Greater numbers of foreign nationals are expected to be made eligible to join the armed forces as ministers try to improve recruitment.
The captain of Britain’s biggest and most powerful warship has said it would be lovely if the Royal Navy had an extra 10,000 personnel.
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 “incredibly rare” cannon recovered from the wreck of the predecessor to Nelson’s flagship HMS Victory is to go on display for the first time.
Two baby pigeons who stowed away onboard the Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth have been flown back ashore to be looked after by the RSPCA.
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.