An RAF Puma helicopter, similar to the UK Puma Mk 2 helicopter which crashed in Afghanistan, killing five people.  Photograph: PA

Two British troops have been killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan, the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) said last night. The RAF personnel died aft(...)

A handout provided by Medecins Sans Frontieres shows the hospital in Kunduz. Photograph: MSF handout/EPA 0:51

Medical aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has said it is ‘disgusted’ by Afghan government claims justifying a suspected US air strike that kill(...)

Surgeons work inside a Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) hospital after the  air strike in Kunduz, Afghanistan. Photograph: Reuters 0:51

Médecins Sans Frontières has demanded that an independent international body investigate the air strike that hit an Afghan hospital on Saturday, kill(...)

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission says it made right call in 1992 to change the name on a headstone from an unknown Irish Guards lieutenant to that of Lieut John Kipling.

The grave of Irish Guards Lieut John Kipling, the son of writer Rudyard Kipling, is correctly identified, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC(...)

Police officers attempt to negotiate with people taking part in a protest to block the arrival of military vehicles to the upcoming arms fair at the ExCel centre in east London. Photograph: LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images

More than 30,000 visitors are expected next week at the biannual arms fair organised by Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) at the ExC(...)

Submarine spotted by fishermen off the coast of Donegal, near  Tory Island. Photograph: Colm O’Brien

A fisherman described how his fishing boat had a close encounter with a submarine off the coast of Donegal – the second in less than a year. Seán Bria(...)

Wreaths at a memorial to the members of the Miami Showband at a ceremony organised by Justice for the Forgotten in Dublin last week. Survivors of the UVF atrocity have called for soldiers who suspected their ranks had been infiltrated by loyalists to help shed light on the incident. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times.

The survivors of the Miami Showband attack have urged soldiers who suspected their ranks had been infiltrated by loyalists to help shed light on the U(...)

A fire  started by striking French ferry workers caused further delays to traffic on the French side. Photograph: Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images

British prime minister David Cameron has pledged additional resources to deal with the migrant crisis at Calais, but warned that disruptions to trav(...)

British engineering and support services company Babcock expressed confidence in its long-term prospects after posting a 32 per cent rise in full-year(...)

Mary Heenan and son Eugene Heenan  outside  the ministry of defence in London with the writ naming senior former British army officer Frank Kitson and the ministry.  Eugene “Patrick” Heenan was murdered in  1973. Photograph: Lauren Hurley/PA

Mary Heenan walked up to the steps of the ministry of defence in London, just yards from the Cenotaph, clutching a walking-stick and a few sheets of (...)