“Nearly half a million Britons died in World War Two fighting against the anti-semitism, anti-semitism and brutal racism of the nazis.”
Posts Tagged: First World War
It really is remarkable. Every self-reported measure of wellbeing has improved near continuously in the past eight years.
In the wake of Johnson’s deal, the Government must balance its plan for Northern Ireland with strengthening “our precious Union” – all four parts of it.
If if you see a serviceman or woman today, or indeed a veteran young or old, and don’t know what to say – just a simple ‘thank you’ will do.
Unlike the angel, we’re unable to announce tidings of great joy. But it’s worth mulling why the Christmas season can pause even Brexit hostilities.
The Party has not yet cultivated a formal relationship with the Irish community in Britain and this is an opportunity to reach out to what can be a powerful network.
‘The Fallen’ has become synonymous with the act of remembrance, but the origins of the poem are less well-known.
These acts of remembrance may in some slight measure salve grief, and enable those who have not had to endure such things to give thanks for those who do.
Lord Ashcroft on the origins of the famous war poem, part of which is read aloud, up and down the land, each Remembrance Sunday.
Imagine if they raised money to help honour the soldiers who answered Britain’s call during two world wars – thus showing more than anger and resentment.
Greg Knight: It’s time to stop putting the clock back each year – and plunging us into afternoon darkness
Churchill said more daylight hours would “enlarge the opportunities for the pursuit of health and happiness among the millions of people who live in this country”.
Just as they had with Joe Chamberlain before him, the Tory leadership wooed Lloyd George to fatally fracture the Liberal Party.
Terry Barnes: From the Anglosphere, we watch with horror as Britain bungles its Brexit chance to go global
British politicians are negotiating as if it were 410 AD, and still the Roman province of Britannia, asking permission to leave instead of flourishing a mandate to do so.
Bill Cash: The EU Withdrawal Bill. No Conservative colleague should defy the will of the people next week.
The referendum transferred from MPs themselves the decision as to whether to remain in or leave the EU and – with it, to regain our freedom to make our own laws.
Peter Marshall: A hard truth after the Commonwealth summit. There’s no institutional awareness of its importance.
I have lost count of the number of times I have heard its demise confidently predicted or stridently recommended. Houdini-like, it has so far escaped this awaited fate.