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British troops reach Helmand withdrawal milestone

British forces have now pulled out of all but two of their bases in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

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Ed Sheeran performs for Afghanistan troops

Ed Sheeran performs for British troops in Afghanistan Credit: MoD/Crown Copyright/PA Wire

Pop star Ed Sheeran has performed at two special concerts for British troops at Camp Bastion in Afghanistan.

Sheeran, who has scored several top ten hits, also boarded Apache and Chinook helicopters on the trip, which was organised by the British Forces Foundation charity.

Ed Sheeran was on a charity trip to Afghanistan. Credit: MoD/Crown Copyright/PA Wire

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