Soldiers will be deployed as “strikebreakers” during national walkouts of public sector workers under plans being drawn up by David Cameron, The Times (£) reports.
After the Army’s successful role in the Olympic Games when troops were drafted in to help G4S to provide security, the Prime Minister wants the Forces to fill in routinely for striking workers.
More top news
A mass inhalation of "hippy crack" was carried out in the shadow of Parliament on Saturday in protest at the Government's drug policy.
Declan Donnelly is reportedly tying the knot with his manager partner Ali Astall in Newcastle today.
Warming up in the south but with breezy showers across Scotland today.