Ben Wallace stops to SHAKE HANDS on way into Cabinet

Ben Wallace issues grovelling apology for ‘slip-up’ after forgetting social distancing rules and stopping to SHAKE HANDS on way into Cabinet Boris Johnson has gathered his Cabinet for first time since the summer holidays Defence Secretary Ben Wallace stopped to shake hands as he arrived today PM used meeting to set out his desire to … Read more

Iran tests new surface-to-surface missile with a 900-mile range

Iran tests new surface-to-surface missile with a 900-mile range called Martyr Qassem Soleimani after the Quds Force leader killed in a US airstrike Iran displayed a new surface-to-surface missile with a range of 870 miles  It also showed a new cruise missile, ignoring demands to halt its programme  Pictures of the new missiles were revealed … Read more

Young Army officers must be ‘more unconventional’ in warfare and master ‘cyber and space’ 

Young Army officers have been told they will be expected to be ‘more unconventional’ in warfare and master the ‘new domains of cyber and space’. The Defence Secretary Ben Wallace told Sandhurst graduates that the highly anticipated Integrated Defence and Security review, spearheaded by Dominic Cummings, would soon be published and would bring with it … Read more

Young Army officers must be ‘more unconventional’ in warfare and master ‘cyber and space’ 

Young Army officers have been told they will be expected to be ‘more unconventional’ in warfare and master the ‘new domains of cyber and space’. The Defence Secretary Ben Wallace told Sandhurst graduates that the highly anticipated Integrated Defence and Security review, spearheaded by Dominic Cummings, would soon be published and would bring with it … Read more

TALK OF THE TOWN: Churchill’s grandson Nicholas Soames splits from his second wife  

TALK OF THE TOWN: Churchill’s grandson Nicholas Soames splits from his second wife By Alistair Foster, Joanna Bell And Sophie Cockerham For The Mail On Sunday Published: 00:01 BST, 9 August 2020 | Updated: 02:06 BST, 9 August 2020 After 27 years of marriage, I’m sad to report that Sir Nicholas Soames and his wife … Read more

TALK OF THE TOWN: Churchill’s grandson Nicholas Soames splits from his second wife  

TALK OF THE TOWN: Churchill’s grandson Nicholas Soames splits from his second wife By Alistair Foster, Joanna Bell And Sophie Cockerham For The Mail On Sunday Published: 00:01 BST, 9 August 2020 | Updated: 02:06 BST, 9 August 2020 After 27 years of marriage, I’m sad to report that Sir Nicholas Soames and his wife … Read more

The 48 tales of raw courage of brave Afghan interpreters who were promised sanctuary here

Ministers were last night facing mounting pressure to give Afghan interpreters sanctuary in Britain immediately as more came forward to reveal their plight. The shocking stories of 48 interpreters who worked alongside British forces and say they have since been abandoned to the Taliban are laid bare in the Daily Mail today. Around 150 interpreters … Read more

‘Rogue SAS Afghanistan execution squad’ carried out a series of night-time killings in Afghanistan 

Extreme allegations that a ‘rogue’ SAS unit carried out night missions in which they executed civilians in Afghanistan villages have come to light in court documents. The trove of secret files was previously withheld from an ongoing High Court legal case by the government, causing a judge to demand an explanation from defence secretary Ben Wallace. … Read more

‘Rogue SAS Afghanistan execution squad’ carried out a series of night-time killings in Afghanistan 

Extreme allegations that a ‘rogue’ SAS unit carried out night missions in which they executed civilians in Afghanistan villages have come to light in court documents. The trove of secret files was previously withheld from an ongoing High Court legal case by the government, causing a judge to demand an explanation from defence secretary Ben Wallace. … Read more

Ministers promise a better deal for Afghan interpreters

Ministers promise a better deal for Afghan interpreters who helped British forces but were denied sanctuary Afghan translators who worked with British troops will be rewarded   Just 2 interpreters have been allowed into the UK under a 2-year-old scheme  Former defence secretary Gavin Williamson promised at the time that 50 interpreters would be given the … Read more