The Goverment contractors Serco and Capita are among businesses being wooed to salvage the Ministry of Defence's much-criticised reforms of the agency that buys military kit.
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Tuesday 06 August 2013
When did 'being honest' become an acceptable way to be rude to others?
Wednesday 17 July 2013
Ministers argue that having nuclear submarines permanently patrolling our waters has “served us well”
Thursday 11 July 2013
The Government has downplayed reports that it is considering controversial plants to annex its Trident nuclear base in Scotland amid a storm of protests from Scottish politicians.
Thursday 13 June 2013
Ringo Starr reveals 'Octopus’s Garden' is to be turned into a children’s book
Friday 31 May 2013
Experts believe they may have solved the mystery over where aviator’s aircraft lies
Wednesday 29 May 2013
The French defence contractor Thales has won a 10-year contract worth £600m to service the British Royal Navy's submarines and ships, the Ministry of Defence said yesterday.
Tuesday 28 May 2013
A £600m contract to maintain the “eyes and ears” of the Royal Navy's ships and submarines is expected to secure more than 500 UK jobs, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said today.
Thursday 23 May 2013
As we prepare to celebrate the 70th anniversary of The Battle of the Atlantic tomorrow, Nicholas Milton speaks to a 90-year-old naval veteran about the psychological impact of fighting the Axis' stealthiest weapons
Wednesday 22 May 2013
Chilean will leave club and is hotly tipped to replace Roberto Mancini at Manchester City, who have named Claudio Reyna as their director of football at New York City FC
Tuesday 30 April 2013
Waterproof guidebooks and underwater signposts to help people explore Britain’s most secluded heritage sites
Thursday 25 April 2013
Comedy star Caroline Aherne is to be among the cast of voices for a new animated children's series for the BBC.
Thursday 04 April 2013
Labour leader faces big decision on whether to back £25bn renewal of nuclear deterrent
Thursday 04 April 2013
Deals worth more than £500m to run baggage handling at Heathrow and weapons handling for an international client saw the FTSE 100 support group Babcock International declare yesterday that it will hit City expectations for the year to April.
International Space Station photograph captures giant 'underwater' wave spread over hundreds of miles in the Caribbean Sea
Wednesday 06 February 2013
Image was captured from the International Space Station
Tuesday 08 January 2013
Here it is, the monster of the depths, the sea-creature of nightmares, filmed for the first time in its natural habitat: the giant squid.
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Millions of Britons struggling to feed themselves and facing malnourishment
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk
Nigel Farage: Ukip leader named 'Briton of the year' by The Times
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