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White poppy wreath

The Co-Leader of the Green Party of England and Wales has given his backing to this year's white poppy campaign. Jonathan Bartley says he will wear a white poppy while carrying out his party leadership duties during the run-up to Remembrance Sunday. 

Rev Matthew Harbage wearing a white poppy

From today, churches that want to sell white poppies will be able to order a special White Poppies for Churches pack. 

Sign welcoming visitors to North Waltham

Residents of a town in East Anglia have held an event with representatives of their twin town in Germany to remember both British and German people who died in the First World War. 

The Norfolk town of North Walsham is twinned with Friesendred in Bavaria. 

White poppy on St John Ambulance uniform

The Peace Pledge Union (PPU) has praised St John Ambulance for a change in their rules that will allow workers to wear white poppies in the run-up to Remembrance Sunday.

The Peace Pledge Union (PPU) has expressed support for students in Cambridge who called for remembrance for victims of war of all nationalities on Remembrance Day.

British soldiers in training

The army has been accused of pouring taxpayers' money into despearte and wasteful recruitment efforts, following news of £10,000 "golden hellos" to persuade former soldiers to re-enlist.

Ministry of Defence

The army have been accused of coming up with their most absurd excuse yet for their recruitment problems after suggesting that changing rules on facial hair will lead to more recruits. 

Cadets marching in Llandudno

The leak of an internal document from Conservative Party conference reveals that the party expects to be accused of "militarising children" with their policy of multiplying the number of cadet forces in state schools.

US-led coalition bomb exploding in Syria

The Peace Pledge Union (PPU) has accused Gavin Williamson of making dangerously inaccurate comments at the Conservative Party conference today. 

Collateral Damage installation at Friends House

Hundreds of people around Britian are contributing to the production of handmade textile white poppies - many of them knitted - to remember particular victims of war. 

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