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Neil Oliver’s sceptred isle

November 10 2018

As Neil Oliver prepares to share his love of the British Isles with Scottish audiences, he tells Caroline Lindsay about some of the places where the spirit of the past seems to linger.

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Remembrance: Lest we forget – commemorating Armistice

November 10 2018

Remembrance, inexorably linked with the annual commemoration of Armistice and the red Flanders poppy, is still an integral part of our national character. Poignant sentiments expressed in November 1918 are, for so many, similarly relevant today.

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Remembrance: Lest we forget the Battle of the Somme

November 8 2018

As our series of excerpts from The Courier’s book A Scottish soldier’s story continues, we look at the Battle of the Somme. Early on the morning of July 1 1916, whistles were blown to signal the start of the bloodiest day in the history of the British Army. Men across Courier Country made the ultimate sacrifice.

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Remembrance: Lest we forget – the horror of the Battle of Loos

November 7 2018

On the morning of September 25 1915, long lines of khaki-clad British infantry advanced on heavily defended German positions in and around Loos, a small coalmining town in the heart of the industrial area of north-east France, says Dr Derek Patrick, University of St Andrews.

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