Tyne Cot

ISIS Recruiter Killed In Drone Strike

A British woman who became an Islamic State recruiter and one of the country's most wanted people has reportedly been killed in a drone strike.

Whitehall sources have confirmed to the BBC that extremist Sally-Anne Jones has been killed.

The Sun says the CIA told British intelligence that the 50-year-old was killed in June on the Iraq/Syria border. 

Talks On Security And Defence Cooperation

The Foreign Secretary and the Defence Secretary will meet with their Polish counterparts today for talks on security and defence cooperation.

The meeting in London will see discussions not only on increasing military ties and co-operation but also on the Defence and Security Cooperation Treaty, which will encourage joint training and exercising.

Sir Michael Fallon will also renew the UK's commitment to NATO's enhanced Forward Presence with 150 British troops deployed in Poland.

Over the next week, soldiers from the Light Dragoon’s B Squadron, based in Catterick, will arrive in the country to stand alongside the US and other NATO allies, deterring any potential threats due to Russian aggression.

Commemorating First World War Servicemen From New Zealand

The Duke of Cambridge will commemorate First World War servicemen from New Zealand, who fought and died 100 years ago at the Battle of Passchendaele.

The Duke is representing the Queen at Tyne Cot cemetery today near Ypres in Belgium, to mark the centenary of what became known as the darkest day of the war for New Zealand soldiers, where 840 were killed in battle.

He will be welcomed by representatives of New Zealand's government and the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, which has responsibility for the burial space.

There will also be a ceremonial welcoming by the Maori Cultural Group of the New Zealand Defence Force, before a special service where a new plinth will be unveiled.