Ministers cast further doubts on summer holidays abroad

Ministers cast further doubts on summer holidays abroad and warn booking now is ‘risky’ as they ‘work on new “traffic light” scheme to resume non-essential travel’ amid fears over spiking Covid numbers in Europe Ben Wallace said it is ‘premature’ and ‘potentially risky’ to book holiday abroad  Ministers said to be working on new ‘traffic … Read more

Ministers cast further doubts on summer holidays abroad

Ministers cast further doubts on summer holidays abroad and warn booking now is ‘risky’ as they ‘work on new “traffic light” scheme to resume non-essential travel’ amid fears over spiking Covid numbers in Europe Ben Wallace said it is ‘premature’ and ‘potentially risky’ to book holiday abroad  Ministers said to be working on new ‘traffic … Read more

Ben Wallace and Tobias Ellwood in texting war over Army cutbacks

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace and committee chairman Tobias Ellwood in texting war over Army cutbacks Mr Wallace used private text message to tear into defence committee chairman Mr Wallace appeared to accuse Mr Ellwood of a ‘Ladybird book’ approach earlier Rows are latest sign of Tory tensions over tomorrow’s defence command paper  By Brendan Carlin … Read more

Ben Wallace and Tobias Ellwood in texting war over Army cutbacks

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace and committee chairman Tobias Ellwood in texting war over Army cutbacks Mr Wallace used private text message to tear into defence committee chairman Mr Wallace appeared to accuse Mr Ellwood of a ‘Ladybird book’ approach earlier Rows are latest sign of Tory tensions over tomorrow’s defence command paper  By Brendan Carlin … Read more

Translator who served in Afghanistan becomes first to be given sanctuary in Britain

Heroic Afghan translator who served alongside UK troops in Afghanistan becomes first to be given sanctuary in Britain after more than 18 months in the ‘worst refugee camp on Earth’ Translator Nesar served alongside UK troops for almost two years in Afghanistan First translator to be allowed sanctuary in Britain from outside his homeland The … Read more

Translator who served in Afghanistan becomes first to be given sanctuary in Britain

Heroic Afghan translator who served alongside UK troops in Afghanistan becomes first to be given sanctuary in Britain after more than 18 months in the ‘worst refugee camp on Earth’ Translator Nesar served alongside UK troops for almost two years in Afghanistan First translator to be allowed sanctuary in Britain from outside his homeland The … Read more

Defence Secretary is warned soldiers ‘could face prosecution for war crimes in Iraq’

Defence Secretary is warned soldiers ‘could face prosecution for war crimes in Iraq’ if new ‘vital piece of legislation’ becomes law Defence sec. Ben Wallace got letter from ICC chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda Warned soldiers could face Hague trial if the Overseas Operations Bill passes  Bill puts 5-year time limit on claims against Brit soldiers … Read more

Defence Secretary is warned soldiers ‘could face prosecution for war crimes in Iraq’

Defence Secretary is warned soldiers ‘could face prosecution for war crimes in Iraq’ if new ‘vital piece of legislation’ becomes law Defence sec. Ben Wallace got letter from ICC chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda Warned soldiers could face Hague trial if the Overseas Operations Bill passes  Bill puts 5-year time limit on claims against Brit soldiers … Read more

World is vulnerable to dangerous upsurge in nerve agents, Defence Secretary says 

The World is vulnerable to dangerous upsurge in chemical attacks including nerve agents after Salisbury poisonings, Defence Secretary says Defence Secretary Ben Wallace said it was clear Russia remained an ‘adversary’ He said country represented a challenge to international law and the world order Said world order had been ‘loosened’, giving new opportunities to terror … Read more

Brittany Higgins: Man accused of Parliament House rape checks into hospital

BREAKING NEWS: Man at the centre of the Parliament House rape allegation that rocked Australia ‘checks himself into hospital’ Liberal staffer accused of raping a female media adviser is ‘in hospital’  The staffer reportedly drove himself to hospital on Wednesday evening Daily Telegraph reported he wasn’t suicidal but concerned for his mental state Former staffer … Read more