World War I

Informa and UBM rekindle merger talks to create £9bn trade show giant

Nearly a decade after a merger attempt collapsed, the trade show organisers Informa and UBM are again in talks about a combination, investors were told this evening.<p>The pair were forced to reveal their rekindled romance at the end of trading on the stock exchange, after rumours filtered through the …

World War One medals donated to Bury museum after being bought on eBay

MEDALS dating back to World War One have been donated to the Bury Fusilier Museum.<p>Three medals, nicknamed Pip Squeak and Wilfred, have been donated …

Manchester

Restored Burrard Bridge lamps honouring World War One soldiers to be re-lit

Lights installed on Burrard Bridge as a memorial to World War One and the sacrifices made by Canadian soldiers have been restored and will be re-lit …

20th Century

Police appeal after First World War memorial is vandalised

Police are appealing for information after a First World War memorial has been left smashed.<p>Officers received reports that a war memorial at Celynen …

News (Wales)

Three Letter 'I' Words

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20th Century

13 dead in US rains, mudslide

At least 13 persons are dead amid “waist-deep” mudslides in US’ southern California, where heavy rains triggered flooding, an official said.<p>Some 163 …

Rob Lowe

In Conversation III: Touring the Battlefields of Canada’s First World War

By Sarah Glassford and Ady King <b>Preamble</b>This post is the product of a Q&A email exchange between Ady King, a Grade 11 student from Fredericton, New …

Military History

Pope urges efforts to rebuild trust in North Korea, Syria

Pope Francis urged concerted international efforts on Monday to rebuild trust on the Korean peninsula and in Syria, using his annual foreign policy …

North Korea

30 captivating vintage photographs of Suffragettes in London

ES Lifestyle Newsletter<p>In an age where presidents allegedly talk about "grabby women by the p**sy", the fight for women's rights is still very much …

Feminism

FACT: Germany Could Have Won World War One If It Had Done This

And the world would be a very different place. <i>Was it worth it? The all-out U-boat offensive did sink 880,000 tons of shipping in April 1917 alone and</i> …

Military History

Maps link WWI anxieties to climate's effect on kelp - Futurity

WWI-era Germany, the USDA, fertilizer, and some maps combine to tell a relatively rare positive story about ecology in the time of climate change.

Environment

Charlotte is most popular girls name as parents inspired by princess

Charlotte is Telegraph Readers’ most popular baby girl’s name, as new parents follow the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s lead.<p>Matilda tied with Charlotte as the name appearing most often in the Daily Telegraph’s Births Announcements, as readers opted not to follow the national trend of naming their …

Royal Family

Review of WW1 Centenary year 2017

Centenary News looks back, in pictures, at some of many events in 2017 commemorating the 100th anniversary of the First World War.<p>February<p>More than …

Remembrance Day

1917: The world at war

App PlayerThursday 28th December 2017Subtitle: Professor David Stevenson discusses some of the key events in one of the most pivotal years of …

History

One of Britain’s last remaining World War One ships is saved after battle to secure funding

One of Britain’s last remaining World War One ships has been saved after a battle to secure funds for vital repair work.<p>HMS President, the last preserved submarine hunter, will celebrate 100 years of service in the final centenary year of the country’s wartime commemorations.<p>But those celebrations …

Military History

The Christmas Truce of World War I

By Christmas Eve, the German side of the Front was radiant with glowing Tannenbeume – small Christmas trees set up, sometimes under fire, by troops …

Military History

The incredible true story of when WWI stopped for enemy armies to celebrate Christmas together

Wikimedia commonsAn artist’s impression from The Illustrated London News of 9 January 1915 of what the Christmas truce looked like. It is titled …

Military History

We finally know what happened to Australian sailors who vanished into a fog during the First World War

Just minutes after crew members aboard the Australian submarine signaled about diminishing visibility, the vessel disappeared into the fog.<p>During …

Military History

Australian WW1-era submarine found after 13th search mission

It's taken 103 years of searching but the wreck of Australia's first naval submarine has been found.<p>The HMAS AE-1 was the first Allied submarine lost in World War One.

Australia’s first sub, lost during WWI, finally found

<b>By Lindsey Bever | Washington Post</b><p>Just minutes after crew members aboard the Australian submarine signaled about diminishing visibility, the vessel …

Australian Defence Force

A World War 1 Submarine Lost for More Than 100 Years Was Just Rediscovered

(SYDNEY) — One of Australia’s oldest naval mysteries has been solved after the discovery of the wreck of the country’s first submarine more than 103 …

World News

Timescope VR kiosk sends memorial visitors back to WWI trenches

Timescope has been rolling out its virtual reality kiosks in its native France since 2016, and currently has 15 kiosks in operation. Users can …

20th Century

Royal Australian Navy submarine found after 100 years in Papua New Guinea

The wreck of Australia's first submarine HMAS AE1 has been found more than 103 years after it disappeared.<p>A fresh search to find the vessel that only …

Australian News

Mystery solved as Australia finds submarine wreckage after 103 years

HMAS AE1 vanished off the New Guinean island of New Britain on 14 September 1914, with 35 crew on board from Australia, New Zealand and Britain.<p>It …

Australian Defence Force

Wreckage of Australia’s first-ever submarine found more than 103 years after it disappeared in WWI

ES News Email<p>The wreckage of Australia’s first-ever submarine has been found more than 103 years after its disappearance in the First World War.<p>The …

Australian Defence Force

Mystery solved as Australian submarine is found after 103 years

One of Australia's oldest naval mysteries has been solved after the discovery of the wreck of the country's first submarine - more than 103 years …

News (Ireland)

Understanding the 1914 Christmas Truce

<b>They say they are not going to fire again if we don’t but of course we must and shall do, but it doesn’t seem right to be killing each other at Xmas</b> …

Military History

Australian submarine found after going missing 103 years ago

SYDNEY, Australia - One of Australia's oldest naval mysteries has been solved after the discovery of the wreck of the country's first submarine more …

Australian Defence Force

World War One Rules Set Now Available in English

I studied WWI a lot back when I was getting my degree. I find that conflict fascinating, and it really was the foundation for everything that …

20th Century

Doctor Who fans given sneak peek of Christmas special

Doctor Who fans could barely contain their excitement as the show unveiled a sneak peek at the Christmas special.<p>A one-minute clip from Twice Upon A …

TV Series