Droning On – What does the expansion in Britain’s UAV force mean?

Within six weeks, the Royal Air Force will begin flying their five new ‘Reaper’ unmanned aerial vehicles out of a high-tech facility constructed over the last eighteen months at RAF Waddington. The drones themselves are based at Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan, and are controlled remotely by pilots based at the RAF base. This dramatic expansion […]

What can we expect from the Police and Crime Commissioners elections?

You would be forgiven for having entirely missed the fact that a fundamental change to policing in the United Kingdom will be occurring in less than a month. The arrival of directly elected police and crime commissioners has been heralded with little fanfare outside of the political classes, and one can perhaps see why – […]