“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: Second World War
It really is remarkable. Every self-reported measure of wellbeing has improved near continuously in the past eight years.
James Frayne: Why a populist programme wouldn’t work for Johnson. Working class voters aren’t values votes.
Middle class hostility to the working class and lower middle class is common, while working class and lower middle class hostility is practically non-existent.
What he detests is less liberalism than democracy, and the obstacle it poses to Russian foreign policy objectives.
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.
In so doing, he has the opportunity not only to deliver Brexit, serve his country – and make history.
Where was Khan’s outrage when human rights’ abusers, Mohammed bin Salman, or Xi Jinping, came to visit?
WATCH: “The heroism, courage and sacrifice of those that lost their lives will never be forgotten” – the Queen commemorates D-Day
“When I attended the commemoration of the 60th anniversary, some thought it might be the last…but the wartime generation, my generation, is resilient.”
Chris Penney: A lesson from D-Day – 75 years on. It was textbook exercise in how to succeed against the odds.
In the week leading up to June 6, it’s worth remembering how division and disagreement were overcome.
Amidst verbal and actual violence, it is tempting to seek to shut down, say, Farage or Lammy altogether. But politics without anger would be impossible – and undesirable.
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.
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.
Andrew Roberts manages to bring the great man before us in all his variousness in just under a thousand pages.
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.
The Khashoggi case shows that the UK’s alliance with Saudi Arabia serves neither our interests nor our values
For how much longer can Ministers continue to try to defend a relationship which has become increasingly indefensible?