On Monday I did something I had been meaning to do not quite for as long as I can remember, but for a long time. I drove to Stonehaven to walk to the memorial to the dead of the First World War and the Second World War, which sits atop the Black Hill overlooking the town.
Second World War
An unexploded Second World War bomb found in the River Thames will not be detonated until weather conditions make it safe to do so.
Royal Navy bomb disposal experts will be working overnight to neutralise an unexploded, 500kg Second World War bomb found near London City Airport on Sunday.
Police and Royal Navy teams will work through the night to transport the “powerful” 500kg Second World War bomb which has disrupted dozens of flights at London City Airport.
Work is under way to remove a 500kg German Second World War bomb which has led to the cancellation of more than 100 flights and caused homes to be evacuated.
A council is going door-to-door trying to persuade local residents to evacuate their homes before work begins on removing an unexploded Second World War bomb.
A Second World War ordnance has been discovered in the River Thames.
An adviser to Poland’s president has criticised Israel’s opposition to a law criminalising some statements about Polish actions in the Second World War.
Poland’s president Andrzej Duda has said he will sign legislation that outlaws blaming Poland as a nation for Holocaust crimes committed by Nazi Germany, defying criticism from Israel and a warning from the US.
A “heroic” US Army dog who met wartime prime minister Winston Churchill during his military duties in the Second World War has been posthumously awarded the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross.