In response to the head of the Army's warning over potential cuts to the military budget ahead of the Chancellor's spending review later this month, the Ministry of Defence has said:
Like all Whitehall departments we are currently negotiating our financial settlement for the 2015-16 Spending Review.
Although no final decisions have been taken we have been clear that we would first & foremost seek to find genuine efficiencies that would enable us protect front-line capabilities and protect military manpower numbers.
Whilst this process is ongoing it would be inappropriate to comment further.
More top news
The Gurkha regiment of the British army have been part of the rescue and recovery effort following the Nepal earthquake.
Hilarious CCTV video shows punter fall to pub floor like famous Only Fools and Horses 'Del Boy' scene.
Gosling said his "heart goes out" to the family and friends of a man who created an internet meme around the star failing to eat his cereal.