Pensioners’ Patriarch: Gary Lashko, CEO of Royal Hospital Chelsea

Pensioners’ Patriarch: Gary Lashko, CEO of Royal Hospital Chelsea

Rarely do the words ‘royalty’ and ‘modesty’ go hand in hand. Standing atop a marble plinth in the main courtyard of the Royal Hospital, Chelsea is a gilded statue of King Charles II, garbed in Roman military gear. Presented to the King by Tobias Rustat in 1682, the looming 7ft6...

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Defence Secretary announces UK military training deal in Tunisia

Defence Secretary announces UK military training deal in Tunisia

Michael Fallon, the Defence Secretary, has announced that the UK military will be supporting with vital counter-IED training in Tunisia.   By extending the UK’s role in delivering advanced training to the Tunisian army, Britain is offering “support against the threat posed by extremists”, Fallon has said, “with Tunisia a...

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Quarter can imagine backing military coup

In a YouGov poll conducted over the 12th and 13th of October, 25 percent of those surveyed said they could imagine a situation, “however unlikely it may be”, in which they would support the British Armed Forces seizing government powers. Of the remaining three quarters, 22 percent answered that they...

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National Army Museum launches new programme

The National Army Museum is set to launch a new programme of Lunchtime Lectures and Celebrity Speaker sessions for local residents. With the Museum currently undergoing a major redevelopment project, they will be hosted in the historic Army & Navy Club on Pall Mall. Many of the sessions are free...

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