Lord Thomas said that balanced against the principle of open justice was the risk that Blackman could be attacked in prison
The top US commander in Afghanistan apologised to President Hamid Karzai for a drone strike that killed a child and NATO promised an investigation as rising tensions threatened efforts to persuade the Afghan leader to sign a long-delayed security agreement.
Court martial board found commando guilty of murdering man in Helmand Province
Recording is released as board retires to consider its verdict over three marines charged over murder
Incident marks a continued escalation of violence as Nato forces withdraw from Afghanistan
'I’m not trying to compete with the photographer because I couldn’t'
The details of what has been happening to Britain’s military equipment in Afghanistan were given today as the government there assumed responsibility for security across the country and international forces embarked on the final part of their exit strategy from the war.
A new book paints a grim picture of the UK's role in taking on the Taliban in 2001. But it is not too late to make some amends
War is no fit "theme" for a funeral, says Afghanistan veteran Joe Glenton
A huge airlift to bring thousands of tons of military equipment back from Afghanistan to the UK has begun, ahead of the full withdrawal of British troops by the end of next year.
British troops are likely to have the length of their tours in Afghanistan extended by half in the crucial period leading to the end of combat operations, The Independent has learnt. The tours of duty served by key units may rise from six to nine months, under the plans to ensure that Afghanistan’s army and police are in a position to take over security duties.
Six British soldiers have been killed in green on blue attacks in the current tour alone
He will take to the airwaves from Camp Bastion in Helmand Province from 10 December
A Royal Marine and a woman soldier have died from injuries received while on patrol in Afghanistan.
The families of three British servicemen killed in Afghanistan stood together in their grief today as they watched their loved ones' bodies repatriated to the UK.
The father of Lieutenant Andrew Robert Chesterman of the 3rd Battalion The Rifles, who died as a result of wounds sustained in enemy action while on patrol in Afghanistan, said today that his family had lost “a fine young man”.