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Hundreds of fellow military veterans attended the funeral of a man they never knew — 99-year-old Harold Percival, a World War II airman who died without family.
Prince William has wrapped seven years of service in the military and is on the cusp of leaving, Kensington Palace announced this week.
Britain’s military on Thursday sent in fighter jets to Cyprus in what political heads have called a precautionary measure, in case of international intervention in Syria and subsequent retaliation from President Bashar Assad.
Britain is set to restore a military presence in its former imperial stomping grounds in the Persian Gulf, driven in part by the need to fill in behind U.S. forces who will withdraw as part of the Pentagon's "pivot" to Asia, a London think tank with close ties to the British armed forces said in a study published Monday.
Britain's famed air-sea search-and-rescue helicopter service, run by the Royal Air Force and boasting Prince William among its pilots, is to be privatized and sold to a U.S. company, ending 70 years of military involvement in the service, the United Kingdom government announced Tuesday.
British actor Frank Thornton _ best known as Captain Peacock in the long-running television comedy "Are You Being Served?" _ has died at age 92, his agent said Monday.
Five people including a child died after a fire broke out early Thursday at an apartment building in southwest Missouri, authorities said.