Three UK tourists have appeared in court in Cyprus accused of murdering a young British soldier from Manchester.
A Manchester soldier setting off for Afghanistan promised his wife he would not do anything brave - then put himself in the line of fire.
Adam McClean reports on the relatives of a soldier who was killed in Afghanistan that are making ice cream to raise money for charity.
A £150m investment at the BAE Systems plant in Samlesbury will mean the company can step up production of the F-35 fighter jet from one fuselage unit a week, to a complete unit every day.
Defence giant BAE Systems will today open a new manufacturing facility at its Samlesbury site in Lancashire, marking another milestone in production of the F-35 military jet.
Phil Entwhistle from the Unite Union comments on today's vote.
Staff at BAE Systems at Warton in Lancashire have voted in favour of taking one day of unpaid leave a month to safeguard jobs. Unions formulated the proposals to protect staff, who build Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft.
BAE workers at Warton in Lancashire are to vote today on a union plan to save jobs. Staff who make the Eurofighter Typhoon jet are being balloted on taking one day of unpaid leave a month.
Sergeant Nigel Coupe from St Annes died along with Private Daniel Wade from Warrington and four others when their Warrior armoured vehicle was blown up by a roadside bomb in Helmand Province earlier this week. Today Sergeant Coupe's widow and mother spoke of their pain. Clare Fallon reports
– Lieutenant Colonel Nicholas Wood, Commanding Officer, 1st Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment
Sergeant Nigel Coupe was quite simply an outstanding soldier who epitomised all that a sergeant from The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment should be."Professional, courageous and utterly dedicated to his job, he was highly regarded by all who worked with him.
Company commander Major Edward Colver said Pte Wade had volunteered to be a Warrior driver and excelled on his training course. He said he "was never happier than when covered in grease, cleaning vehicle tracks.''