Britain may have just left the European Union but the country’s Navy was the first to arrive for US-led war games over the next six months across Europe.
A Falklands veteran who says he was forced to leave the Royal Navy and was stripped of his medal because of his sexuality has said he is “over the moon” after his medal was returned to him.
An Aberdeen navy veteran whose sight loss left him housebound has conquered two Munros – while raising money for charity.
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.
An award-winning North-east fish and chip shop has joined up with the armed forces to train its chefs and supply them with batter.
The British and French navies renewed centuries-old hostilities dating back to the Napoleonic era during a mass brawl at their annual rugby match.