The British government will be "held to ransom" by US and UK contractors if the Defence Secretary, Philip Hammond, pushes through with far-reaching departmental reforms, union leaders have warned.
For the Falklands war, he ended formation flying to save fuel and ordered mid-air refuelling
Antarctica’s monumental icebergs, history of heroic exploration and fearless wildlife give it an allure that is enhanced by its remoteness. The only realistic way for tourists to visit the vast White Continent is by ship. For most, it’s a once-in-a-lifetime trip, so it is important to choose carefully.
The singer has pulled his book due to a 'last-minute content disagreement'
David Cameron says the UK is 'indebted to him for his many years of service'
It would have been the Queen’s Speech to end them all. At midday on Friday 4 March 1983, the monarch was due to address the nation to announce that Britain was at war and – due to the “deadly power of abused technology” – a nuclear conflict was at hand.
New research shows how 'edit wars' erupt over controversial subjects
Government approves thousands of deals with states it condemns for human rights abuses
Regardless of creating a society of ‘haves’ and ‘have nots’, the prosperity she created was a mirage - I can only see the one million 16-24 year-olds who are unemployed
You may admire Thatcher's policies and respect her political legacy, but do you respect it more than 370 degree courses or 465 new nurses?
The bells of Westminster Abbey rang out as the black hearse carrying Thatcher's flag draped coffin pulled out of Parliament. A few in the crowd began to clap but most remained silent as it sped off down Whitehall towards St Paul's.
The Iron Lady’s relationship with Elizabeth II was not as fraught as is often portrayed
Debate over whether to pay respects to form Prime Minister has divided opinion
A show of unity by the three main political parties over Margaret Thatcher since her death on Monday ended when Labour MPs launched strong attacks on her record during Commons tributes to her yesterday.
Margaret Thatcher’s funeral will have a Falklands War theme and more than 700 armed forces personnel will take part in it, Downing Street announced today.
'Thatcher was a terror without an atom of humanity' says singer