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Defence Secretary Liam Fox resigns

By a Newsnet reporter The UK’s Defence Secretary Liam Fox has announced his resignation.  The news follows revelations surrounding his close friend Adam...

Liam Fox issues apology and admits to a ‘mistake’

Tory Minister Liam Fox has issued an apology over his relationship with Adam Werritty and admitted he made a mistake. The Scottish MP has...

UK coalition accused of putting Trident before armed forces personnel

By a Newsnet reporter  The Tory/Lib Dem coalition has been accused of wasting money on a “crazy” nuclear weapons system at the expense of...

Defence cuts announcement ‘cack handed and unwelcome’ say SNP

The Scottish National Party has reacted to a Ministry of Defence announcement of specific defence cuts, including significant redundancies, saying they are “very unwelcome...

Empire state of mind

by James Maxwell In this age of austerity it makes no political or financial sense for Britain to cling to its imperial past.  Last...

Anger at Cameron’s ‘Flying by Seat of Pants’ Response to Moray...

POLITICS...UK PM David Cameron has caused anger in Scotland after making a flippant remark when dismissing concerns over Scottish defence jobs in the House of Commons....

SNP’s Angus Robertson Blasts RAF Base Closure

The SNP’s defence spokesman Angus Robertson has launched a withering attack on the Conservative – Liberal Democrat coalition after today’s announcement that RAF Kinloss...

Salmond emphasises Unity over Threat to Scottish Defence Jobs

First Minister Alex Salmond has underlined the importance of a united front in the fight to preserve Scottish defence jobs. The First Minister and...

SNP Defence Spokesman Welcomes news that Scottish Carrier Contracts could be...

The SNP’s Defence Spokesman Angus Robertson has today welcomed news that the UK’s Defence Minister Liam Fox is proposing that the aircraft carrier contracts...

Agreement Closer on Scottish Defence Submission

A meeting called by the First Minister Alex Salmond in an attempt at creating a united front in the battle to save Scottish defence...