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Bomb squad sent out after First World War device found in canal

bomb squad sent out after first world war device found in canal
The unexploded device was discovered in the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal, at Bratch Locks
Walsall Advertiser - Published Also reported by •Tamworth Herald

First World War association provide primary school with legacy of brave soldier

Members of the Ancre Somme Scotland (ASA) Association presented Uphall Primary School with a framed picture of Cpl Robert Beveridge MM
Daily Record - Published

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War memorial: art and conflict | FT Life [Video]War memorial: art and conflict | FT Life  05:55

► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: http://bit.ly/FTimeSubs With the first world war centenary next year, Rachel Spence looks at how artists have depicted that war -- from Wilfred..

Financial Times - Published

This Day in History: The First World War Christmas Truce [Video]This Day in History: The First World War Christmas Truce  01:04

This Day in History: The First World War Christmas Truce December 25, 1914 The Christmas Truce of 1914 came only five months after the outbreak of war in Europe. It was one of the last examples of..

Wibbitz Top Stories - Published

Peter Jackson's New Documentary Uses Effects That Rival The Lord of The Rings to Recreate WWI [Video]Peter Jackson's New Documentary Uses Effects That Rival The Lord of The Rings to Recreate WWI  03:01

Four years ago, Peter Jackson was approached with an opportunity to make a documentary about World War I, a conflict his own grandfather fought in with the British Army. He thought the task would be a..

Esquire - Published

China foreign minister condemns Abe [Video]China foreign minister condemns Abe  03:02

Wang Yi, China's foreign minister, has rejected remarks by Shinzo Abe, Japan's prime minister, comparing tensions between the two countries to rivalry between Germany and Britain before the first world..

Financial Times - Published

The Kingsman Prequel Will Be Adding Some New Stars [Video]The Kingsman Prequel Will Be Adding Some New Stars  00:37

Gizmodo reports that the Kingsman Prequel has officially added Daniel Brühl and Charles Dance to the cast. What roles the two veteran actors will play remain a secret. Rhys Ifans is reportedly in..

Wochit - Published

Why La Grande Guerre matters to France [Video]Why La Grande Guerre matters to France  04:27

Across France, people are commemorating the 100th anniversary of La Grande Guerre - the first world war. Hugh Carnegy, Paris bureau chief, travels to Marne, the site of a key battle, to find out why..

Financial Times - Published

 

Hatton's horses at Ross Vaga Probus Club

HALFWAY through the First World War the Herefordshire artist, Brian Hatton, was tragically killed in action at the age of only 28.
Hereford Times - Published

First World War shell discovery sparks Northern Ireland homes' evacuation

Homes have been evacuated after a suspected First World War shell was discovered during building work near a PSNI station.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

Filton airfield hangar to be restored thanks to half-a-million pound grant

filton airfield hangar to be restored thanks to half-a-million pound grant
The hangar was built during the First World War
Bristol Post - Published

How codebreakers in Britain's crack Room 40 team brought the US into the First World War

how codebreakers in britain's crack room 40 team  brought the us into the first world war
Codebreakers in the Royal Navy's 'Room 40' team who paved the way for the famous Bletchley Park team cracked the Zimmermann Telegram that brought the US into the First World War.
MailOnline - Published

Nissen huts which got Britain through two World Wars are reinvented by designer's great-grandson

nissen huts which got britain through two world wars are reinvented by designer's great-grandson
Made from corrugated iron, the huts could be thrown up in quick time. The British Army relied on them towards the end of the First World War, when the frontline kept moving.
MailOnline - Published

UVF terror mural 'an insult to all who wear poppy'

uvf terror mural 'an insult to all who wear poppy'
A UVF mural depicting scenes from the First World War, poppies and a masked terrorist is an "insult" to all who wear the remembrance symbol, an SDLP MLA has said.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

First World War medals found at back of cabinet at Scunthorpe hospital returned to soldier's family

first world war medals found at back of cabinet at scunthorpe hospital returned to soldier's family
The medals were awarded to Private Joseph Charles Fotheringham and have been returned to his relatives after they were traced by a family history society
Grimsby Telegraph - Published

British officers dress up as damsels in distress in German First World War prisoner camp

british officers dress up as damsels in distress in german first world war prisoner camp
The fascinating images give an insight into what life was like for British prisoners of war at the Schweidnitz camp in East Germany.
MailOnline - Published

Saplings planted in memory of war dead

ONE hundred years ago, acorns from a First World War battlefield were brought home to Herefordshire.
Hereford Times - Published

Election that helped shape the future

A trio of pioneering women, who stood for parliament in a key poll after the First World War ended, faced a barrage of prejudice and dirty tricks
Express and Star - Published

Collection of photos of WW1 revealed

A unique collection of photographs and objects showing Staffordshire's role during the First World War have been brought together online for the first time.
Express and Star - Published

UK military chief warns global tensions 'like those seen before First World War'

Populism and nationalism, as well as dangers from Isis, Iran, China and Russia 'all raising global dangers'
Independent - Published

Normanton venue played host to skating then movies, dancing and bingo!

normanton venue played host to skating then movies, dancing and bingo!
Years as a cinema began during First World War
Derby Telegraph - Published

Final tragedy of WWI: Bloodshed could have ended two days earlier if Germans were more organised

final tragedy of wwi: bloodshed could have ended two days earlier if germans were more organised
The First World War ended two days later that it should have done, fascinating notes written by a British officer who was present at the signing of the Armistice in the Rethondes have revealed.
MailOnline - Published

