Britain's Royal Navy suffered its worst defeat in a century at the Battle of Coronel on November 1st 1914.
British musician, Mark Knopfler, has performed a guitar version of the Last Post as part of Superact’s First World War centenary music project, The Last Post.
An open access encyclopedia of the First World War was released online in October 2014, with contributors including around 1,000 experts from 54 countries.
A weekend of events in the Australian port of Albany from October 30th-November 2nd 2014 marks the departure of the first Australian and New Zealand troop convoy 100 years ago.
The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, paid tribute to all victims of the First World War at international commemorations in Belgium on October 28th 2014.
The Ottoman Empire entered the First World War on October 29th 1914, when its navy attacked Russian ports on the Black Sea.
The Royal Australian Artillery Historical Company (RAAHC) has undertaken a project to deliver an original WW1 Quick Firing 18 Pounder gun and ammunition limber complete with horse team and gun detatchment.
From April 2015 Phil Brotherton will spend roughly three months travelling across 12 countries to raise money for the Royal British Legion and the German Volksbund.
The community history website Historypin launched its new First World War Centenary hub at a special event in the UK Houses of Parliament on October 22nd 2014.
Centenary News visits the Museum of the Battle of Fromelles, which tells the story of how the remains of 250 soldiers were recovered, almost a century after they fell in France.
The Belgian Federal Government hosts international commemorations in Flanders on October 28th 2014 as part of its First World War Centenary programme.
The First World War fighting which engulfed western Belgium 100 years ago was remembered by torchlight on October 17th 2014.
Films drawing on the Imperial War Museum's First World War archives are given prominent billing in IWM's Short Film Festival, which opened on October 23rd 2014.
A sunrise to sunset vigil at the Cenotaph in London launched the Royal British Legion's annual Poppy Appeal on October 23rd 2014.
Soldiers of the Lahore Division of Britain's colonial Indian Army went into action in Belgium for the first time on October 24th 1914. CN writer Christopher J. Harvie discusses a critical moment in the First Battle of Ypres.
The Lange Max Museum, a new project focussing on a German aspect of the First World War, opens in Belgium this weekend, October 25/26th 2014.
Walter Tull, the footballer who became the first black officer in the British Army during the First World War, has been honoured with a commemorative blue plaque in London.
Victoria Wallace became the first woman Director General of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) when she took up her post on October 20th 2014.
Fifteen British soldiers are being reburied today (October 22nd 2014) at a Commonwealth cemetery in France, 100 years after their deaths in fighting near the Belgian border.
The UK Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded £11.5 million to the National Museum of the Royal Navy and the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment to conserve and restore HMS Caroline, the only survivor of the 1916 Battle of Jutland.
The role of sportsmen in the First World War will be discussed at talks being held as part of the London Sports Writing Festival, starting on October 23rd 2014 at Lord's Cricket Ground.
Centenary News reader James Crawford has sent us photos that he took yesterday, Sunday 19th October, of the ceramic poppy fields at the Tower of London.
The historic Belgian town of Ypres became the focus of a protracted battle between the Allied and German armies in the latter half of October 1914.
Australia's Menin Gate Lions have been unveiled at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa, where they will feature in a Centenary exhibition starting in November 2014.
CN writer Christopher J. Harvie, discusses 'Menin Gate at Midnight', the William Longstaff painting on loan to the Canadian War Museum for 'Fighting in Flanders-Gas. Mud. Memory,' a Centenary exhibition starting in November 2014.
Centenary News reports from 'Light Front', the torchlight event in Western Flanders on October 17th 2014, remembering the First World War battles which engulfed the region 100 years ago.
Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh paid tribute to the dead of the First World War during a visit to the Tower of London's ceramic poppy fields on October 16th 2014.
More details have been released of 'Light Front' - the torchlight remembrance event taking place on the former Western Front in Belgium tonight (October 17th 2014).
The Guardian online First World War documentary, launched in 2014, is available in 7 different languages, with the voices of 10 historians from across the world.
The main body of New Zealand troops who enlisted to fight in the First World War sailed from Wellington on October 16th 1914.
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