Almost a million soldiers lost their lives there.
Commemoration have begun to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of the Battle of the Somme. While many are used to wearing
As we were united in remembrance, they were united in their sacrifice - men and women of all faiths and of none. Hundreds of thousands of Muslims, Hindus, Sikhs and people of other minority faiths have served in the British Armed Forces across two World Wars, facing down the hatred of Nazism and helping keep Britain safe in its direst hours of need.
Most of us are familiar with the holocaust in WW2 enacted by Nazi Germany against Jewish people, Gypsies, communists and the mentally ill but this week sees the 100th anniversary of another holocaust or Genocide, the Armenian Genocide in Turkey...
Here is the full text of the Queen's Christmas broadcast: In the ruins of the old Coventry Cathedral is a sculpture of a
The 'Christmas Truce' where German and British soldiers laid down their weapons to play football during WW1 was also mentioned
Many teachers around the country are using the Sainsbury's Christmas Truce advert as a learning resource for WW1 commemorations.
The poppy hijab is a counterproductive and patronising campaign, which singles out Muslims as being a suspect community whose allegiance lies elsewhere. Many British Muslims do put their religion before their nationality but that doesn't make them any less integrated.
The first days of August 1914 saw a series of declarations of war between the Great Powers of Europe. One hundred years later, the first days of August 2014 saw a series of commemorations, in which allies and enemies came together to acknowledge the sacrifice and devastation of World War One...
Valiant Hearts is a 2D side-scrolling game set during the First World War. Based on real letters written at the time it follows