At least 140 Nato troops - including 19 British soldiers - have been killed in so-called green on blue attacks in the Afghanistan conflict.
ITV News has obtained exclusive footage showing that for the first time women are playing a key role in the new look Afghan police force.
As British forces end their command of Helmand, there is growing evidence that the conflict is having an unrelenting toll on children.
Mandela was praised across the Commons in moving eulogies today but MPs were also reminded of when they were on the wrong side of apartheid.
The ‘White Widow’, Samantha Lewthwaite, may be the most notorious, but 50-100 young British Muslims have joined al Shabaab as 'jihadists'.
The horrific attack has brought into focus one of the most important international issues facing the UK that is given scant attention.
Those who knew Mark Bridger all say he was just another member of the community, but he was harbouring a dark secret.
10 of the newly-elected commissioners have been publicly accused of cronyism. 4 have appointed friends and political allies to senior posts.