Michael Fallon

UK Secretary of Defence Michael Fallon

Putin as big a threat to Europe as Islamic State, says Fallon

One-Minute Read
Thu 19 Feb, AT 08:50

Defence secretary warns that Russia poses a 'real and present danger' to the Baltic States

Royal Air Force Tornado aircraft

UK 'should play greater role' in fight against Islamic State

One-Minute Read
Thu 5 Feb, AT 08:43

MPs on the defence select committee urge UK to step up fight against Islamic State extremists

UK female soldiers in Afghanistan

Women soldiers 'will be in combat roles by 2016'

Talking Point
Fri 19 Dec, AT 11:24

Women may soon be fighting on the front line – but is that good for them or the defence of the realm?

Britain's Secretary of Defence Michael Fallon

Michael Fallon 'rows back' claims of towns 'swamped' by migrants

One-Minute Read
Mon 27 Oct, AT 10:11

The Defence Secretary hands gift to Ukip with 'ill-chosen words' on immigration to British towns

Royal Air Force Tornado aircraft

MPs to vote on Islamic State air strikes: what are they debating?

Fri 26 Sep, AT 11:19

RAF Tornado jets are poised to attack militants in Iraq once MPs have backed British military intervention

The Mole

David Cameron: all mouth and no combat trousers?

Mon 18 Aug, AT 11:24
The Mole

What happened to the 'monstrous threat' rhetoric? Does tackling IS not pass the 'family friendly' test?

Characterless peas in a pod: the reshuffle of the bland

Wed 16 Jul, AT 09:24
Robert Chesshyre

Few politicians today have had real, demanding jobs before entering politics – and it shows

UK economy 'on mend' at last as GDP boost forecast

One-Minute Read
Mon 22 Jul, AT 11:15

Hopes for a jump in growth for second quarter as five surveys provide positive outlook

Royal Mail set for autumn stock exchange float

One-Minute Read
Mon 15 Apr, AT 10:10

Employees could receive stakes worth £2,000 each in 'Tell Sid' style sell-off – at knockdown price

Vince Cable

Vince Cable ‘occasionally slips his electronic tag’ says Tory

One-Minute Read
Fri 23 Nov, AT 12:19

Business minister Michael Fallon pokes fun at his boss's 'responsible capitalism' stance