Category Archives: UK

3 Firms Compete To Provide UK Helo Training

3 Firms Compete To Provide UK Helo Training Nov. 26, 2014 – 02:53PM   | By ANDREW CHUTER   |   Comments  An Army reservist undergoes underslung load training with a Squirrel helicopter. Three bidders are vying to provide the UK new training … Continue reading

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MoD reforms ‘not fit for purpose’ says think-tank

MoD reforms ‘not fit for purpose’ says think-tank The Telegraph Online Ben Farmer Defence Correspondent 26 November 2014 02:43 An MoD strategy to use more reserves, contractors and civil servants for defence work has not been well managed and could … Continue reading

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Revealed: UK ‘mercenaries’ fighting Islamic State terrorist forces in Syria

Revealed: UK ‘mercenaries’ fighting Islamic State terrorist forces in Syria Former infantryman James Hughes from Reading, and Jamie Read from Lanarkshire, are said to be in Rojava, northern Syria Jamie Read, right, and Jordan Matson in an image posted on … Continue reading

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British ‘mercenaries’ fighting Islamic State – who are they?

Sunday 23 November 2014 Iraq , UK British ‘mercenaries’ fighting Islamic State – who are they? Former British soldiers are reportedly in northern Syria battling the Islamic State group alongside Kurdish fighters – but who are they? And what happens … Continue reading

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Britain awards immigration centre contract to incumbent Serco

Britain awards immigration centre contract to incumbent Serco LONDON Mon Nov 24, 2014 2:26pm GMT A Serco flag is seen flying alongside a Union flag outside Doncaster Prison in northern England in this December 13, 2011 file photograph. Credit: Reuters/Darren … Continue reading

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Jimmy Mubenga death: plane passenger ‘saw him die’ after being restrained by G4S officers

Jimmy Mubenga death: plane passenger ‘saw him die’ after being restrained by G4S officers getsurrey.co.uk By Amani Hughes 18 November 2014 10:52 © 2014 Trinity Mirror A security guard from Horley is one of three men standing trial for the … Continue reading

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Jurors handcuffed in aeroplane seats at G4S trial

Jurors handcuffed in aeroplane seats at G4S trial The simulation formed part of the manslaughter case against three G4S guards accused of causing the death of 46-year-old Jimmy Mubenga Jimmy Mubenga lost consciousness while the flight deporting him was on … Continue reading

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MAN’S CRIES ‘HEARD 15 ROWS AWAY’

MAN’S CRIES ‘HEARD 15 ROWS AWAY’ Press Association Regional Newswire – South East 10 November 2014 10:06 The cries of an Angolan deportee who later died after being restrained on a flight out of the UK were audible 15 rows … Continue reading

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Jimmy Mubenga: Deportee shouted ‘you’re killing me’

4 November 2014 Last updated at 11:07 ET Jimmy Mubenga: Deportee shouted ‘you’re killing me’ Angolan national Jimmy Mubenga had been living in the UK for a number of years with his wife and children, the youngest of which was … Continue reading

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G4S and Serco pay out £100,000 in youth restraint claims

G4S and Serco pay out £100,000 in youth restraint claims Fourteen say unlawful measures used on them as children, with cases coming to light after deaths of two teenagers Eric Allison and Simon Hattenstone The Guardian, Friday 24 October 2014 … Continue reading

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