Pigeon

Let's Honour All War Veterans

Mimi Bekhechi | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK
Mimi Bekhechi

Countless brave birds served and died with our Allied forces. They crossed battle lines and helped influence key battle decisions by delivering vital messages. These intelligent, gentle birds were the first recipients of the Dickin Medal - animals' Victoria Cross - for contributing to the rescue of thousands of human aviators.

Pigeon Racing: Finishing Dead Last

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK Sport
Ingrid Newkirk

Illusions are worth shattering when they involve cruelty. It comes as a shock to many to learn that hundreds of thousands of pigeons are tossed into the air even when storms are predicted along their flight paths, and the fact that many will perish is well known to the racers.

Last Surviving Code-Breaker Receives MBE

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.12.2012 | UK

The last surviving code-breaker from the Second World War has received an MBE in the New Year Honours. Bletchley Park mastermind Raymond "Jerry" Ro...

Wartime Pigeon Found In Chimney Reveals Coded Messages

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.11.2012 | UK

A dead pigeon discovered down a chimney in Surrey may hold vital insight into code-cracking and military messages during World War II. A little red...

The Pigeon Commute: My Time at the LSE

Sammy Sultan | Posted 15.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Sammy Sultan

My walk to Bond Street station forces me to cut across Oxford Street - an experience far more polluted than the Inca Trail, in every sense. Even in the early hours this street is brimming with ruthless people, who will knock the idle tourist to the ground if they linger.

Hot Or Not: Pippa Middleton's Knee-High Boots And Jumper Dress

www.mydaily.co.uk | Posted 23.11.2011 | UK Style

Pippa Middleton was snapped pounding the pavement in London yesterday (as she does every day - where does she go?) so once again we find ourselves sta...