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Does an LGBTQ+ poppy politicise remembrance?

Over the last few weeks the Internet has seen a social media storm over a photo of a glittery rainbow poppy badge, seen for sale online as an LGBTQ+ remembrance…

One hundred years on, do we remember World War One?

“They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in…

The symbol of the poppies should not be politicised

This year marks the centenary of Armistice Day, when what was then the bloodiest war in human history drew to a close at 11 o’clock on 11 November. The Great…

The FA defy Fifa’s ruling on poppies as a political symbol

Fifa has recently denied a request to make an exception to the ban on political messages in the sport, which would allow English and Scottish players to wear armbands featuring…

Red poppies honour those who fought for our freedoms

It was 1945 and the poisonous heart of fascism was unravelling. My grandfather was a member of the regiment tasked with liberating the despairing prisoners at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. As…