Breaking: Scotsman reporting a reprieve for Canterbury army base

The Scotsman newspaper is reporting a reprieve for the Canterbury based Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.

It was thought that they'd been earmarked for a merger or to be downgraded in the latest army cuts.

But the paper says the government will announce today that all historic Scottish infantry names are to be saved.

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Army cuts announcement due

Details of planned cuts to the army are being revealed today