Four soldiers, two of whom lost limbs in Afghanistan, set off on a cross-Atlantic rowing challenge to raise money for injured troops.
The continuing impasse between the US and Afghanistan over a bilateral security agreement has many worried.
The Afghan president refuses to back down on his decision not to sign a key security deal in a meeting with the US national security adviser.
More than 120 soldiers from the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment perform a homecoming parade in Huyton to mark the end of their tour of Afghanistan.
Ireland hit the fourth-highest total in T20 internationals as they beat Afghanistan in the World T20 Qualifying final
The Princess Royal is to take the salute from the Household Cavalry Regiment later at a parade to mark the end of its involvement in the Afghan conflict.
The BBC's security correspondent asks whether the growing number of British and European Muslims joining the ongoing conflict in Syria will turn their anger on Europe.
Protesters in Pakistan block the main supply route for provisions destined for Nato troops in Afghanistan over the contentious issue of drone strikes.