Up to 20 new council homes will be offered to those leaving the armed forces or to the spouses and dependents of those who have died while serving.
Sinn Fein has criticised a vow by the new head of the armed forces to stamp on bogus claims against Troubles veterans as “extremely insulting”.
The Government may need to accelerate a restructure of the UK’s Armed Forces to meet “increasing threats”, Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has said.
The US has stepped up pressure on the UK to increase its military spending ahead of a crunch meeting between Donald Trump and fellow Nato leaders including Theresa May.
Children of armed forces servicemen and women are sometimes being put into foster care when overseas deployments leave them without any suitable family to care for them, a report has found.
A former head of the armed forces has warned ministers they must increase spending on defence if Britain is to remain a world military power.
A new NHS service helping veterans deal with trauma and adjust to civilian life has been launched in the North-east.
Did you know that there are more women than men in the UK? Or that 40% of the Armed Forces are made up by the female population?