Sergeant Alexander Blackman is battling to overturn his conviction for the 2011 murder of an injured Taliban soldier.Read the full story ›
Martin Shannon has been sentenced for 14-and-a-half-years at the Old Bailey for trying to sell stolen guns and ammunition.Read the full story ›
Sergeant Alexander Blackman will ask judges to bail him ahead of an appeal hearing challenging his conviction.Read the full story ›
A Royal Marine reservist is facing a "considerable" jail sentence after admitting firearms offences.Read the full story ›
The serving reservist is charged with offences including possession of a shortened shotgun and seven HE grenades.Read the full story ›
A former Royal Marine who was recently engaged has been killed in a climbing accident in the French Alps.Read the full story ›
Royal Marine Alexander Blackman, who was found guilty of murdering an injured Afghan fighter last year, has lost his challenge against his conviction at the Court of Appeal in London.
Although the Court Martial Appeal Court rejected a conviction challenge by Sergeant Alexander Blackman, three leading judges cut his minimum term from ten to eight years - the least time he must now serve before becoming eligible to apply for parole.
Royal Marines are back at work near the Somerset village of Moorland today stacking sandbags into flood defences.
Around 40 Royal Marines were deployed to the flooded Somerset village of Moorland to help with the relief effort overnight.
They worked alongside emergency service workers on a range of tasks including sandbagging and moving householders’ property to higher levels.
The Marines were sent from 40 Commando Royal Marines based at Norton Manor Camp in Taunton.
Just 18 Marines have been sent to help with the flood defences on the Somerset Levels. Avon and Somerset Police confirmed that the marines from 40 Commando near Taunton are hoping to lay 1,000 pre-filled sandbags along a 1-2km stretch of retaining wall.