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Video captures moment bomb disposal team blows up First World War ordnance on beach

video captures moment bomb disposal team blows up first world war ordnance on beach
It was flagged up by RNLI lifeguards who discovered it before the tide came in and covered it up at Lushington Cove, Porthtowan
West Briton - Published Also reported by •Cornish GuardianThe Cornishman

Commemorative walk remembers village's fallen son

AROUND 100 men from one Herefordshire village served in the Armed Forces during the First World War.
Hereford Times - Published

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100-year old celebrates birthday by skydiving [Video]100-year old celebrates birthday by skydiving

SWLEjump - by Nathan Sandhu This is the amazing moment a former 'Sapper' celebrated his 100th birthday by completing a skydive - 74 years after he last jumped out of a plane during WWII. Thrill-seeker..

Credit: SWNS STUDIO     Duration: 01:47Published

An OAP has become the world's oldest piper at 98 [Video]An OAP has become the world's oldest piper at 98

A sprightly OAP is believed to be the oldest piper in the world - and is still blowing away at the grand old age of 98.James Beedie began playing the bagpipes age 14 after it was initially forced on..

Credit: SWNS STUDIO     Duration: 01:34Published

Prince Charles concludes visit to Wales at Yr Ysgwrn [Video]Prince Charles concludes visit to Wales at Yr Ysgwrn

Prince Charles concluded his tour of Wales on Friday in the week of his 50th anniversary of his investiture as the Prince of Wales. Charles visited Yr Ysgwrn, a farmhouse in Snowdonia National Park,..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:29Published

First World War soldiers buried 100 years after their deaths [Video]First World War soldiers buried 100 years after their deaths

The families of two young British privates killed in the First World War have finally seen them laid to rest more than 100 years later. Private Henry Wallington and Private Frank Mead, of the 23rd..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:44Published

Rolls-Royce Wraith Eagle VIII Collection [Video]Rolls-Royce Wraith Eagle VIII Collection

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars will unveil its latest Collection Car, Wraith Eagle VIII, on the shores of Lake Como at this year’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, 24-26 May. Created by the Bespoke..

Credit: AutoMotions     Duration: 01:26Published

 

Living WW1 memorial opened at Queenswood

WOODLAND felled during the First World War to provide timber for the war effort is now home to a First World War memorial.
Hereford Times - Published

Duke of Kent officially opens stunning First World War memorial at Victoria Embankment

It is the first of its kind
Nottingham Post - Published

Treaty of Versailles at 100: Path to peace or road to war?

Versailles' is credited with formally bought an end to the First World War, but its legacy is far more complex, writes Jon Stone
Independent - Published

Grave of unknown First World War soldier from Gloucestershire finally bears his name, 105 years after he died

grave of unknown first world war soldier from gloucestershire finally bears his name, 105 years after he died
Captain William Kington, from Cheltenham, lay in a grave without his name on it after the First World War
Stroud Life - Published Also reported by •Gloucester CitizenGloucestershire Echo

Vandals chiseled off names of fallen soldiers on the Stroud war memorial

vandals chiseled off names of fallen soldiers on the stroud war memorial
Memorial commemorates people from Stroud who sacrificed their lives in the First World War and the Second World War
Gloucestershire Echo - Published Also reported by •Stroud LifeGloucester Citizen

Hindu and Sikh veterans trek two kilometres for First World War memorial service

VETERANS made their way up the South Downs on Sunday to hold a poignant memorial service.
The Argus - Published

Village honours fallen son

A NEW commemorative walk has been opened in remembrance of a Herefordshire soldier who lost his life in the First World War.
Hereford Times - Published

Indian war sacrifice to be remembered at Chattri tomorrow

Dozens of Indian soldiers who died in Brighton during the First World War will be remembered at an interfaith service at the Chattri memorial tomorrow (Sunday 9 June). The annual service includes the..
Brighton and Hove News - Published

Twinning towns come together to remember the fallen

BREXIT uncertainty hasn't stopped a Herefordshire village from maintaining their relationship with a French town as they came together to remember those who lost their lives in the First World War.
Hereford Times - Published

Filmmakers sharing story of war tank

To mark the end of the First World War centenary, filmmakers from Staffordshire University are sharing the story of a war tank discovered buried underneath a battlefield.
Express and Star - Published

