Bahraini dissident calls out Johnson ahead of key security speech in Gulf
Human rights campaigner urges UK foreign secretary to act by his words as controversy and confusion engulf UK policy in the Gulf
FOREIGN SECRETARY Boris Johnson has been asked to defend human rights to secure stability and follow through on his comments about Saudi Arabia by leading imprisoned Bahraini dissident Naji Fateel.
Families of soldiers in Iraq War crowdfund legal costs
After the findings of the Chilcot report, families of British soldiers look to fund legal support
SOME of the families of British soldiers killed during the Iraq war have launched a public crowdfunding appeal to help pay for lawyers to sue those responsible such as former prime minister Tony Blair.
The US-UK led invasion of Iraq, which lasted from 2003 to 2011, saw 179 British soldiers killed in action and up to 500,000 Iraqis from the resulting insurgency and sectarian conflict.
Explainer: What you should know about Trident renewal
As MPs prepare to vote on replacing the country’s nuclear weapons, we break down what you need to know about them
TODAY the UK Government will propose a vote in Westminster to extend the life of the Trident nuclear weapons system and the submarines that house them.
Known as the Successor-class, it is a replacement for the Vanguard-class of ballistic missile submarines which entered Royal Navy service in the 1990s.
The Conservative government claims it to be necessary if the Royal Navy is to maintain a continuous at-sea deterrent (CASD).
Bill Ramsay: A codpiece called Trident
UK government face backlash over drone warfare investment
David Cameron's decision to invest in drones has been called into question
THE Prime Minister's announcment that his government will double the UK's squadron of unmanned drones has been met with criticism from political, military and research sources.
Conservative ministers that stated that they wish to replace the UK's ten drones with 20 updated models. The UK government claimed the decision is in response to the prescence of Daesh, or so-called Islamic state, in Syria and Iraq.
Yvonne Ridley: Has the army gone barmy and should Yes campaigners worry?
Journalist Yvonne Ridley wonders whether it isn't only Jeremy Corbyn who should be worried about a military coup
YES, I know the headline is sensational but there is a very serious story to be told emanating from a front page exclusive written by some very distinguished journalists - and no I'm not talking about that David Cameron story.
Ever since Jeremy Corbyn won Labour leadership in a landslide victory, the scribes inhabiting Westminster's political swamp have behaved in a most irrational way.