Armistice Day

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Poppy Appeal

Market trader selling unofficial poppy brooches admits trademark offences

Market trader selling unofficial poppy brooches admits trademark offences

A 64-year-old market trader who was selling poppy brooches despite having no link to the Royal British Legion has admitted trademark offences.

Monday, November 12, 2018

Monday, November 12, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn's Remembrance Day anorak was 'deliberately disrespectful', says Andre Walker

Jeremy Corbyn's Remembrance Day anorak was 'deliberately disrespectful'

New York Observer columnist Andre Walker has claimed an anorak worn by Jeremy Corbyn to a Remembrance Sunday event was "deliberately disrespectful".

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Statue commemorating Indian soldiers vandalised

Statue commemorating Indian soldiers vandalised

Statue commemorating Indian soldiers vandalised

A war memorial featuring a statue of a Sikh soldier has been vandalised less than a week after it was unveiled.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Treasury announces Armed Forces Covenant funding boost to mark First World War Armistice centenary

Treasury announces Armed Forces Covenant funding boost to mark First World War Armistice centenary

Armed Forces Covenant funding boost announced to mark Armistice centenary

The Treasury will make a total of £19 million available to services supporting the Armed Forces in time for the centenary of the First World War Armistice

Monday, December 19, 2016

Monday, December 19, 2016

Revealed: England poppy fine higher than Fifa's penalties for racist, homophobic chanting

England poppy fine higher than recent Fifa penalties for racist chants

Critics will suggest Fifa's recent tariff makes the fine meted out to England appear harsh in the extreme

The English FA was fined after Fifa took issue with several poppy displays during the Scotland match

England fined £35,000 for Armistice Day poppy display against Scotland

England fined £35,000 for Armistice Day poppy display against Scotland

Welsh and Northern Irish FAs also fined for 'political gesture'

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

'The best way to deal with impostors wearing military medals is to embarrass them', says Colonel Bob Stewart

'The best way to deal with impostors wearing military medals is to embarrass them', says Colonel Bob Stewart

'The best way to deal with impostors wearing military medals is embarrass them'

The Parliamentary defence committee has called for a new law to be introduced to criminalise impostors wearing military medals, after it was decriminalised in 2006

Friday, November 11, 2016

Friday, November 11, 2016

Thousands of tributes made on Twitter to mark Armistice Day

Armistice Day: Thousands of tributes pour in as Britain remembers

Armistice Day: Thousands of tributes pour in as Britain remembers

Today marks the day that hostilities in the First World War were officially ended in 1918

Friday, November 4, 2016

Friday, November 4, 2016

Fifa poppy ban has 'no political, religious or commercial meaning' says Royal British Legion

Fifa poppy ban condemned by Royal British Legion

Military charity adds to growing weight of criticism for Fifa's stance

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Thursday, November 3, 2016

'Football players should wear poppies and accept the sanctions', says former sports minister

England footballers should wear poppies and take the sanctions, says former sports minister

'England footballers should wear poppies and take the sanctions'

Fifa have ruled that football players will not be allowed to wear poppies in the England vs Scotland match on Armistice Day, causing much controversy

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

'I'd like to give individuals at Fifa who banned poppies a tiny slap round the head', says Godfrey Bloom

Former UKIP MEP Godfrey Bloom says he'd like to slap FIFA poppy-banners

Godfrey Bloom says he'd like to slap Fifa poppy-banners

FIFA has refused to allow England and Scotland football players to wear poppies on the pitch, despite their match being on Armistice Day