Remembrance Day

Woman shames Costa for not giving poppy-selling mum free drinks – but is slammed for ‘entitled’ behaviour.

A WOMAN shamed Costa for not giving her poppy-selling mum a free drink – but ended up being slammed for her “entitled” behaviour. Lisa Mckavett blasted the coffee chain after they told her 76-year-old mum and a pal they would ...

Hundreds gather in Oshawa for Remembrance Day ceremony.

In Oshawa, hundreds of people gathered for a Remembrance Day ceremony, in Memorial Park, to pay their respects to the men and women who served our country.

Remembrance Day services held across Europe

French President Emmanuel Macron marked Armistice Day on Monday by visiting the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier under Paris’ Arc de Triomphe.

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‘They fought to fight’: How Black Canadians battled racism to serve the country.

In the First World War, Black men faced barriers when trying to enlist in the Canadian military.

Restaurant accused of ‘cashing in’ on Remembrance Day with £12 ‘Lest We Forget’ burger and ‘poppy-seed slaw’.

A RESTAURANT has been accused of “cashing in” on Remembrance Day after selling a £12 “Lest We Forget” burger and “poppy-seed slaw”. The Thin White Duke bar in Carlisle, Cumbria, posted pictures of the burger ser...

Stella McCartney slammed for plugging £1,500 coat Meghan Markle wore on Remembrance Sunday.

A HIGH-END fashion brand has been slammed for appearing to try to capitalise on Meghan Markle wearing one of its coats on Remembrance Sunday. The Instagram account of British designer Stella McCartney’s label plugged that the Duchess of Suss...

Boris Johnson’s vow to tear up the insane Human Rights Act is a victory for common sense not just veterans.

Victory for vets BORIS Johnson’s patriotic vow to tear up the insane Human Rights Act which has seen brave Northern Ireland veterans being hounded through the courts is a victory for common sense. Of course, nobody is above the law. If there is da...

We must protect our service personnel in recognition of their service.

IN creating the Office for Veterans’ Affairs, Boris Johnson cemented his credentials with the community I left to enter politics four years ago. When he asked me to create it and lead it, it was the culmination of years of campaigning. Together we...

Boris Johnson vows to rip up human rights law persecuting our war heroes.

BORIS Johnson last night vowed to tear up human rights laws to stop British Northern Ireland veterans being hounded through the courts. The PM said he will amend the Human Rights Act in a major victory for The Sun’s Never Forget Them campaign. Up ...

Queen Elizabeth, politicians attend sombre Remembrance Day ceremony in London.

Queen Elizabeth II joined Britons in remembering their war dead, as the country’s political leaders paused campaigning for the Dec. 12 election to take part in a sombre Remembrance Sunday service in London.

Don Cherry faces backlash online for comments on immigrants and Remembrance Day.

Hockey commentator Don Cherry is in the limelight yet again, this time for complaining that he rarely sees people he believes to be new immigrants wearing poppies ahead of Remembrance Day.

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Remembrance Sunday parade 2019: Time of silence, London route and memorial services around the UK.

DURING the Remembrance Day Parade we pay our respects to those who lost their lives during the battle of the World Wars. A minute’s silence will be held at 11am today. But what time does the Remembrance Day parade start? When is the Remembra...

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What time is the two-minute silence on Remembrance Day?.

A TWO-minute silence will be observed on Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Day in memory of those who lost their lives fighting for their country. But do you know why it’s on November 11 each year, or how the tribute came to be two minutes? H...

Where can you buy a purple poppy for animals this Remembrance Day?.

For many Brits, what the purple poppy means and where to get one is a mystery. Here is all you need to know about the purple pin. What does it mean? This purple poppy was created in 2006 in remembrance of the animal victims of war. All donations o...

Armistice Day 2019: Where does ‘lest we forget’ and ‘at the 11th Hour of the 11th Day of the 11th Month’ come from?.

ON NOVEMBER 11 at 11am, people up and down the UK fall silent to remember those who lost their lives fighting for their country. Armistice Day falls on November 11 each year, to commemorate the end of the First World War in 1918. Here is the histo...

Remembrance Day quotes, poems and messages to remember the fallen.

ON Remembrance Day we remember the soldiers who fought for Britain during the First World War and World War II. Armistice Day is commemorated every year on November 11. Here are some of the most powerful Remembrance Day poems and messages penned i...

‘My dad was like a superhero to me… now I want to join his regiment’, says brave teen whose father died in Iraq.

TEENAGER Ethan Cornish was three years old when the death of his soldier dad turned his life upside down. Corporal Matthew Cornish, 29, was killed in combat in Basra, Iraq, in 2006 after being wounded in a mortar attack on his unit’s base. In the ...

Send your loved one in the Armed Forces a care package on the cheap with our tips — win £50k in the Sun Savers Raffle.

I GET loads of emails from readers asking how to save money – but one seemed especially apt for Remembrance Sunday. Tiffany Hughes, from Portsmouth, wrote asking: “My boyfriend is in the military and was deployed for the first time a month ago. I ...

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Veterans will get cut-price train travel to boost job prospects and family life under Tory proposals.

MILITARY veterans will get cut-price train travel to help boost job prospects and visit family, under Tory plans. Eligibility for the existing HM Forces Railcard, which costs £21 a year and provides a one-third discount off most tickets, will be e...

When did World War 1 end and where was the Armistice Agreement signed?.

ARMISTICE Day is observed every year on November 11 to mark the end of World War 1. We explain below why the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month is so important. When did World War 1 end? World War 1 ended on November 11, 1918,...

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry to join Kate Middleton, Prince William and The Queen for Remembrance service.

MEGHAN Markle and Prince Harry will tonight join Kate Middleton, Prince William and The Queen for a Remembrance service. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will attend their first official royal engagement with the Cambridges since Trooping the Colour...

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Britain’s Got Talent’s Colin Thackery and his choir pals remember their lost comrades ahead of performing for the Queen.

COLIN Thackery charmed viewers on Britain’s Got Talent – and now he is poised to wow royalty. The BGT champ and his fellow Chelsea Pensioner backing singers will be performing in front of the Queen at tomorrow night’s Royal British Legion Fe...

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Remembrance Sunday parade – date, start time and where memorial services are happening.

THE annual Remembrance Day Parade honours those who lost their lives in the two World Wars in the service of their country as well as those who have died in other conflicts. But when is it and where are the memorial services taking place? When is ...

Why do we wear poppies for Remembrance Day and where do you buy them?.

EVERY Remembrance Sunday, Britain pays its respects to those who fought and died for our country. For decades, the nation has shown its support by wearing poppies, but how did this tradition begin and why do we do it? When should you wear a poppy?...

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The Queen visits OAPs as she opens Royal British Legion care home ahead of Remembrance Day.

THE Queen visited OAPs in Kent today as she opened a British Royal Legion care home ahead of Remembrance Day. Schoolchildren and well-wishers lined the streets at the Royal British Legion Industries Centenary Village in Aylesford, hoping for a gli...

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