General: Army on track for Afghanistan handover

The head of the Army, General Sir Peter Wall, said the "timetable is set" for a handover to Afghan security forces who are "doing a very good job":

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PM to troops: You are the best

David Cameron has written a Christmas message to British troops based in Helmand Province saying "this year you have made us prouder than ever" and that that "you are the best." He has paid a pre-Christmas visit to troops in Afghanistan.