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U.K. military planes rescue 150 from Libya

British military planes entered Libyan air space to rescue oil workers and others from desert locations Saturday in a daring and secret mission meant to save those unable to flee escalating violence. Full story

Britain's top soldier: Can't beat al-Qaida

The new head of Britain's armed forces says that al-Qaida will be a 30-year threat, The Sunday Telegraph reports. Full story

Britain would welcome U.S. picking EADS tanker

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top British military official said on Monday he would welcome a decision by the U.S. Air Force to buy new refueling planes from Europe's EADS <EAD.PA> since Britain plans to lease 14 of the same planes. Full story

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  Renegade Afghan soldier kills 3 U.K. troops

Prime Minister David Cameron described the incident in which three British soldiers were killed by a rogue member of the Afghan National Army as "appalling," but vowed it would not damage the working relationship between British and Afghan military troops on the ground. ITN's Neil Connery reports.

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Lucy, the daughter of British soldier Christopher Davies waves  at his coffin
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