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article 08 September 2014 UK
News
Soldiers turn to anonymous app to share PTSD struggles

Dozens of members and veterans of the British armed forces are turning to new anonymous apps to share their struggles with post-traumatic stress disorder, Channel 4 News has found.

article 28 April 2014 UK
News
Pictured: British troops killed in Afghan helicopter crash

The five British servicemen killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan are named by the Ministry of Defence, which said the crash was the result of a "tragic accident" - not a Taliban attack.

article 14 March 2014 UK
News
by Private sector workers get more pay - sometimes a lot more

Unions say that that a 1 per cent pay rise is insulting. Private sector workers say that the public sector have a cushy deal. Who actually gets paid more?

post 13 March 2014
Read more from Alex Thomson on his blog Armed forces are incapable of dealing with bullying

New powers for the MOD ombudsman are just a "sop" and will make "no real difference at all" says a former army officer.

article 20 December 2013 World
March of the machines - this is the Taranis prototype (BAE Systems)
by March of the machines: is the future of warfare robotic?

As military top brass warn of an obsession with "exquisite" equipment and the RAF opens up UK drone HQ, Channel 4 News asks if the next generation of battles will be fought not by man, but by machine.

video 19 December 2013 UK

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Woolwich: the death of an ordinary soldier - video

Lee Rigby never knew he would play a part in some of the most shocking events ever witnessed in Britain. Ciaran Jenkins has been speaking to the soldier's family and friends.

article 19 December 2013 UK
A jury at Woolwich Crown Court takes just over an hour to find Michael Adebolajo, 29, and Michael Adebowale, 22, guilty of the soldier's murder.
Paraic O'Brien by British Islamists guilty of murdering Lee Rigby

As Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale are found guilty of murdering Lee Rigby, the radical cleric who was Adebolajo's mentor after he converted tells Channel 4 News he is "proud" of what he did.

video 10 November 2013 UK

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Commemorations to mark Remembrance Day - video

London's Cenotaph was at the centre of Britain's commemorations today, as services were held around the country to mark Remembrance Day.

article 10 November 2013 World, United States
Credit: Genie Joseph, of Act Resilient
by How pretending to be a gorilla can help veterans with PTSD

Improv games are used in comedy shows all over the world. But they can also help veterans suffering the crippling anxiety disorder post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).