Imperial War Museum
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Friday 29 November 2013
Private Alex Stringer, of the Royal Logistic Corps, was 20 when he was blown up in Afghanistan: "The reason I lost my left leg so high up is because the burning paint cooked my left leg all the way down to the bone. But if I hadn't set myself on fire, I would have bled out and died – as a result of it, all the arteries became cauterised".
Tuesday 08 October 2013
'What on earth is he talking about?' asks the Newsnight presenter
Wednesday 05 June 2013
The pivotal battle is about to pass over the horizon of living memory
Thursday 30 May 2013
Two days of strike action at museums and galleries across Britain has begun in a long-running row over jobs, pay and pensions.
Sunday 21 April 2013
The billionaire Conservative peer Lord Ashcroft is to sign a pledge to give at least half of his estimated £1.2bn fortune to charity, it emerged today.
Tuesday 19 March 2013
Foyle's War creator Anthony Horowitz says the current series of the detective drama will probably be his last.
Wednesday 31 October 2012
A life-size portrait of Sir Winston Churchill, which he said revealed his soul during one of his darkest hours, is going on public display after years spent hanging on the wall of the home of his late grandson.
Thursday 11 October 2012
The Prime Minister said there would be events to mark 100 years since the outbreak of war in 2014, Armistice Day in 2018, and the dates of major battles in between.
Sunday 02 September 2012
He is known as a documenter of high society and glamour: the man who shot the Windsors, Grace Kelly, Vivien Leigh; Picasso, Dietrich, Churchill, Twiggy; whose aesthetic sensibility was affronted by the newly coronated Queen's nose being too red, Audrey Hepburn's neck too scraggy and Great Garbo's hands as having done too much washing up.
Thursday 30 August 2012
You do sometimes wonder about the posthumous contributors to Who Do You Think You Are?, those sepia figures, so stiffly putting their best face forward, who peer out of dog-eared family photographs as their character and deeds are described on air.
Wednesday 04 July 2012
Maria de Villota collides with lorry in pits after test run at Duxford for British Grand Prix
Sunday 01 January 2012
John Keane, 57
Friday 05 August 2011
A military historian who faked an illustrious Army career has been found guilty at Peterborough Crown Court of perverting the course of justice.
Sunday 24 July 2011
Simulated battles aren't everyone's cup of tea – but for those who take part (some 20,000 people in the UK), they are a serious business: call their uniforms "costumes" and you might find yourself on the sharp end of a bayonet.
Friday 01 July 2011
Might the day ever come when it would be thought inappropriate to express open and unqualified admiration for an orchid – I mean for its beauty, its elegance and its glamour? Well, stranger things have happened.
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
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