One of the youngest serving members of the RAF, Adam Wood (16) (C) runs with the RAF100 baton outside the Royal Courts of Justice in London, England. Photograph: Steven Paston/PA Wire

The Royal Air Force (RAF) has “defended our freedom gallantly”, Queen Elizabeth said on Sunday as she sent her “heartfelt congratulations” to the serv(...)

Police outside RAF Marham in Norfolk, after a serviceman was threatened with a knife near to the base. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

British police investigating the attempted abduction of a serviceman from a Royal Air Force base in eastern England, said on Thursday they could not d(...)

A  Royal Air Force Tornado GR4 fighter jets returning to RAF Akrotiri base in Cyprus after their first mission since the parliamentary vote to undertake air strikes in Syria. Photograph:  Emily Burns/EPA/Royal Air Force

Britain joined US-led air strikes against Islamic State in Syria on Thursday, but Russian president Vladimir Putin issued bitter new denunciations of (...)

The British army has announced plans to create a new social media warfare unit. File photograph: Tim Ireland/PA Wire

A new British army unit will use psychology and social media to help Britain “fight in the information age”.The 77th Brigade will begin operations in(...)