Business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng said soldiers will be driving the tanker fleets soon.
More than 2,500 properties, many of them student flats, have been evacuated around the site of the discovery.
Boris Johnson and Matt Hancock have Covid-19, and 759 people in the UK have now died after testing positive. Here's the latest.
The archbishop has expressed regrets and apologies for a massacre by British colonial forces upon hundreds of Indians participating in a demonstration for independence 100 years ago. He also prostrated in prayer at the memorial for the victims.
Lieutenant Colonel Craig Palmer ran towards the explosion on the District Line train.
You may not even be aware that the US still has a compulsory draft for all males.
Lance Corporal Kyle Harris had been suffering from PTSD, a court heard.
When a stray dog wagged his tail at me on a battlefield, little did we know it would change life for both of us
In January the British Army came under direct criticism for being too politically correct. Not an accusation that you might
Safron Beck and Jordan Fyffe rehearse scene from IED. Photo by Kathy Trevelyan As the nation remembers the men and women
The presidency has not received a request for the deployment of troops to Gauteng and the Western Cape.
But can the minister ask the SANDF directly to deploy its soldiers?
This week 17 former Army Foundation College Harrogate instructors face a court martial. They are charged with mistreating
The US Secretary of Defence's recent announcement that transgender Americans will be permitted to continue serving in the country's military for the time being has come following a disastrous few weeks in the wake of President Trump's ban.
President Trump won't prevent transgender service, his declared aim is to remove those personnel already serving. Those people who trusted their country and stepped forward when told they could, without fear, now face losing more than their jobs. Taking away their income, their homes, their security and their future will leave them extremely vulnerable. And the US Armed Forces won't be in a rush to do that.
life less ordinary banner When you join at 16 or 17 you go through real intense psychological change, become ultra-loyal and this fight or flight mechanism is manipulated - you are conditioned to fight, it becomes normal. I had become blinkered to army life. I think it is why people struggle so much when leaving. I left the army in 2013 and felt so different to other people. I had no experience of civilian life.
President Jacob Zuma is under pressure. A show of force is expected but dangerous.
Fewer than half of soldiers say they'd recommend Army life to a friend. While the Army says it offers a bond that 'lasts a lifetime', many veterans struggle to rebuild the social support networks they need, which leaves them more vulnerable to delayed-onset mental health problems.