Front Page

World

UK

UK Politics

Business

Sci/Tech

Health

Education

Sport

Entertainment

Talking Point
On Air
Feedback
Low Graphics
Help

Tuesday, September 1, 1998 Published at 21:25 GMT 22:25 UK


Special Report





Gulf war veterans return medals in protest

Seventy British veterans and their relatives descended on the Ministry of Defence on Saturday to hand back their medals in protest at what they claim is Government inaction over Gulf War Syndrome.





The fatal chain of events

The government has still not officially recognised Gulf War syndrome, but in a damning report the Ministry of Defence said its own officials had ignored health warnings.








Back to top | BBC News Home | BBC Homepage


Link to BBC Homepage