The monarch, who is gradually cutting back on public duties after 65 years on the throne, had asked her 68-year-old son and heir to lay a wreath of poppies on her behalf. The queen’s grandsons, Prince William and Prince Harry, both …

We had arranged to share a taxi one day with some friends from the hotel to go into Tunis and see the remains of Carthage, which are beautifully preserved, and well worth seeing. The evening before, I contracted a really vicious …

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Remember, it was all about the dead in Ypres, and Sonia Gandhi was immaculate in her graveyard gravitas. WAR PILGRIM: Sonia Gandhi lays a wreath at the war memorial There were no red poppies to welcome her, but there were …

The poem won the Bardic chair but Ellis Evans could not accept the honour. He died serving in the same battalion as David Jones, at Pilkem near Ypres on 31st July 1917, the opening day of the third battle of Ypres,better known as …

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Charles attended a ceremony marking 100 years since the First World War’s Battle of Passchendaele in Ypres, Belgium.

The Flanders Fields evoke both the pastoral peace of a land ready for harvest, dotted with crimson poppies, and the terrible war that … Some of the war’s worst moments occurred at the Ypres Salient, which came to epitomize the …

At its base, amid wreaths of poppies, lie a smattering of balls and various club pennants, all in remembrance of the Christmas Truce of 1914 … killed in action on the eve of the first Battle for Ypres, a few kilometers from that patch of …

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Panellists were banned from wearing poppies on the BBC’s long-running show Have I Got News For You, it has been revealed. Guests appearing on the programme last …

At its base, amid wreaths of poppies, lie a smattering of balls and various club … he left for the Western Front and was killed in action on the eve of the first Battle for Ypres, a few kilometers from that patch of land in Ploegsteert.

Prince William and Kate Middleton have joined Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa … On Sunday, William joined …

2016 is the Centenary year for the battle and some government participation is expected on the day as well as visits by veterans organisations at the Delville Wood Memorial and at Ypres in Belgium.

Reuters An Israeli military ambulance is damaged by Palestinian mortar strikes at the Gaza Strip. Reuters Balloons adorned with poppies and names commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War I in Folkestone, England. Reuters …

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Show organisers are also inviting hand-made contributions for a planned “Curtain of Poppies” containing 887,858 textile poppies. Organiser Jane Veevers said: “We’re hoping to bring together our community of textile makers to recreate the …

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Alexis Helmer, killed during the early days of the Second Battle of Ypres in 1815. Michael, who after the war taught a class of disabled servicemen, was so affected by the poem that spoke about the red poppies that abundantly grow on the …

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Ypres, which has become legendary in literature and film as ‘the Western Front’, is scarred with graves and headstones and its pockmarked earth blooms every year with blood-red wild poppies that have become a symbol of WWI savagery …

Around 55,000 names are inscribed on the Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing in Ypres, where troops once marched out to … One stone slab, resembling a coffin, was garlanded in poppies and said "Their names liveth for evermore." BIPA c …

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We arrived in Ypres ( Ieper ) on Sunday 4 March 2012, within two hours our friend Sabine had picked us up at our hotel and driven out into the nearby countryside to …