The commanding officer of a British Army tank regiment has told an inquest he “failed” to spot a culture of crews wrongly storing high explosive charges in their turrets.
British Army tank crews had been operating a system in “chaos” before a deadly explosion, it has been claimed at an inquest into two soldiers’ deaths.
An air-tight seal stopping 3,000C high-explosive gases escaping into a tank crew’s turret was not in place before a lethal blast, an inquest into the deaths of two soldiers has heard.
A man has denied the manslaughter and robbery of a 100-year-old widow who had her neck broken in a mugging.
A soldier has told an inquest how he desperately tried to save gravely wounded comrades after their tank exploded in flames on an Army firing range.
An inquest into the deaths of two soldiers killed in an explosion has been told there had never been a similar incident involving the British Army’s main battle tank in nearly 20 years of service.
An eyewitness has described to an inquest the shocking moment a “ferocious” fire erupted from the top of a British Army tank, leaving two soldiers fatally wounded.
Forensic investigators in hazardous material suits and gas masks have begun searching the building where one of the latest Novichok victims lives.
Pippa Matthews has joined the great and the good in the royal box for day four of Wimbledon.
I have to admit that the cars in my custody rarely get used to full capacity. I don’t have any bulky hobby equipment, I don’t have children to stick in the back seat, and my sister’s cavernous Skoda Superb tends to be the vehicle of choice for family outings.