Michael Owen: 'Strange' to sleep in a bunk bed with PM

Footballer Michael Owen accompanied Prime Minister David Cameron to visit troops at Camp Bastion in Afghanistan. He shared his experiences on Twitter.


Just landed. Been to visit the troops in Camp Bastion, Afghanistan. One of the most surreal experiences in my life meeting some real heros.


Sleeping in a bunk bed with the Prime Minister was pretty strange too! Great trip and met some amazing people.


No 10: 'Mission accomplished' when troops withdraw

Downing St has played down remarks by David Cameron suggesting it was 'mission accomplished' for British troops in Afghanistan. Number 10 said the comments, which echoed George W Bush's on Iraq, referred to when UK troops complete their withdrawal.