Battle of Britain

Thoughts on Corbyn's Failure to Sing

Ioan Marc Jones | Posted 18.09.2016 | UK Politics
Ioan Marc Jones

Britain's patriotic media, owned mainly by foreigners, have condemned Jeremy Corbyn for expressing his opinion - or, rather, failing to express their opinion. Shockingly, a non-religious republican refused to sing a song dedicated to God and Queen.

Battles for Britain...

James Christie | Posted 20.09.2016 | UK
James Christie

Remembrance of the rancid Scottish referendum (a battle for Britain?) and the real Battle of Britain came on much the same day, leading me to the sour...

Prince Charles Lays Wreath At Battle Of Britain Service

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 20.09.2015 | UK

The Prince of Wales has joined Battle of Britain pilots and air crew in marking the 75th anniversary of the crucial aerial conflict at Westminster Abb...

The National Anthem and the Great British Fallacy

Verity Ryan | Posted 18.09.2016 | UK Politics
Verity Ryan

On Wednesday morning I was met with a somewhat unforeseen and uncomfortable scenario: defending Jeremy Corbyn. Whilst this is not a position I intend to make a habit of, the onslaught that has followed his silence during a rendition of the national anthem has rendered me with no option but to plead for the defence.

James O'Brien Rant Over Corbyn National Anthem Row Leaves Caller Speechless

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 18.09.2015 | UK

James O'Brien left a caller speechless on Wednesday after the radio show host called him a “disgusting creature” for not knowing the words to the ...

Gawd Save Jeremy Corbyn: The Trivialisation of Politics Has Only Just Begun

Tom Conrad | Posted 16.09.2016 | UK Politics
Tom Conrad

Jeremy didn't feel by singing an anthem in praise of an unelected monarch you show respect for those who fought fascism - in a sense you contradict their bravery by supporting this deeply undemocratic, anachronistic anomaly.

This Is Why Jeremy Corbyn Refused To Sing The National Anthem

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 15.09.2015 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn has defended his decision not to sing the national anthem during Tuesday's Battle of Britain memorial service. A row erupted today af...

No, Jeremy Corbyn Didn't Just Steal A Bunch Of Sandwiches From Veterans

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 16.09.2015 | UK

UPDATE: BBC Cameraman 'Injured After Jeremy Corbyn's Driver Knocks Him To The Ground' Claims that Jeremy Corbyn stole, "not one but two" sandwiches...

These Are The Faces Of The Men That Won The Battle Of Britain

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 15.09.2015 | UK

For close to four months, the Battle of Britain raged above the British Isles. In July 1940, and having decisively won the Battle of France, Germa...

Jeremy Corbyn Gives Tabloid Media An Open Goal With Anthem 'Snub'

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 15.09.2015 | UK

A row has broken out after Jeremy Corbyn appeared to remain silent during the singing of the national anthem at a Battle of Britain commemoration even...

Remembering the Bravery and Dedication of 'The Few'

Stan Hartill | Posted 15.09.2016 | UK
Stan Hartill

We respected them so much. The pilots were friends to the ground crew - we were sort of drinking out of the same cup - we were all living together, we spent our lifetime at the dispersal points - the pilots had their rooms and we had ours - but we were always so friendly.

With Our Unending Gratitude for the Few

Group Captain Mike Neville | Posted 14.09.2016 | UK
Group Captain Mike Neville

As the nation commemorates the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain this week and we honour those RAF veterans who, as Churchill said, "cast a glittering shield" to protect Great Britain, the RAF Benevolent Fund and its generous supporters worldwide have rallied in support the RAF family.

Dark Days for Our Brave Veterans

Air Marshal Christopher Nickols | Posted 07.09.2016 | UK
Air Marshal Christopher Nickols

As the nation recalls the dark days of 1940 and honours the brave RAF airmen who fought in the Battle of Britain, the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund is trying to help veterans who are having dark days today. Too often we hear stories of elderly veterans who have outlived their family and are spending their later years in solitude. But our new research tells a slightly different story.

Prince Philip Just Dropped The F-Bomb (Again)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 10.07.2015 | UK

The Duke of Edinburgh may be 94-years-old but he’s still going strong, if this latest video is anything to go by. Prince Philip was attending an...

Marking the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain

Air Marshal Christopher Nickols | Posted 10.07.2016 | UK
Air Marshal Christopher Nickols

Today marks the beginning of the national commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. As we recall those fateful days and celebrate the bravery of the airmen involved, we also remember our enduring debt of gratitude to all who serve or have served.

Oldest Remaining Battle of Britain Pilot Dies Aged 99 (PICTURES)

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.10.2012 | UK

The oldest surviving Battle of Britain pilot, who was shot down in his Spitfire and wounded in 1940, has died aged 99. Flight Lieutenant William Wa...

Battle Of Britain Is A TV Show And The Tudors Are A Brand Of Crisps, Schoolchildren Say

PA | Posted 09.01.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Many schoolchildren believe the Battle of Britain is a TV talent show, and that the Tudors is a brand of crisps, according to the findings of a survey...