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MoD announces Trident to be replaced by two men in a boat, rowing

could be launched anywhere in the world within 45 monthsIn light of spending cuts, it has been confirmed that the UK’s ageing ballistic missile defence system will be replaced by an ‘alternatively-powered ecological surface solution’.

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Posted: Oct 17th, 2010
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STOP PRESS: General David Petraeus collapses under the weight of his own medals

The General had been talking to reporters about the ‘heavy burden of responsibility’ that came with putting on military uniform, and how it felt as if the hand of history were pressing on his shoulder.

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Posted: Jul 5th, 2010
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‘We were offside during 1914 Christmas truce’ admits German historian

but did it really cross the line, or just go around‘The referee didn’t have a great game.’

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Posted: Dec 1st, 2009
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M.O.D warned that emphasis on heroes is undermining cowardly soldiers

'Always one who wants to go the other way'A new report by military think-tank the National Armed Forces Institute (NAFI) has criticised ministers for creating a ‘culture of courage’ amongst service personnel.

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Posted: Nov 19th, 2009
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UK military leaders in solemn roll-call of MPs who fiddled expenses

In memory of those fallen beneath contempt‘We didn’t think the list would ever end,’ said a tearful Major General Nick Carter today as the names of MPs who had sacrificed their reputations for the country were read out.

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Posted: Oct 16th, 2009
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