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UK Centenary project requests ‘lights out’ on 4 August

Every household in Britain will be asked to turn out the lights at 11pm on 4 August to mark the Centenary of the First World War. The event makes reference a comment by Sir Edward Grey, UK foreign secretary in … Continue reading

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Francois Hollande announces France’s Centenary plans

French leader Francois Hollande has announced that France will invite representatives from all 72 countries involved in World War I to take part in its annual Bastille Day military parade in July 2014. Hollande added that Germany‚Äôs president, Joachim Gauck, … Continue reading

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