Iraq: 10 years on

It is ten years since the start of the conflict in Iraq.

Iraq War: Was it worth it?

The War in Iraq, which started exactly ten years ago today, lasted six years and cost the lives of one hundred and seventy nine British servicemen.

A decade on the debate still rages as to whether the conflict was worth it. Chris Kiddey's been speaking to three people from our region closely affected by the conflict.


Bereaved father condemns Iraq conflict

The father of a soldier killed in Iraq says that ten years on from the start of the conflict his son's life was ''wasted'' as he believes there was no need to go to war.

Peter Brierley from Batley's son Shaun was killed when his Land Rover crashed 10 days after the war began.