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.

'Kind-hearted' soldier killed in Afghanistan is named

A British soldier killed in Afghanistan on Friday has been named by the Ministry of Defence as Corporal Alex Guy.

Second soldier this week dies in Afghanistan

A second soldier has been killed in Afghanistan this week, the Ministry of Defence said today.

Grenade blast soldier killed in Afghanistan named

A British soldier killed in a grenade blast while on patrol in Afghanistan has been named by the Ministry of Defence as Lance Corporal James Ashworth from the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards.

British soldier killed in Afghanistan grenade blast

A British soldier from the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards has been killed in a grenade blast in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence said.

Taliban chief Fayez Jan killed in Afghanistan

A Taliban commander has been killed in Afghanistan, coalition forces said.

British soldier killed in Afghanistan named

A British soldier killed in Afghanistan during a mission to rescue a kidnapped policeman was named today as Private Gregg Thomas Stone.

UK soldier dies during Afghan rescue mission

A British soldier has been killed in Afghanistan during a mission to rescue a senior police officer who had been abducted by the Taliban.

Soldier in Afghanistan was killed in rescue mission

A British soldier killed yesterday in Afghanistan died taking part in a daring rescue mission.

Soldier shot dead on patrol in Helmand

A British soldier from 3rd Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment, has been killed in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence said last night.

British solider shot dead in Afghanistan named

A British solider who was shot dead in Afghanistan on Friday has been named as Corporal Michael Thacker.

British soldier killed on patrol in Helmand

A British soldier from 1st Battalion, The Royal Welsh has been killed in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence said last night.

Explosions kill three in southern Afghanistan

Afghan officials say explosions in three cities of southern Afghanistan have killed three and wounded at least nine others.

Army 'should learn from' accidental shooting of soldier Michael Pritchard, says father

The father of a young soldier who was accidentally shot dead by a comrade while on active service in Afghanistan called today for lessons to be learned from the tragedy.

A coffin containing the body of L/Cpl Lee Davies at RAF Brize Norton yesterday

Fragile alliance shaken by the enemy within

The shooting of two UK soldiers by Afghan security personnel has led to tension and uncertainty. By Kim Sengupta in Lashkar Gah

British troops in Afghanistan can hold captives for only 96 hours

Ban on UK troops handing over Taliban suspects

British troops have been banned from transferring suspected Taliban prisoners over to the Afghan authorities because of claims of torture by local forces, it was revealed yesterday.

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