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Thousands of police lacking up-to-date background checks, FoI reveals

Thousands of police officers across the UK have not had up-to-date background checks to ensure they are suitable to serve, a freedom of information (FoI) request submitted by the BBC has revealed.

AI system used to assess risk of reoffending

Police in Durham are set to go live with an artificial intelligence (AI) system or Harm Assessment Risk Tool (Hart), designed to help officers decide whether or not a suspect should be kept in custody.

UK troops deploy to South Sudan

The latest deployment of British troops has arrived in South Sudan to continue support to the United Nations (UN) Peacekeeping mission, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has said.

Johnson: Saying no to Syria strike action ‘difficult’

It would be very difficult to refuse support for US military strikes on Syria, says Johnson.

UK announces further support for national security reform in Somalia

The Federal Government of Somalia and the Presidents of Somalia’s Federal Member States have agreed a historic political agreement, to integrate regional and federal forces into a coherent National Security Architecture capable of gradually taking on lead responsibility for providing security.


Analysing the armoured vehicles market

Analysing some figures and predictions for this year, Defence Business reports on the UK’s armoured vehicle plans

Defence insight over land, sea and air

Following the success of DSEI 2015, Defence Business previews the 2017 edition of the UK’s largest defence showcase

In defence of MoD spending

Defence Business analyses the figures and saving and spending plans of the MoD

 Defence Events

12/09/2017 to 15/09/2017

DSEI, the world leading defence and security event, takes place 12-15 September 2017 at ExCe