Recognition at last for our Arctic heroes as they are finally given medals after 70 years


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Recognition at last for our Arctic heroes as they are finally given medals after 70 years David Cameron delivers on pledge to introduce a specific Arctic MedalBoth survivors and victims of dangerous and arduous sea missions will receive accolades Their heroism, stoicism and sacrifice directly contributed to victory on Eastern Front By Tim Shipman and Ian Drury UPDATED: 23:02 GMT, 19 December 2012 Veterans of the Arctic Convoys won their 70-year battle for recognition yesterday when David Cameron revealed they will finally be given campaign medals. The 200 survivors will be presented with the medals next year, marking a victory for the Daily Mail’s campaign to win recognition for the veterans of the convoys

Ministry of Defence chief Bernard Gray spends 23,000 on hotel stays in his first ten months in the job


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MoD chief runs up 23,000 hotel bill and you pay! Outrage at expenses when department faces huge cutbacksBernard Gray ran up the huge bill in his first ten months in the jobEarns 220,000 as Chief of Defence Materiel, in charge of equipmentShadow defence minister says people will be 'shocked' at 'luxurious lifestyle' | UPDATED: 00:11 GMT, 13 December 2012 Luxury: Bernard Gray, pictured, Chief of Defence Materiel, has spent 23,000 on luxurious hotels in his first ten months in the job.