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UK Government ‘trying too hard’ to avoid World War I triumphalism

The UK Government has been accused of trying too hard to avoid upsetting the Germans by making sure the centenary of World War I is not too triumphalist or patriotic, reports the Daily Telegraph. The newspaper reports that Eric Pickles, … Continue reading

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Plans for football games to mark Centenary of World War I

The UK press is today reporting plans for football matches to be played as part of the commemoration of the Centenary of World War I. Andrew Murrison, minister in charge of overseeing the commemorations,¬†told the Guardian: ‘I think football has … Continue reading

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