Dutch journalist smiles and waves as he gatecrashes top-secret EU Zoom meeting

Dutch journalist smiles and waves as he gatecrashes top-secret EU Zoom meeting after defence minister accidentally posted login details online Daniel Verlaan of RTL Nieuws suddenly appeared in defence ministers’ Zoom He waved and smiled as he was visibly shocked he had managed to get it The Dutch Defence Minister had tweeted a photo showing … Read more Dutch journalist smiles and waves as he gatecrashes top-secret EU Zoom meeting

Dutch journalist smiles and waves as he gatecrashes top-secret EU Zoom meeting

Dutch journalist smiles and waves as he gatecrashes top-secret EU Zoom meeting after defence minister accidentally posted login details online Daniel Verlaan of RTL Nieuws suddenly appeared in defence ministers’ Zoom He waved and smiled as he was visibly shocked he had managed to get it The Dutch Defence Minister had tweeted a photo showing … Read more Dutch journalist smiles and waves as he gatecrashes top-secret EU Zoom meeting

Boris Johnson £16bn defence spend to restore UK as great naval power

Britain will become Europe’s greatest naval power again after a £16.5billion boost to defence spending, Boris Johnson vowed yesterday. The Prime Minister said he would ‘restore Britain’s position’ as the ruler of the waves rather than allow the UK to ‘curl up in our island and leave the task to our friends’. Billions of pounds of … Read more Boris Johnson £16bn defence spend to restore UK as great naval power

Boris Johnson £16bn defence spend to restore UK as great naval power

Britain will become Europe’s greatest naval power again after a £16.5billion boost to defence spending, Boris Johnson vowed yesterday. The Prime Minister said he would ‘restore Britain’s position’ as the ruler of the waves rather than allow the UK to ‘curl up in our island and leave the task to our friends’. Billions of pounds of … Read more Boris Johnson £16bn defence spend to restore UK as great naval power

Normal Christmas would ‘throw fuel on the fire’ and trigger spike in Covid-19 cases, says scientist

A near-normal Christmas would only ‘throw fuel on the fire’ and put older generations in harms way, a top scientist has warned, as ministers admit they ‘don’t want to be grinches’ and Number 10 says it will let families meet indoors over five days but the country will then face a 25-day lockdown to pay … Read more Normal Christmas would ‘throw fuel on the fire’ and trigger spike in Covid-19 cases, says scientist

Normal Christmas would ‘throw fuel on the fire’ and trigger spike in Covid-19 cases, says scientist

A near-normal Christmas would only ‘throw fuel on the fire’ and put older generations in harms way, a top scientist has warned, as ministers admit they ‘don’t want to be grinches’ and Number 10 says it will let families meet indoors over five days but the country will then face a 25-day lockdown to pay … Read more Normal Christmas would ‘throw fuel on the fire’ and trigger spike in Covid-19 cases, says scientist

Coronavirus UK: Army prepares to deploy thousands of troops as part of ‘winter defence force’

Army prepares to deploy thousands of troops as part of ‘winter defence force’ to help hand out coronavirus tests to combat spread of Covid during new lockdown Defence Secretary Ben Wallace today told MPs that 7,500 troops are on standby  Troops will ‘support most of Government’ in tackling the virus during lockdown Stressed that this … Read more Coronavirus UK: Army prepares to deploy thousands of troops as part of ‘winter defence force’

Army reveals tiny bug-like drone as Defence Secretary warns of race for battlefield technology

Army reveals tiny ‘bug’ drone that can fly at 50mph and blow open doors with explosives The sci-fi style Army kit under development was shown off on Salisbury Plain Ben Wallace says new equipment for the military needs to be ‘threat-driven’ He said UK needs to improve its understanding and access to emerging tech By … Read more Army reveals tiny bug-like drone as Defence Secretary warns of race for battlefield technology

Defence minister Johnny Mercer calls on Treasury fund visas for Commonwealth veterans

Defence minister Johnny Mercer calls on Treasury to fork out thousands of pounds for hero Commonwealth veterans who are forced to pay for visas to stay in the UK Defence minister Johnny Mercer wants to help Commonwealth military veterans Commonwealth citizens can apply for indefinite leave to remain after four years However, they face bills … Read more Defence minister Johnny Mercer calls on Treasury fund visas for Commonwealth veterans

Defence minister Johnny Mercer calls on Treasury fund visas for Commonwealth veterans

Defence minister Johnny Mercer calls on Treasury to fork out thousands of pounds for hero Commonwealth veterans who are forced to pay for visas to stay in the UK Defence minister Johnny Mercer wants to help Commonwealth military veterans Commonwealth citizens can apply for indefinite leave to remain after four years However, they face bills … Read more Defence minister Johnny Mercer calls on Treasury fund visas for Commonwealth veterans