Women could be allowed to serve in British infantry units for the first time by 2016, subject to a review into female soldiers.
Defence secretary says he hopes ban on women serving in frontline infantry roles will be lifted ‘in next year or so’The UK defence secretary, Michael Fallon, has announced he wants to end the army’s ban on women serving in frontline infantry roles.A final decision on the move is subject to research into the long-term impact on women of infantry training, but Fallon said he hoped the ban woul
Plans to vet millions of people working with children and vulnerable adults are to be scaled back to “common sense” levels, the Government announced today
An off-duty police officer dies and two other men are injured in an assault in Liverpool city centre.
A leading figure in the UK's oil industry, Sir Ian Wood, tells the BBC warnings the industry is close to collapse are overstating the problem.