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The armed forces are facing calls to lose the ability to police themselves, after closing down all investigations into alleged war crimes in Iraq.
10 of the 290 young women who have joined the UK military this year have already reported being raped or sexually assaulted.
An arms fair in the Hampshire town of Farnborough yesterday was greeted by demonstrations outside the event and in the town.
Ministers have announced an additional £1.1 million for school cadet forces in England after a decade that has seen heavy cuts to other youth services.
There is growing anger over the role of the arms company Leidos in running the Census for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
The Peace Pledge Union says that plans for a possible 44% increase in nuclear warheads will be be met with widespread resistance.
The Peace Pledge Union has urged MPs to vote against the new Police Bill that is being debated in the Commons today.
Cardiff residents have been backed by peace and environmental groups in resisting plans to sell a park to a museum that promotes the armed forces.
The UK army is misusing the language of "female empowerment" to target misleading pro-military messages at girls and young women online.
It's been a tough year. But whenever arms dealers and militarists have sought to wage war and increase their power, they have faced resistance.