Flt Lt Cunningham was killed at RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire after he was accidentally ejected while his aircraft was on the ground
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Thursday 24 January 2013
Typhoon fighter jets have been scrambled to intercept Russian military planes almost 30 times in the past three years, the Government said tonight.
Monday 21 January 2013
The media blackout on the prince’s deployment in Afghanistan came to an end last night – with a bang. Cahal Milmo and Ian Burrell report
Saturday 12 January 2013
The broadcaster and writer Robert Kee, whose television career spanned four decades, has died aged 93.
Thursday 10 January 2013
Fresh doubts over the armed forces' ability to cope with protracted conflicts are raised today in a report exposing "critical gaps" in air operations.
'The Tutankhamun dig of aviation': Brits to begin digging up missing Spitfires buried in Burmese jungle
Friday 04 January 2013
A Lincolnshire farmer who has spent 17 years investigating rumours that dozens of factory-fresh Spitfires could be lying buried under Burmese soil expects to find the aeroplanes “perfectly preserved”.
Thursday 03 January 2013
The oldest surviving and longest-serving British prisoner of war has died at the age of 98.
Wednesday 02 January 2013
A man who was swept into the sea in gale-force winds, leading to a search operation involving the Duke of Cambridge, has been named by police.
Sunday 23 December 2012
Monday 26 November 2012
Everyone’s at it for winter. It’s comforting, it keeps you warm, it’s snuggly and it’s nice. So why not go for it, in the privacy of our own homes? I’m talking about the ubiquitous trend for a onesie, of course – or for those less au fait with street parlance, an all-in-one. A jumpsuit. A catsuit. Actually a catsuit is a bit different, but it’s still part of the all-in-one family.
Monday 12 November 2012
We've forgotten the real story - and Newsnight's redeeming qualities
Investigation launched after Prince William and Kate Middleton's police guard accidentally fires gun
Friday 02 November 2012
An investigation has been launched after a police officer thought to be guarding Prince William and Kate Middleton accidentally fired his gun.
Wednesday 24 October 2012
A war hero?
Tuesday 23 October 2012
The Ministry of Defence today confirmed that it is to double the number of RAF drones in Afghanistan and begin operating the aircraft from the UK for the first time.
Saturday 25 August 2012
In the gym at Tedworth House, a young soldier with severe internal injuries, sustained after being shot in the abdomen in Afghanistan, takes his first steps back to fitness.
Monday 13 August 2012
G4S is to donate £2.5 million to the Armed Forces as a “goodwill gesture” after thousands of military personnel were drafted in for London 2012 following a massive security blunder.
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 4 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 5 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'