UK to build Afghan memorial

The UK plans to build a permanent memorial to British personnel killed in Afghanistan in Staffordshire, Prime Minister David Cameron has announced. It will be funded by fines imposed on banks over the Libor scandal.

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Cameron announces Afghanistan memorial in Staffordshire

Funding from bankers' Libor fines would be used to create a permanent memorial to the 444 British personnel killed in Afghanistan, Prime Minister David Cameron has announced.

David Cameron visits a memorial to British soldiers at Camp Bastion

"I can announce today that we will be taking more money off the Libor fines and putting it in to military charities including building a permanent memorial at the Staffordshire Arboretum so that we can always remember and future generations can remember those that fell and died here in Afghanistan."

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