Young British soldiers

Britain's child soldiers: should the enlistment age be raised?

Briefing Wed 22 Oct, AT 11:36

Veterans argue signing up offers young people a better life, but campaigners say it's unethical and exploitative

David Cameron at British base in Cyprus

David Cameron: UK paid 'heavy price' in Afghanistan

One-Minute Read Fri 3 Oct, AT 09:14

PM makes surprise visits to Cyprus and Kabul, where he met new Afghan president Ashraf Ghani

Tony Blair

Tony Blair: don't rule out the use of ground troops in Iraq

One-Minute Read Mon 22 Sep, AT 14:41

Former PM joins calls for UK to consider deploying the army to fight Islamic State

US ground troops could return to Iraq, says top military adviser

One-Minute Read Wed 17 Sep, AT 11:41

Government accused of sending 'mixed messages' about their mission against Islamic State militants

David Cameron sets out new anti-terror laws

One-Minute Read Mon 1 Sep, AT 16:14

Tories and Lib Dems had been at odds on on new powers to seize passports of returning jihadist fighters

Hypersonic research aircraft

Hypersonic weapons blown up four seconds into test launch

One-Minute Read Tue 26 Aug, AT 12:11

Set-back for US weapon which would be able to hit a target anywhere in the world within one hour

Shackles hang at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

Barack Obama: 'We tortured some folks' after 9/11

First Reaction Mon 4 Aug, AT 12:54

White House said those responsible were 'real patriots', as human rights groups call for 'legal consequences'

Buk missile launchers

Buk missile launcher: the weapon that may have shot down flight MH17

One-Minute Read Fri 18 Jul, AT 09:13

Experts say Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 is likely to have been downed by a Buk missile launcher. But who fired it?

The Taranis drone

Taranis: British stealth drone passes top-secret trial

One-Minute Read Wed 16 Jul, AT 12:07

UK's £185m unmanned Taranis drone completes 'full stealth' flight above the Australian desert

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