The former paratrooper's mother, Diane, says the family have had 'years of broken promises' over funding of Ben's round-the-clock care.Read the full story ›
The former paratrooper is an ardent Scottie fan - and has become patron of the charity which teamed him up with his own dog, Mac.Read the full story ›
Thousands gathered across the Calendar region today to honour the servicemen and women of the armed forces.
In Doncaster, former paratrooper Ben Parkinson attended the Remembrance Day Service - and walked at his full height for the first time since an explosion in Afghanistan in 2006.
Adam Fowler was there:
Ben Parkinson, Britain's most badly injured soldier, has laid a wreath in his home town walking on his new prosthetic legs.Read the full story ›
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Britain's most badly injured soldier is to lay a wreath on his new prosthetic legs in his home town of Doncaster in honour of those who have fallen in battle.
The recovery of injured Afghanistan veteran Ben Parkinson has amazed doctors - he has taken on feats of endurance that would even be a challenge to able-bodied veterans. But Ben Parkinson, from Doncaster, has thrown down the gauntlet to the Princess Royal no less - to join him on his latest venture. He challeneged Princess Anne to a parachute jump when he met her at a royal garden party. Michael Billington was there..
Ben Parkinson, the Army's most injured survivor of the Afghan war, will today become the first British soldier to undergo a new treatment on his injuries.
The former paratrooper from Doncaster, starts a month long course of high-pressure oxygen therapy in Scotland to help treat his brain injuries and improve his speech and memory.
Injured Doncaster Paratrooper Ben Parkinson has set of for pioneering treatment in Scotland, as he continues his recovery. Ben lost his legs as well as suffering brain injuries in a bomb blast in Afghanistan. He's now to become the first British soldier to be given oxygen therapy to treat his chronic injuries. Michael Billington reports.