British supermarket Sainsbury’s has recreated one of the most famous moments from the First World War in its 2014 Christmas advert to honour the Armed Forces — but now the supermarket giant is planning to demolish a war memorial in Bristol to build a new store.
Tue, 18 Nov, 2014
A runaway veteran who disappeared from his care home only to turn up 12 hours later at a D-Day commemoration ceremony in Normandy is already planning to return next year - and Brittany Ferries has promised to bring him for free.
Sat, 07 Jun, 2014
Almost 100 years after they were lost to their families and their country, half of them never accorded the dignity of a funeral, 1,100 Irish men and women who lost their lives in the first world war were remembered in a ceremony which will ensure their names will never be lost.
Mon, 07 Oct, 2013
THE participation of the Naval Service flagship, LE Eithne, and the training ship Asgard II in the international fleet review by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II to mark the bicentenary of the Battle of Trafalgar is to be regretted — but not unexpected.
Thu, 07 Jul, 2005