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Human Among Humans - What Remembrance Sunday Means For A Muslim Girl With The SAS

Azi Ahmed | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK
Azi Ahmed

My dad was a former soldier who died in 2012. A few years earlier, I remember one of our last outings together. It was a few days before Remembrance...

SAS Veteran Faces Murder Probe Over 'Mercy Killing' Of Iraqi Soldiers

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 16.10.2016 | UK
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An SAS veteran has defended the “mercy killing” of mortally wounded Iraqi soldiers after it was reported that he faces a murder probe triggered by...

Bomb Threats Made Against Two Passenger Planes

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 11.08.2016 | UK

Bomb threats have been made against two passenger planes bound for Brussels. Dutch journalist Bart Raes tweeted that one of the planes was his flight ...

Episode 2 - BBC2 'Special Forces': Ultimate Hell Week

Danny Bent | Posted 10.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Danny Bent

'Point a gun in my face' or 'make me carry it above my head for hours'? Prior to Hell Week I'd probably have chosen the latter, but after 48hrs of Israeli hell I was wishing someone would put a bullet in my brain to stop the suffering.

BBC2 Special Forces Ultimate Hell Week: Inside Story

Danny Bent | Posted 03.09.2016 | UK Entertainment
Danny Bent

I've completed Ironman triathlons, raced in my countries team kit, cycled 9,000 miles from London to India, broken world records, taken part in European CrossFit competitions amongst other crazy sporting challenges. I'd survived falling 10m off a cliff face, I'd endured a 50mph bicycle accident, and suffered sickness in India like no other. How much tougher could this be?

Has the SAS Gone Soft?

Joff Sharpe | Posted 10.08.2016 | UK
Joff Sharpe

Has SAS selection just got softer - or simply less relevant? The SAS Aptitude Course - better known by its more sinister name "Selection" - hasn't c...

SAS 'Kill Rooms' To Be Built Into Hertfordshire Hillside

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.04.2014 | UK Tech

The SAS is to build a state-of-the-art £10 million underground training complex after residents near their current base complained of noise "like an ...

Year of the Human Swiss Army Knife

Joff Sharpe | Posted 03.05.2014 | UK
Joff Sharpe

Followers of my blog will know that I began the year with a series of exhortations; ten in all and they précis the messages in my new book 'Who Dares Wins in Business.' I illustrate these points with case studies from commerce and, as unlikely as it seems, the SAS...

Third Brecon Beacons Soldier Death Named

PA | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK

An army reservist who died after falling ill during SAS selection training in the Brecon Beacons earlier this month "adored the army" and believed pas...

Third Soldier Dies After SAS Selection Exercise

PA | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK

A third army reserve soldier has died from injuries sustained during SAS selection training in the Brecon Beacons, the Ministry of Defence said. Th...

Ex-SAS Man, Danny Nightingale, Given Suspended Sentence

PA | Posted 25.07.2013 | UK

Former SAS sniper Sergeant Danny Nightingale has been given a suspended sentence after being convicted for a second time for the possession of a pisto...

Second Dead Brecon Beacons Soldier Named

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK

The second of two army reservists who died in the Brecon Beacons has only now been named as Edward Maher, because his identity had not been confirmed ...

MoD Name Soldier Who Died On Brecon Beacons

PA | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK

One of two servicemen who died during the selection process for the Territorial Army's section of the SAS has been named by the Ministry of Defence (M...

Could SoaringTemperatures Have Killed Two During Military Exercises?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK

Police are continuing to probe the deaths of two servicemen who died "yomping" in the heart of some of Wales' most rugged terrain, during a military t...

The Data Needed for the Wiki Approach to Policy-Making Is Already Out There

Simon Dennis | Posted 25.08.2013 | UK Politics
Simon Dennis

You only have to observe the trending topics on Twitter when political events like the Queen's Speech, a Budget or another major act of law is being debated in the Commons, to see how engaged the public is. Large organisations are already accessing this information.

SAS Sniper Must Face Retrial

PA | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK

An SAS sniper has won an appeal against convictions for illegally possessing a pistol and ammunition. Danny Nightingale, 38, of Crewe, Cheshire, wa...

Special Forces Facing 600 Job Losses

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.02.2013 | UK Politics

Britain's Special Forces Support Group (SFSG) is to lose 600 roles, prompting fears that it will hamper the fighting capability of elite units such as...

Building a Case for Evidence-Based Policy Making

Simon Dennis | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK Politics
Simon Dennis

Despite years of attempting to make policy more evidence-based, ministers and civil servants still feel that this is a great area of weakness in government today.

'It Feels Fantastic To Be Free'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 30.11.2012 | UK

Danny Nightingale has said he is "very much" still proud to be part of the SAS as he paid tribute to his "hero" wife who led a campaign to free him fr...

SAS Sniper Danny Nightingale Freed After Appeal

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.11.2012 | UK

SAS sniper Danny Nightingale, who was jailed for illegally possessing a pistol and ammunition, today thanked "the world for being so kind" as he was f...

'I'm Struggling To Come To Terms With Everything That's Happened'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.11.2012 | UK

Jailed SAS sniper, Sgt Danny Nightingale, has spoken of his disbelief at being imprisoned in a heart-breaking letter to his wife and two daughters. ...

SAS Sniper Case Fails To Win Government Review

PA | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK

The case of an SAS sniper jailed for illegal possession of a weapon sparked a political split as attorney general Dominic Grieve turned down Philip Ha...

MP Determined To 'Get Justice' For Jailed SAS Man

PA | Posted 19.11.2012 | UK

An MP supporting an SAS sniper jailed for illegally possessing a gun said visiting the father-of-two had "filled him with determination" to get justic...

'Gaunt And Struggling'

PA | Posted 18.11.2012 | UK

An SAS sniper jailed for illegally possessing a gun has become "gaunt" and is "struggling with being locked up for 16 hours a day", his wife said toda...

'Compare This Case To Abu Qatada And See If It Is Fair'

PA | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK

Four high-profile former members of the SAS have joined the battle to free a special forces sniper jailed for possessing a firearm, claiming he is vic...