Sherwood Forester's life saved by German soldier as he lay injured on Somme battlefield

sherwood forester's life saved by german soldier as he lay injured on somme battlefield
Horrors of First World War left William deeply traumatised
Derby Telegraph - Published

These First World War medals have been returned to a family - with a little help from Canada and the Lincolnshire Echo

these first world war medals have been returned to a family - with a little help from canada and the lincolnshire echo
Thomas Salisbury served in India, Africa and on the Western Front
Boston Target - Published Also reported by •East Lindsey TargetSleaford TargetRetford TimesLincolnshire Echo

Who was Edith Cavell? Google Doodle celebrates heroic British nurse who sacrificed life in First World War

Carer driven by Anglican faith to save lives on both sides of brutal conflict
Independent - Published

Edith Cavell: The heroic British nurse executed for helping 200 soldiers escape enemy territory in the First World War

Carer driven by Anglican faith to save lives on both sides of brutal conflict
Independent - Published

Veteran of the Great War was one of 159 people killed when Nottingham was bombed in Second World War

veteran of the great war was one of 159 people killed when nottingham was bombed in second world war
Philip Foster's First world war sword is now being sold
Nottingham Post - Published

Post Office memorial will be moved it relocation goes ahead

A MEMORIAL dedicated to postal workers who fought in the First World War will be moved if Post Office proposals go ahead.
Hereford Times - Published

Navy honours 105-year-old daughter of Cleethorpes man killed on HMS Ascot on the eve of the Armistice

navy honours 105-year-old daughter of cleethorpes man killed on hms ascot on the eve of the armistice
Betty Hamlin's father James Walter Osborne was killed on the HMS Ascot, the last ship sunk in the First World War, on November 10, 1918
Grimsby Telegraph - Published

Steyning Grammar School Remembers Armistice Day By Benjamin Jesse, Steyning Grammar School

The eleventh of November 2018 marked one hundred years since the conclusion of the First World War. To commemorate this, Steyning Grammar School and the Steyning community have worked together in order..
The Argus - Published

West Lothian 'Families Of The Great War' project given cash boost to mark First World War centenary

west lothian 'families of the great war' project given cash boost to mark first world war centenary
The Ancre Somme Association Scotland gave the Whitburn-based project a £9300 grant
Daily Record - Published

Dublin memorial to Irish WWI soldiers vandalised with red paint

dublin memorial to irish wwi soldiers vandalised with red paint
Gardai have launched an investigation after a statue to commemorate the ending of the First World War was vandalised with red paint overnight.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

Moving concert to bring end of First World War in Hull to life

moving concert to bring end of first world war in hull to life
1918: End Game: Armistice and Aftermath by Hull Philharmonic Orchestra is taking place at Hull City Hall
Hull Daily Mail - Published

The Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House, review: Timid, well-meaning and dull

This new programme marking the First World War centenary is underdeveloped and emotionally underpowered
Independent - Published

Incredible exploits of defiant Tyrone nurse during First World War to be told at last

incredible exploits of defiant tyrone nurse during first world war to be told at last
The remarkable story of a Co Tyrone nurse who tended wounded soldiers in France during the First World War, after setting up a hospital in defiance of British military chiefs, is finally set to be told..
Belfast Telegraph - Published

Credenhill locals come out in force for the fallen

OVER 250 villagers young and old turned out on Armistice Day 2018 to remember the end of the First World War.
Hereford Times - Published

Hamper raises funds for the Royal British Legion

WHITBOURNE village shop wanted to raise extra funds for the Royal British Legion in this centenary year of the end of the First World War.
Hereford Times - Published

Epic bravery of five First World War siblings is remembered as their medals go up for sale

epic bravery of five first world war siblings is remembered as their medals go up for sale
The awards, including an OBE and Military Cross, were awarded to the Maclear brothers of Bedfordshire. Three of the siblings - Harry, Percy and Basil - were killed in action during the conflict.
MailOnline - Published

First World War Exhibition a tremendous success

A WONDERFUL, evocative and emotive exhibition was held in Withington Church for nine days up to and including Remembrance Sunday.
Hereford Times - Published

Defence expert offers incredible theory on how mustard gas came to be dumped in woods near Woodhall Spa

defence expert offers incredible theory on how mustard gas came to be dumped in woods near woodhall spa
The use of mustard gas was banned after the First World War - so why was it stockpiled at Woodall Spa after that?
Boston Target - Published Also reported by •Sleaford TargetEast Lindsey TargetLincolnshire EchoRetford Times

Trenches, trees and tank mark Armistice

As the nation remembers the First World War 100 years on, local people have creatively paid tribute.
Express and Star - Published

School travels overseas to pay respects to war dead

PUPILS from a county secondary school travelled overseas to pay their respects to the soldiers of the First World War.
Hereford Times - Published

Couple replastering their house find pre-First World War paintings hiding behind the wallpaper

couple replastering their house find pre-first world war paintings hiding behind the wallpaper
Richard and Rita Veitch made the unexpected discovery while preparing to replaster the walls of their home in Guildford, Surrey. They will now frame the paintings and replaster around them.
MailOnline - Published

Royal British Legion praises 'incredible public support' for Remembrance services

CHARITY bosses have praised the public and volunteers after Remembrance Sunday services marked the centenary of the end of the First World War.
The Argus - Published

How I discovered my great granddad's bravery in the First World War

how i discovered my great granddad's bravery in the first world war
He helped rescue a wounded comrade in the heat of battle
Boston Target - Published Also reported by •Retford TimesLincolnshire Echo

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