19 December 2014 Last updated at 00:03 ET

Women 'could join British infantry'A female soldier in Afghanistan

Women could be allowed to serve in British infantry units for the first time by 2016, the BBC understands, subject to a review into female soldiers.


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Lord Sugar's adviser on The Apprentice Nick Hewer announces he is to leave the BBC One show after a decade.

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