Foreign Secretary William Hague was interviewed on Channel 4 news last night following his first quarterly progress report on Afghanistan. | Lance Corporal Ram Patten RM appeared with his family on ITV1's 'Daybreak' this morning to promote the 'March for Honour' which starts on 4 November 2010. | The Financial Times and The Guardian report that as Prime Minister David Cameron and French President Nicolas Sarkozy prepare to meet, there are suggestions that British Joint Strike Fighters will be able to fly off France's carriers in an era of deepening cooperation. | The Sun reports that the Earth Centre, a tourist attraction built with lottery money, is now being used by the MOD for training after it failed to attract enough tourists. | Various media outlets have reported comments by former Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev who has warned that a Nato victory in Afghanistan is impossible whilst Russia is considering getting more involved in the mission. | The Sun reports that RAF Reaper aircraft have been targeting Taliban chiefs, dropping 124 weapons in 29 months on specific targets. | The Guardian reports that the US Navy has successfully tested a ship that runs on a 50/50 mix of diesel and seaweed.