River Thames breaches its banks near London

The River Thames has burst its banks after reaching its highest level in years, flooding riverside towns upstream of London.

Taliban plotted to kill Prince Harry in Afghanistan

Britain`s Prince Harry was the prime target of Taliban when he was serving with the British troops in Afghanistan, a media report said Saturday.

Britain probes its troops` atrocities on Iraqi bodies

Bodies of Iraqis handed back to their families by British troops showed signs of torture and apparent mutilation as well as multiple bullet wounds, local doctors have revealed before a public inquiry which has opened in London.

British troops could be in Afghanistan `for years`

The prime minister has said that no troops will be left in Afghanistan in a combat role after 2014.

3,800 British troops leave Afghanistan by 2013

Prime Minister David Cameron Wednesday announced that some 3,800 British troops would be withdrawn from Afghanistan by the end of 2013.

Helen Mirren meets British troops

Helen Mirren surprised a group of soldiers here over the weekend, applauding them for their work at the 2012 Olympics.

British troops in Afghan child abuse investigation

The allegation comes less than a week after a video
emerged showing US Marines urinating on Taliban corpses.

British troops in Afghanistan risk mental problems

At least one in five British soldiers in Afghanistan will suffer from some mental illness, a study has said.

British troops in Afghanistan to get new equipment

Britain has announced an equipment package worth 400 million pounds (around $627 million) for its troops in Afghanistan.

Cameron visits British troops in Afghanistan

Cameron said the main purpose of his trip was to say "a big thank you" to British service personnel and their families.

British troops may leave Afghanistan early: Report

UK may speed up the withdrawal of up to 4,000 of its troops from Afghan before the end of 2013, according to a media report.

Cheryl visits troops in Afghanistan

Singer Cheryl Cole has made a secret trip to Afghanistan to boost British troops` morale.

British troops in Afghanistan hit out against ``ironed uniforms” policy

British soldiers fighting the Taliban have been told to iron uniforms.

Now blast resistant goggles for British troops

Polycarbonate lenses can resist a 12-gauge shotgun blast from just 16 feet away.

New British troops aim to beat Taliban on trust

The Royal Marines formation is heading back to Afghanistan in April.

iPads gifted to British troops in Afghanistan for X-mas

The Sun newspaper gave away free iPads to 10 soldiers in the war zone.

UK troops using barrage balloons to spy on Taliban

Balloons are armed with sophisticated cameras, electronic listening devices.

British troops leave volatile Afghan district

British troops had arrived in Helmand`s Sangin district in 2006.

British troops suspected of murdering Iraqis, escape trial

The officials admit many UK soldiers are suspected of manslaughtering Iraqis.

British troops in Afghanistan face heroin smuggling probe

An inquiry has been launched into "unsubstantiated" allegations.