First World War

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

Art installation honours 73,000 Commonwealth soldiers killed in the Battle of the Somme

Art installation honours 73,000 Commonwealth soldiers killed in the Battle of the Somme

Art installation honours 73,000 Commonwealth soldiers killed in the Somme

An art installation depicting almost 73,000 model bodies in shrouds will be held to mark the centenary of the First World War Armistice

French President Emmanuel Macron praises General who collaborated with the Nazis

French President Emmanuel Macron praises General who collaborated with the Nazis

French President Emmanuel Macron praises General who collaborated with the Nazis

France's President Emmanuel Macron caused controversy after praising a First World War General who subsequently collaborated with the Nazis in the Second World War.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Poppies printed on fleet of police cars to mark the centenary of the end of WWI

Poppies printed on fleet of police cars to mark the centenary of the end of WWI

Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Road Policing Unit will feature a poppy on all of its marked patrol vehicles.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Donald Trump visit to Ireland is off, Irish leader confirms

Donald Trump visit to Ireland is off, Irish leader confirms

Donald Trump visit to Ireland is off, Irish leader confirms

Ireland’s leader Leo Varadkar has confirmed that the US President Donald Trump has postponed his visit to Ireland.

Monday, February 19, 2018

Monday, February 19, 2018

Police track down family of First World War soldier after finding letter to his 'only friend'

Police track down family of First World War soldier after finding letter to his 'only friend'

Police track down family of First World War soldier after finding letter

Police were able to find the family by posting about the letter on Twitter

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Australia celebrates as wind farm plans for World War One battlefield are scrapped

Australia celebrates as wind farm plans for World War One battlefield are scrapped

Australia celebrates as wind farm plans for WW1 battlefield are scrapped

Roughly 10,000 Australians were either wounded or killed on the Bullecourt killing fields in 1917

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Steven Knight on the new series of Peaky Blinders

Steven Knight on the new series of Peaky Blinders

Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight on the new series

The director and screenwriter popped into the studio to chat with Paul Ross and Carole Malone

Friday, November 10, 2017

Friday, November 10, 2017

Battle of Passchendaele: 'If you visit now you won't believe horrors went on 100 years ago', says Tony Robinson

Battle of Passchendaele: 'If you visit now, you won't believe the horrors of 100 years ago', says Tony Robinson

Battle of Passchendaele: 'Now the area is the epitome of the little village'

Actor and presenter Tony Robinson has spoken about the horrific scenes at the Battle of Passchendaele 100 years ago

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Arthur Balfour's declaration remains his most infamous political act

The Balfour Declaration: 100 years on from history's most catastrophic fudge

The Balfour Declaration: 100 years on from history's most catastrophic fudge

As we near the hundredth anniversary of the Balfour declaration, historian Bernard Regan relates the story of this disastrous policy

Friday, August 18, 2017

Friday, August 18, 2017

Donald Trump tweeted a myth about pigs blood to response to Barcelona attack

Donald Trump tweeted a myth about pig's blood to response to Barcelona attack

Donald Trump tweeted a myth about pig's blood to response to Barcelona attack

The US President referenced how General Pershing supposedly dealt with terrorist when he caught them

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Colin Kaepernick - the NFL quarterback unafraid to speak his mind

Colin Kaepernick: The renegade NFL quarterback on a collision course with Donald Trump

The renegade NFL star on a collision course with Donald Trump

The San Francisco 49ers team member has courted controversy since he sat down during the national anthem

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

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Danny Walters on Benidorm and The Greater Game

Danny Walters on Benidorm and The Greater Game

Danny Walters on Benidorm and The Greater Game

The actor popped by the studio for a chat with Paul Ross about his latest projects

Friday, July 1, 2016

Friday, July 1, 2016

'The Somme was really the death of innocents', says military historian after 100 year anniversary of WWI conflict

'For many, the first of July was their last day on this earth', says military historian on Somme centenary

'The Somme was the death of innocents', says military historian

Paul Nixon said 'the British Empire paid a heavy price' on the 100 year anniversary of one of the First World War's deadliest conflicts