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Sunday | Louth Leader

Louth school commemorates the centenary of the First World War

Students at Cordeaux Academy spent an inspiring week learning about the First World War last week, in commemoration of the centenary.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Independent

The First World War in the words of the men who fought it:...

Ten years ago, Max Arthur interviewed the last 21 British veterans of the Great War, the oldest of which was 109.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

This is Oxfordshire

Making a worldwide drive to honour Thame's Fallen

The steering group for Thame Remembers, from left, David Bretherton, Patsy Baker, Mike Dyer and Ian Jones with one of the crosses to honour the town's Fallen GRAVES and memorials of soldiers from Thame across the world will be honoured with a distinctive cross to mark the centenary of the First World War.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

5 things about the Tour de France 5th stage

To mark the centenary of the start of World War I, the Tour was routed especially to pass notable battlefields.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Bromsgrove Standard

Bromsgrove young people visit WWI battlefields

The group of 47 students and seven staff members stayed in Ypres and visited important sites and Commonwealth war cemeteries around the region and in the Somme.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

New Statesman

The NS First World War poems: Edward Thomas and Robert Graves

"No one cares less than I, Nobody knows but God Whether I am destined to lie Under a foreign clod," Were the words I made to the bugle call in the morning.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Tour de France marks World War I centennial

In this June 17, 2014, a bicycle from 1912 stands against a plaque listing the names of Belgian cyclists who died during World War I at the WielerMuseum in Roeselare, Belgium.

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WTOP-FM Washington

Tour de France marks World War I centennial

Before sunrise on June 28, 1914, a pack of cyclists set off from Paris on the 12th Tour de France.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

Sunday Herald

Healthy option

A reader on a Glasgow bus heard a young chap discuss his new girlfriend with his pal, and express his concern that she maybe went to tanning salons a bit too often.

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Related Topix: Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom, France

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