Spending boost comes as acting Labour leader invited to National Security Council meeting
Prime Minister's one nation pledge 'could look like the bleakest of ironies' by the end of the parliament
Highly personal attack shows Tories still intent on making Miliband's suitability as PM the key issue
Defence secretary warns that Russia poses a 'real and present danger' to the Baltic States
MPs on the defence select committee urge UK to step up fight against Islamic State extremists
Women may soon be fighting on the front line – but is that good for them or the defence of the realm?
The Defence Secretary hands gift to Ukip with 'ill-chosen words' on immigration to British towns
RAF Tornado jets are poised to attack militants in Iraq once MPs have backed British military intervention
What happened to the 'monstrous threat' rhetoric? Does tackling IS not pass the 'family friendly' test?
Few politicians today have had real, demanding jobs before entering politics – and it shows