Ultra-exclusive Rolls-Royce Wraith Eagle VIII revealed

Rolls-Royce unveils latest 'Collection' special inspired by world's first non-stop transatlantic flight Rolls-Royce will use this year’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este to unveil its latest..
Autocar - Published

Victoria Cross stone commemoration for First World War hero

victoria cross stone commemoration for first world war hero
Commemorative stones have been produced by the Government for each of the 628 recipients of the Victoria Cross in the UK, including Samuel Needham, of Great Limber
Grimsby Telegraph - Published

Mustard gas leaking from vast underwater First World War weapons dump in North Sea

TNT has also spilled from two-mile wide munitions site where 35,000 tonnes of unexploded bombs, shells and grenades were buried
Independent - Published

First World War mustard gas leaks from Belgian underwater grave


Telegraph.co.uk - Published

Agnes is Amazing at 105

agnes is amazing at 105
She was born before even the First World War broke out
Daily Record - Published

Belfast's HMS Caroline in running for prestigious museum prize

belfast's hms caroline in running for prestigious museum prize
A First World War ship docked in Belfast has been shortlisted for the most prestigious museum prize in the world.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

Unidentified soldiers buried 100 years after their deaths in the First World War

unidentified soldiers buried 100 years after their deaths in the first world war
The Ministry of Defence's Joint Casualty and Compassionate Centre believe both soldiers were killed in September 1916 during fighting at the Somme
Nottingham Post - Published

The story behind the First World War Victoria Cross hero who has finally been honoured in Cheltenham for the first time

the story behind the first world war victoria cross hero who has finally been honoured in cheltenham for the first time
Blue plaque put up to mark James Forbes-Robertson’s First World War heroism in France 101 years ago
Gloucester Citizen - Published Also reported by •Stroud LifeGloucestershire Echo

Northern Ireland House of the Year shortlist announced

northern ireland house of the year shortlist announced
A First World War ship, a 12th century castle and a social housing project are among local buildings shortlisted for a prestigious architecture prize.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

Brexit: Jon Snow is scared of white people

Jon Snow on the pro-Brexit protests outside Parliament, "I have never seen so many white people in one place… it's an extraordinary story, there are people everywhere"..
Anorak - Published

Seven giant poppies will be create at Folkestone seafront to commemorate the end of First World War

seven giant poppies will be create at folkestone seafront to commemorate the end of first world war
Residents will see the new creations in just three months' time
Folkestone Herald - Published Also reported by •Sevenoaks ChronicleCanterbury TimesKent and Sussex CourierThanet GazetteDover Express

The men from the ministry: 100 years of the ministry of transport

Shortly after the First World War, the ministry of transport was created. In the 100 years since, it has had many leaders and seen many names pass through. But without it, society wouldn't function,..
Independent - Published

New book explores devastating hardships faced by servicemen in aftermath of First World War

new book explores devastating hardships faced by servicemen in aftermath of first world war
Euphoria of victory was soon replaced by harsh reality
Leicester Mercury - Published

Lucky penny which saved life of a First World War soldier to be auctioned

'But for that penny, his children would not have been born and I wouldn't be here'
Hull Daily Mail - Published Also reported by •Tamworth HeraldWales OnlineCambridge News

The story behind the First World War headstone found hidden in Bath undergrowth

the story behind the first world war headstone found hidden in bath undergrowth
Officials have stepped in to clear up the mystery
Blackmore Vale - Published

Guy Warner: Remembering those daring young Ulster men in their flying machines

guy warner: remembering those daring young ulster men in their flying machines
A few years ago I had a telephone call from my good friend and fellow historian Ernie Cromie. He told me that he had been contacted by a man by the name of John McCleery, who suggested that he might..
Belfast Telegraph - Published

Opinion: how Peugeot can make it big in America

The French brand plans an 'unconventional' approach to its US return – and that could give it the chance to stand out The PSA Group has been openly exploring an entry into the North American..
Autocar - Published

Commemorative rose planted by Inner Wheel Club

AS part of the commemorations of the end of the First World War, a climbing rose, of the Crown Princess Margareta variety, was recently planted by members of the Inner Wheel Club of Hereford Wye Valley..
Hereford Times - Published

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