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RAF carries out four air strikes against IS in Iraq in May
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Wallace: Without sacrifices in WWII we wouldn't have NHS
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Storm Dennis: Soldiers deployed to help flood-hit communities
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Ben Wallace keen to serve ahead ofCabinet reshuffle
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Duncan Smith concerned over Huawei role in UK's 5G network
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Over 60 countries, 1000 exhibitors to participate in DefExpo 2020 says Defence Secretary
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Ex-Trump advisor's brutal takedown of Defence Secretary Ben Wallace
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Ministers arrive in Downing Street for talks on Iran
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