News Round-Up – June 20th 2016

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Here are some of the latest British military news stories making the headlines.

General News

A British Paradox: the EU’s Most Reluctant Power is its Militarily Strongest
(Wall Street Journal)



British Army News

Troops held by extremists ‘told to give away information under torture’
(The Telegraph)

Nigerian Army, British Military in joint contemporary training
(Daily Trust)



Royal Air Force News

RAF Typhoons bomb ISIS positions in Iraq as local troops storm into Fallujah
(Mirror)

Red Arrows blunted this summer as new safety rules see shows cancelledRed Arrows blunted this summer as new safety rules see shows cancelled
(The Independent)

A magic moment as the last Merlin takes off from RAF Benson
(The Herald)



Royal Navy News

Chinese warship meets Royal Navy frigate HMS Somerset in Dover strait
(Dover Express)

A third of British sailors want to jump ship from Royal Navy
(Mirror)

Disclaimer: all news stories are the property of their respective publishers. Any opinions expressed in the articles are of the person making them.

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One response to “News Round-Up – June 20th 2016

  1. Given the situation with illegal immigration across the Channel you’d have thought that somebody might have thought of the need for a Navy! And if we ever integrate ourselves fully into an EU army, that will be the logical end to what has been a very long and very slippery slope.

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