A former British Army soldier who fought in Afghanistan has spoken of his struggle to survive since returning to civilian life. Nick Underdown, from Eastbourne, has been unable to get a permanent job, sleeps on friends' sofas and has had to go days without food. His case, far from breing unique, is being highlighted by the military charity SSAFA, who say we need to do so much more to help our former servicemen and women. Tom Savvides has our report.
A soldier has been taken to hospital with life threatening injuries after he was crushed by an armoured vehicle in Dorset.
Emergency services were called to the Bovington camp yesterday morning. The soldier, thought to be in his twenties has been airlifted to Southampton General Hospital with injuries to his leg and pelvis.
The MOD has launched an investigation.
A soldier from Wiltshire has been hailed a bionic man after a remarkable return to fitness. Seven years ago, doctors told Jonathan Le Galloudec he'd never walk again after he was shot in Iraq.
Now, the forces charity Help for Heroes are hoping to use his example to get the government to fund similar carbon fibre splints.
An ex-soldier from Surrey is getting ready to undertake a 100-mile bike ride to help veterans with sight loss.
41-year-old Brett Parker, from Gloucestershire, will take part in the Prudential Ride London-Surrey in aid of Blind Veterans UK.
He served in the army for more than nine years and was inspired to support Blind Veterans UK after they helped one of his friends' dads - who was shot and blinded in both eyes in Kenya in 1953.
The inquest has begun into the death of Sapper Mark Antony Smith from Kent. He served with Maidstone's 36 Engineers and was killed in Afghanistan. David Johns reports.
A soldier has been charged with sexually assaulting a teenager near to a railway station. The 18-year-old woman was allegedly attacked in New Park Avenue, Bexhill, East Sussex, as she walked away from the town's railway station at about 3.40am on August 19, a Sussex Police spokesman said.
The spokesman said: "As a result of intensive police inquiries since Sunday, the arrest was made on Saturday August 25."
Trevor Anthony Clark, 20, a serving soldier stationed at Catterick Garrison, North Yorkshire, who has been staying in Buckhurst Road, Bexhill, has been charged with sexual assault and causing actual bodily harm. He will appear at Hastings Magistrates' Court tomorrow.
Two soldiers serving with the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards and one serving with the Royal Corps of Signals have been killed in an incident at a check point in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. On leaving the check point, they were engaged by small arms fire by a man wearing an Afghan Police uniform.
Two soldiers serving with the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards and one serving with the Royal Corps of Signals have been killed in an incident at a check point in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.
Corporal McCarthy was assigned to RAF Brize Norton in July 2009 where he volunteered to deploy with 174 Provost Company, 3rd Regiment Royal Military Police as part of the Theatre Provost Group.
During his pre-deployment training Corporal McCarthy showed an aptitude for mentoring and was a natural choice to embed with the Welsh Guards as part of the Police Mentoring Advisory Group.
Corporal McCarthy leaves behind his father John, mother Sarah, sister Jodie, his partner Sarah and his niece Miajay and nephew Kyron.