World War I

An apology has been made after an investigation found that those individuals were not formally remembered in the same way as their white comrades.
The president allegedly made the comments in France in 2018 while speaking to his staff about US service members who'd died in World War I.
The practice of switching clocks was first introduced during World War One to save energy by prolonging evening daylight in summer. Since 2001, EU law has required all countries in the bloc to observe daylight saving time. But on 26 March 2019, EU lawmakers voted 410 to 192 in favour of scrapping the practice from 2021, and a lot of people are firmly on board with the idea.
An estimated 20 million people lost their lives in The Great War; 9.7 million military personnel and 10 million civilians. By the time the armistice came into effect on 11 November 1918, over half of those who fought had become casualties. This Remembrance Day, people pay their respects to the people who died 100 years ago.
This year’s Remembrance Day is particularly special - it’s exactly 100 years since the end of the First World War. Across the country, there have been many touching memorials and ceremonies to mark the armistice centenary.
An artist from Somerset has created an installation featuring over 72,000 handmade shrouded figurines to commemorate British Commonwealth soldiers who died in the Battle of the Somme but that have no known grave.
Politicians from both houses sponsored a total of 543 pigeons to mark the centenary of the First World War.
Big Ben chimed for the first time since August to mark the occasion.