The Armed Forces must adapt to deal with “unseen enemies”, David Cameron says as he announces a £1.1 billion investment in the military to tackle new threats to national security. The Prime Minister will say that spending on “intelligence and surveillance” equipment, such as drones, is a “national necessity”. Mr Cameron, writing in The Telegraph, warns that Britain faces changing threats in the form of global terrorism and unseen cyber criminals who can target the country from abroad. Full story >>
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