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Transgender struggle: 'I had to keep who I was secret'Former RAF navigator Caroline Paige and other transgender campaigners detail their equality struggles.
Jewellery stolen from dying woman's Loughborough homeA gold engagement ring and an RAF insignia brooch are among the items taken by burglars.
Polish divers tackle massive British WW2 bomb in BalticA 5.4-tonne RAF bomb dropped in 1945 lies at the bottom of a busy Baltic shipping canal.
Delhi riots: Union minister Nityanand Rai praises RAF for suppressing rioters
Amit Shah extends greetings to personnel, their families on RAF's 28th anniversary
Land speed record attempt: Driver dies at Elvington airfieldA fatal accident occurs during attempts to break the speed record at a former RAF base near York.
Airwoman Rita Ellis 1967 murder: Crimewatch appeal turns up 'new reports'The killing and sexual assault of a 19-year-old RAF servicewoman featured on BBC Crimewatch.
RAF intercepts Russian aircraft off Scottish coastThe RAF Typhoons, which are currently operating from Leuchars in Fife, made the interception.
UK halts military training for Hong Kong police as relations with China declineEnd of cooperation ‘because of pandemic’ comes as extent of similar British contracts with foreign forces emerges The government has barred UK military personnel from training the Hong Kong police..
Migrant crossings: Mayor of Calais calls use of Navy ships to block Channel 'a declaration of war'Attack comes as Royal Air Force plane sent to patrol the waters – in response to Priti Patel's request for military help
UK flies air force plane over Channel amid migrant crossingsA Royal Air Force surveillance plane flew over the English Channel on Monday as the British government sought to stop a growing number of people making the hazardous crossing from France in small..
Police unable to shut down illegal rave attended by over 3000 people at RAF baseOfficers say risk of closing down event was 'too great' due to large number of attendees
Headstone marking Dambusters' dog's grave altered to remove racial slurThe RAF is removing the racist name because it goes against its 'modern ethos'
Ryanair flight escorted by RAF jets after bomb note found in toiletPassengers evacuated after aircraft makes emergency landing at Stansted Airport
UK mourners applaud in final farewell for Vera LynnDame Vera Lynn has been honoured with an RAF flypast over her Sussex home as fellow villagers lined the streets to say farewell, SKy News reports. Hundreds of people applauded as the cortege left the..
Pilot flies private plane to Wales and lands at closed RAF base so he can 'go to the beach'The incident is being investigated by the Civil Aviation Authority
Wrecked WW2 aircraft discovered on Cleethorpes beachThe aircraft is believed to have crashed in 1944 soon after taking off from a nearby RAF base.
RAF Benson's running stormtrooper aims for 1,000 milesAn RAF squadron leader swaps his uniform for a Star Wars outfit in a bid to raise £50,000.
VE Day: The experience of a Caribbean WW2 RAF veteranAlbert Jarrett was among some 10,000 West Indians who crossed the Atlantic to join the war effort.
Captain Tom: Cockpit view of RAF flypast in Marston MoretaineTwo wartime planes flew over the NHS fundraiser's Bedfordshire home on his 100th birthday.
Coronavirus: Village celebrates RAF veteran's 100th birthdayResidents of Yeaveley in Derbyshire cheered as Douglas Wall passed their homes in his mobility scooter.
RAF flypast to honour UK fundraising hero's 100thTwo wartime RAF planes mark the 100th birthday of war veteran and fundraiser Captain Tom Moore.
Coronavirus: RAF flypast for Captain Tom's 100th birthdayThe aerial salute for the "amazing" war veteran "was meant to be a surprise", Grant Shapps says.
Coronavirus: Red Arrows resume 'essential training'The Royal Air Force's aerobatic team flew a number of sorties from RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire.
Coronavirus: Ex-RAF station to become temporary mortuaryThe site north-east of Norwich will help the cope with "the predicted peak in coronavirus".
Military units deployed to provide ambulance services to help NHS during coronavirus crisisArmy, navy and RAF units begin medical evacuation work on the ground and in the air
Islamic State: US military says RAF airstrikes may have killed civiliansThe UK has been bombing IS for five years - but accepts responsibility for just one civilian casualty.
RAF fighter jets scrambled to intercept Russian aircraft near Scotland, MoD saysNato forces move to head off an unknown number of bombers near British airspace
Final British evacuation flight from Wuhan landsBritain's final evacuation flight from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak, landed at a Royal Air Force base in central England on Sunday.
Luke Wigman: Second world marathon attempt for injured RAF veteranLuke Wigman suffered traumatic injuries when he stepped on an explosive device in Afghanistan.
Coronavirus: Plane carrying Britons evacuated from Wuhan lands at at RAF base83 Britons to be quarantined for two weeks upon arrival
Harry Dunn: Johnson to raise 'driving habits' of US staff near RAF base with Mike Pompeo19-year-old Briton killed last year after being knocked off motorbike outside RAF Croughton
Claims sonic boom over London and Home Counties 'cracked' windowsRoyal Air Force Typhoons were scrambled to intercept an unresponsive aircraft in December.
'Forgotten' Shropshire RAF airmen honoured in SpainSeven men who died when an RAF Wellington bomber crashed in 1950 are remembered with a memorial.
Sonic boom causes panic over London after RAF jets scrambled to unresponsive aircraftPeople woken as loud explosion causes windows to shake in parts of South East
Sonic boom: People woken by loud noise which 'shook houses'The Met Police said the loud bang heard was the result of a sonic boom from RAF planes.
Sonic boom shakes houses across north LondonThe Met Police said the loud bang heard was the result of a sonic boom from RAF planes.
Restored 100-year-old RAF bear keeps 'lovely, wonky smile'Bobby Bear was the beloved childhood toy of Joe Mack, an RAF Pathfinder wireless operator in WW2.
Malaysia likely to test India's Tejas LCA for its defence acquisition programmeMalaysia will invite bids from international defence majors in early 2020 for the acquisition of up to 36 aircraft for its Royal Air Force.
UK weather: RAF scrambled to tackle 'danger to life' flooding as heavy rain pummels BritainFive severe 'danger to life' warnings in place ahead of another week of downpours
UK Invictus Games 2020 team unveiled by Duke of SussexA former RAF medic and RAF corporal will lead Team UK at next year's Invictus Games in the Hague.
Duke and Duchess: Royal plane aborts landing after Pakistan stormsAn RAF aircraft carrying the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge twice tried to land in Islamabad.
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Amit Shah to attend RAF anniversary parade in Gujarat on Monday; honour troops
RAF Marham airman's family pay tribute to rugby playerScott Stevenson died after suffering a head injury when playing for the RAF against the Army.
RAF Marham airman dies after rugby league match head injuryScott Stevenson was playing for the RAF against the Army in a rugby league match when he was injured.
RAF bids final farewell to Tucano training planeThe aircraft has been used to train pilots, including Prince William, for the last 30 years.
Five-year-old Red Arrows fan 'blown away' by saluteJacob Newson was lost for words when he met the the Royal Air Force's aerobatic team.
Whaley Bridge flooding: Boris Johnson visits evacuated villagers amid race to stop dam burstingRAF helicopter drops off 400 tonnes of aggregate in race to save damaged dam
British town evacuated as dam disintegratesWhaley Bridge, United Kingdom: Hundreds of people were evacuated from a town in central England as a British military helicopter was called in Friday to prevent a reservoir dam from collapsing. The..