News Liam Culverhouse has been jailed for six years for causing the death of his 20 month old daughter

A soldier left traumatised after being severely wounded during a surprise attack in Afghanistan and witnessing the deaths of five of his colleagues was jailed for six years yesterday for killing his 20-month old daughter.

Soldier shot in Afghanistan 'was a fine young man'

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”.

British soldier killed on patrol in Helmand

A soldier from 3rd Battalion The Rifles has been killed on patrol in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence said yesterday.

British soldier killed in Afghanistan

A soldier from 3rd Battalion The Rifles has been killed while on patrol in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence said today.

Three US troops killed in Afghanistan

A man in an Afghan army uniform shot and killed three American service members this morning in southern Afghanistan, the US military command said.

Sam Alexander and Ollie Augustin were repatriated last June

Inquest hears lessons learnt about IEDs after deaths in Helmand

Military officials say detection techniques have been changed since two Marines died

David Cameron enjoys sausages with Afghanistan troops

David Cameron shared a lunch of German sausage and potato with soldiers as he questioned them about capabilities of their Afghan counterparts.

Timing of Afghan exit 'undecided', says David Cameron's spokesman

No decisions have yet been taken on the exact timing of withdrawal of British troops from Afghanistan after the end of this year, Prime Minister David Cameron's spokesman has said.

Army chiefs to consider bonuses for Games' troops after G4S scandal

Rising anger within the armed forces at the prospect of extra troops being drafted in to guard the Olympics due to the G4S scandal has forced ministers and military top brass to consider paying the soldiers a bonus.

Man in Afghan uniform shoots Nato troops

A man in an Afghan army uniform shot and wounded a number of coalition troops in eastern Afghanistan, the US-led Nato coalition said today.

Soldiers shot by Afghan named

Three British soldiers shot dead by a man wearing an Afghan police uniform were named by the Ministry of Defence today.

Bored, brave and brilliant. The UK medics in the Afghan war zone

Kim Sengupta reports on a remarkable study of Camp Bastion military hospital in Helmand

Album: Levellers, Static on the Airwaves (On the Fiddle)

The Levellers' latest broadsides and refusenik anthems mostly follow the feisty fiddly-diddly folk-rock manner, but on the occasional track like "We Are All Gunmen", a mocking media fantasy of stability, they've introduced a slightly stilted synthesiser element, resulting in a more modernistic electro-rock style.

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