HISTORIC pictures involving a well-known Keighley sweetshop have been uncovered following an article about the former soldier who ran it. Volunteer historians from Keighley's Men of Worth Project carried out research that revealed he survived several years on the killing fields of France.
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File - In this Feb. 27, 2017 file photo, French Socialist presidential hopeful Benoit Hamon enters his car after a meeting with unionists of the General Confederation of Labour at a fast-food restaurant, in Paris, Monday, Feb. 27, 2017. Hamon is struggling to keep party leaders united behind his candidacy amid division over economic views.
FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2017 file photo, the socialist candidate for the French presidential election Benoit Hamon delivers a speech during a meeting in Arras, northern France. Hamon is struggling to keep party leaders... French Socialist hopeful Benoit Hamon is struggling to keep party leaders united behind his candidacy amid division over economic views.
WHO KNEW that at an unassuming Keighley newsagent had many years previously fought at one of modern history's greatest battles? But early every morning as William Moore prepared the papers he could be forgiven for recalling a more frightening dawn on the killing fields of France. Private Moore was one of the many thousands of soldiers who took part in the Battle of the Somme during the bloody summer and autumn of 1916.
French far-right leader and candidate for the presidential election Marine Le Pen touches a cow as she visits a farm in Cambes, central France, Saturday March 4, 2017. The two-round presidential election is set for April 23 and May 7 less French far-right leader and candidate for the presidential election Marine Le Pen touches a cow as she visits a farm in Cambes, central France, Saturday March 4, 2017.
At the beginning of next month a Giant Poppy art installation is to be created in the town square of Arras and the NZ artist Tony McNeight wants to take messages from the New Zealand families to join the messages of respect from the French that will make up the art. The original Giant Poppy art installation was built in Auckland Domain in 2015 for World War 1 commemorations.
In this Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 photo, former communist, Jose Evrard, who is now a member of the Far Right, distributes campaign flyers at Billy Montigny market, northern France. Ex-communists and others who converted from the political left are among those campaigning for far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in France's presidential election.