A memorial to the Christmas truce, inspired by friendship between pupils from British and German schools, will be inaugurated in the Belgian town of Messines (Mesen) on December 6th 2014.
European football is to commemorate the centenary of the Christmas truce with the unveiling of a new memorial near Ploegsteert in Belgium on December 11th 2014.
UK musicians to re-record The Farm’s ‘All Together Now’ to raise money for the British Red Cross and the Shorncliffe Trust
The charity song recorded by the Peace Collective is being released to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Christmas Day Truce, when British and German troops left the trenches to play a game of football.
'The World War I in Africa Project' has been launched to provide information on one of the most overlooked theatres of the war: Africa.
Launched earlier this year, the programme aims to commemorate the Newfoundlanders and Labradorians who died in the First World War.
The Queensland Government says it believes in the importance of keeping the memory of the Anzacs alive, and is requesting contributions as part of the Queensland Anzac Centenary programme.
There are two new smartphone apps designed to guide users in finding sites of remembrance and discovering stories of the First World War.
The UK supermarket chain, Sainsbury's, has drawn both criticism and praise for launching a TV advertising campaign featuring the First World War Christmas truce.
The British Government has unveiled a plaque in the Pakistani capital, Islamabad, honouring three soldiers awarded the Victoria Cross during the First World War.
Carwow blogger James Allen shares with Centenary News his piece on how the First World War impacted the automotive industry and the contributions of automobile makers to the war effort.
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The Event, 'Overcoming the tragedy- from WW1 to the building of the European Union', was held on November 4 2014.
A new memorial uniting the names of all soldiers killed in the north of France during the First World War was inaugurated by President François Hollande at Notre-Dame-de-Lorette on Armistice Day, November 11th, 2014.
Centenary News writer, Christopher Harvie, discusses the Canadian War Museum’s special exhibition 'Fighting in Flanders – Gas. Mud. Memory,' dedicated to Canada's experience on the Western Front.
Working in association with Merseyside Maritime Museum and the Theatre in the Rough Festival, a group of writers in the Merseyside region of England have researched stories about the Lusitania, and created a series of audio dramas which are currently touring in a bespoke sound installation.
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission reports that in East Africa, the Centenary of the First World War was remembered at Hargeisa War Cemetery, Somaliland.
British Prime Minister David Cameron took part in the Western Front Association's annual remembrance service at the Cenotaph on November 11th 2014, the first Armistice Day of the Great War Centenary.
Huge crowds flocked to the Tower of London for the planting of the final ceramic poppy on November 11th 2014, the 96th anniversary of the Armistice ending the First World War.
The 96th anniversary of the Armistice today is being marked in France with the inauguration of a new memorial at Notre Dame de Lorette, near Vimy.
Patricia Hammond has studied the background and styles of musicians and singers who performed WW1 popular songs – and is now on a UK tour.
Images of falling poppies were projected onto the Big Ben clocktower at the Houses of Parliament in London to mark Remembrance Sunday in the UK on November 9th 2014.
Remembrance Sunday events are being held today at the Cenotaph in London and at memorials in cities, towns and villages throughout the UK.
The pursuit of the German cruiser, SMS Emden, across the Indian Ocean during the First World War ended on November 9th 1914 when it was attacked by the Royal Australian Navy.
Britain's Prime Minister, David Cameron, announces today that some of the ceramic poppies at the Tower of London will stay on view until the end of November 2014, before starting a First World War Centenary tour.
The Flanders Fields Memorial Garden was dedicated in London on November 6th 2014, at a ceremony attended by Queen Elizabeth, and King Philippe of the Belgians.
English Heritage opened a special exhibition at Stonehenge on November 5th 2014, telling the story of how soldiers from Britain and the Commonwealth trained for the First World War near this prehistoric site.
More than 1,000 singers from countries involved in the First World War come together to perform a concert for peace in Brussels on November 9th 2014.
The independent think tank, British Future, says that ‘an appetite remains to learn more' about Britain’s First World War history.
The Joan Miró Foundation of Barcelona presents 'Barcelona, neutral zone (1914-1918),' an exhibition that aims to represent the visual Barcelona during the period of the First World War.
UK cultural institutions are displaying blank paper in their exhibitions to protest restrictive copyright protection laws. The campaign is calling on the UK Government to reduce the term of copyright protection in certain unpublished works.
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