the Tunisian beach attack have arrived back in the UK... READ MORE

2nd July, 2015 1160

ARGENTINA TELLS BRITAIN TO SPEND MONEY ON THE POOR, NOT DEFENCE


Britain should spend more helping its own poor than on defending the Falkland Islands, Argentina President Cristina Fernandez said, responding to a recently-announced military budget increase... READ MORE

3rd April, 2015 5

ARGENTINA TELLS BRITAIN TO SPEND MONEY ON THE POOR, NOT DEFENCE


Britain should spend more helping its own poor than on defending the Falkland Islands, Argentina President Cristina Fernandez said, responding to a recently-announced military budget increase... READ MORE

3rd April, 2015 12

PRINCE HARRY CALLS IT QUITS AFTER 10 YEARS IN BRITISH ARMY


Prince Harry, a captain in the British Army, scrambles for his Apache helicopter at Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan, in November 2012... READ MORE

17th March, 2015 17

HARRY TO SERVE IN DARWIN, PERTH AND SYDNEY


Prince Harry will cover much of Australia during a four-week army attachment, with the 30-year-old set to serve in Darwin, Perth and Sydney... READ MORE

16th March, 2015 16

BRITISH EBOLA PATIENT IN UK HOSPITAL


'Courage' Between 600 and 700 UK defence personnel are based in Sierra Leone as part of efforts to tackle the largest ever outbreak of Ebola... READ MORE

12th March, 2015 3114

CREATE AN EU ARMY TO KEEP BACK THE RUSSIANS, JEAN-CLAUDE JUNCKER SUGGESTS


The comments were seized on by Ukip's defence spokesman Mike Hookem, who said A European army would be a tragedy for the UK... READ MORE

8th March, 2015 313

TOP US GENERAL RAYMOND ODIERNO 'VERY CONCERNED' ABOUT BRITAIN'S DEFENCE CUTS


Top us general raymond odierno very concerned about britain's defence cuts... READ MORE

1st March, 2015 166


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