Remembrance Sunday

The Sun's Managing Editor Shocked On Question Time By This...

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 13.11.2015 | UK

The Sun's managing editor was swiftly dispatched by a 'Question Time' audience member Thursday night in a heated row over the tabloid's treatment of J...

Judge's Fitting Punishment For Remembrance Sunday Poppy Thief

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK

A judge came up with a fitting punishment for a thief who stole a Poppy Appeal box on Remembrance Sunday - he made him observe two minutes' silence be...

But Did The Anti-Royalist Labour Leader Kneel?

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn has been sworn in by The Queen as a member of the Privy Council, the elite group of senior politicians who are entitled to confidential ...

Jeremy Corbyn Respectfully Honours Britain's War Dead. Again.

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK

Jeremy Corbyn is set to inflame opinions yet again after commemorating Armistice Day with a group of school children in Crawley, Sussex. Jeremy Cor...

Under-Served: The Gaps in Veteran Support, and What Needs to Change

Louis Reynolds | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Politics
Louis Reynolds

The veteran population of the UK is declining rapidly. In 2005, there were 4.8million veterans in the UK. Today, there are 2.83million, and in 2020 there will be 2.48million. In the face of such significant demographic change, the Armed Forces charity sector will have to evolve in some fundamental ways.

Britain First Aren't Getting The Message That It's Not OK To Exploit Children

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK

Far right group Britain First has removed an image of young poppy sellers from its Remembrance Sunday social media propaganda after being accused of "...

Spurs Fan Drops Age-Old Rivalry To Say This To Jeremy Corbyn

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK

Jeremy Corbyn received some endorsement from an unexpected source at the home of his football club Arsenal yesterday. As the Labour leader stood ou...

The Waugh Zone November 9, 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Monday November 9, 2015... 1) CUTTER POLITICS George Osborne’s two big tasks this month ar...

Jeremy Corbyn Stayed Behind At The Cenotaph To Hang Out With Veterans

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK

Jeremy Corbyn stayed behind at the Cenotaph on Sunday long after the television cameras had gone to mingle with veterans. The Labour leader applaud...

Anti-EU Campaign Forced To Delete 'Shameful' Remembrance Sunday Tweet

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 08.11.2015 | UK

The campaign group for leaving the EU was accused of "shameful opportunism" for a Remembrance Sunday tweet that suggested a Brexit would honour the sa...

Jeremy Corbyn Slated For Not Bowing At The Cenotaph Even Though He Did

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn laid a wreath at the Cenotaph during the Remembrance Sunday service and instantly drew criticism for not bowing. That lefty Corbyn wa...

Britain Pays Silent Tribute To War Dead

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 08.11.2015 | UK

The nation has paid its silent respect to the country's war dead in a Remembrance Sunday service led by the Queen. The monarch was at the Cenotaph ...

A Former Soldier Will Today Defy Medical Science To Lay A Wreath At The Cenotaph

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 08.11.2015 | UK

In 2010, Army Sergeant, Rick Clement, stepped on a landmine in Afghanistan. The resulting explosion tore off his legs and his genitals and he was f...

Remembrance 2015: 'It Is Humbling to See What Families Go Through'

Mark Armstrong | Posted 08.11.2015 | UK
Mark Armstrong

The support our injured soldiers and bereaved families receive is unrecognisable from our predecessors and it is a comfort to a serving soldier now if he gets injured or he pays the ultimate sacrifice. He and his family will be looked after by a first rate support system providing both for them financially with lifelong help available if required.

This Weekend Millions of Us Will Remember and Honour Those Who Served

Christopher Foster | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK
Christopher Foster

As I preach on those words this weekend in a parish in inner-city Portsmouth I shall pray with thanksgiving for the victims of oppression and hatred and for strength myself to speak and act for justice and good.

Remembrance Sunday Parades 'Being Hit By Police Budget Cuts'

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 01.11.2015 | UK

Remembrance Sunday parades are being scaled back or axed because budget cuts have led to a lack of police cover, Labour has claimed. Shadow home se...

Thieves Are Targetting The Tower Of London Poppies

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK

Thieves have tried to target the ceramic Tower of London poppies since their removal from public display, the artist behind the spectacle has claimed....

This Is What The Sea Of Poppies Looks Like Now

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 19.11.2014 | UK

Hundreds of thousands went to see the poppies at the Tower of London. Now, just a week after the huge display was the centre piece of the Remembrance ...

After The Remembrance, The 888,246 Poppies Are Being Removed

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jack Sommers & Tahira Mirza | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK

The sea of red poppies - each one symbolising a British or Commonwealth soldier killed in the First World War - is being taken down. An army of vol...

These War Medals Were Left At The Cenotaph - Help Us Find Who They Belong To

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK

A search is underway to identify the owner of these war medals, which were found close to London’s Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday. A photograph ...

Farage 'Snubbed' From Remembrance Sunday

PA | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK

Nigel Farage claimed millions of Ukip voters had been snubbed because he has not been invited to take in the Remembrance Sunday ceremony at the Cenota...

On Remembrance Sunday, I Will Think of My Friends and Colleagues Who Did Not Return

Afzal Amin | Posted 07.01.2015 | UK Politics
Afzal Amin

This Sunday as I stand and hear the sermon, join the prayers and listen to the Last Post, I will be thinking of friends and colleagues with whom I served in Iraq and Afghanistan who did not come home, those whose funerals I attended, and I will be thinking of their families and loved ones for whom Remembrance is such a personal act.

Jack Sommers

British Military's First Imam Speaks Out On The Poppy Hijab | Jack Sommers | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK

One of the most senior Muslims working with the British military has backed the controversial poppy hijab, saying Muslims who try to emphasise their B...

Old People Don't Need Strangers at their Funerals, they Need their Bins Bringing In

Sean O'Meara | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK
Sean O'Meara

An empty funeral is a sad sight, but empty chairs during visiting time at a care home are an even sadder one. I'm sure the 300 plus mourners who attended felt good about turning out, but they shouldn't mistake their actions for noble or respectful.

LOOK: Ukip Accused Over 'Inappropriate' Wreath

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.11.2013 | UK

Ukip has been getting some stick this morning for placing Remembrance wreaths emblazoned with the party logo. In Lincolnshire, a party chairman apo...