PM and foreign secretary ‘missing in action’ over Afghanistan, says Starmer

Sir Keir Starmer has accused Boris Johnson and Dominic Raab of being “missing in action” as Afghanistan collapsed to Taliban control – while the Labour leader also admitted he had been left “deeply concerned” by US President Joe Biden’s response to the crisis.

‘Was it worth it?’: Afghanistan veteran who lost both legs says Taliban takeover is ‘devastating’

A former British soldier who lost both his legs in Afghanistan says it’s “heartbreaking and devastating to see the country I fought in and fought for just go up in smoke”, following the takeover by the Taliban.