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Remembrance day News

Ex-soldier loses welfare benefits for selling Remembrance poppies

A British Army veteran has had his welfare benefits cut for selling poppies for the Royal British Legion instead of looking for work.

News anchor target of racist, sexist abuse for not wearing poppy

Charlene White, a UK news anchor for ITV News, has received racist and sexist abuse from members of the public for her decision not to wear a Remembrance poppy on screen,

Armistice Day commemoration in Paris disrupted by protesters

Paris - France’s President Hollande was heckled and booed by demonstrators, Monday, as his motorcade passed down the Champs-Elysées in Paris heading to France’s main Armistice Day commemoration at one of Paris’ major landmarks, the Arc de Triomphe.

In Photos: Remembering Canada's forgotten man on Remembrance Day Special

Toronto - On the north lawn of Queen's Park in Toronto, hundreds gathered to pay tribute and honour Canada's forgotten men and women, who lost their lives fighting in the wars and many battles since World War I.

Op-Ed: Canada has no national holiday for Remembrance Day — but should Special

It may surprise Canadians, and other nationals, to learn that Canada does not have a National Remembrance Day. Most provinces in the country have a statutory holiday for the day but 3 do not and nationally there's no holiday.

Israel honors terror victims in ceremony on Mount Herzl

Jerusalem - Israelis mark remembrance day with a ceremony on Jerusalem's Mount Herzl, and Prime Minister Netanyahu shared his personal grief over a slain brother.

Jerusalem stage collapse kills 1 and injures 5

Jerusalem - Ahead of a service to honor victims of terrorism and fallen soldiers, a stage collapse kills a 20-year-old woman in Jerusalem and the incident is now under investigation.

Op-Ed: Remembering stories of war and fear from the other side Special

Every year on November 11 many nations in the world pause to remember the horrors of the many past wars that their grandfathers, fathers, sisters, brothers, and children have served through, and which took the lives of untold millions.

Remembering the fallen on Remembrance Sunday across Hertfordshire Special

Across the villages, market towns and new towns across Hertfordshire several thousand people stopped to observe the memory of those who died since the cannons stopped firing and hostilities ended in 1918, the ending of World War I.

Ontario officials honour the sacrifice made by Canada's veterans Special

Toronto - Thousands gathered at Queen's Park to honour the millions who have sacrificed their lives to serve their country in the midst of war, international conflicts and peacekeeping missions. Ontario officials thanked the nation's veterans on Remembrance Day.

Remembrance service held at Camp Bastion

Around the world today services were held to remember those who have died serving their country in all wars since the First World War. A service was also held at Camp Bastion in Afghanistan.

A day of Remembrance in Nova Scotia Special

Winds were high and rain was heavy but a large crowd turned up to mark Remembrance Day during an indoor ceremony in one Nova Scotia community.

Remembrance Day events honour fallen soldiers around the world

Today millions of people around the world are offering a tribute to veterans and soldiers who lost their lives to war. On the 11th hour of the 11th minute, participants will take a moment of silence to honour fallen soldiers.

Oakville remembers: November 11, 2011 Special

Oakville - If the walls of the Oakville Museum could speak, passers-by would uncover a very special story about the town's service men and women on Remembrance Day. To honour the community's veterans, the museum is home to a unique exhibit.

Remembering Fort York in Toronto on Remembrance Day

Toronto - Remembrance Day is the day we honour those who gave their lives in order for the rest of their country men would be free during World War 1.

Muslim group planning anti-Armistice Day protest banned in UK

Muslims Against Crusades, a group which burned poppies and shouted during Armistice Day ceremonies in 2010, and had protests planned for this year, has been banned.

FIFA allows England to wear poppy on black armband for Spain tie

FIFA has been forced into a compromise over their ban on the wearing of an embroidered poppy on the team shirt during this Saturday's football friendly match against Spain.

Stores remain open in Lyon on Remembrance Day Special

As an exception, the City of Lyon authorized shopping centres and stores in Lyon to remain open on Remembrance Day, citing economic reasons and consumer demand.

Remembrance Day ceremony honours 'the homeless veteran' Special

Toronto - Millions of people are remembering and honouring the fallen Canadian soldiers and those who have died in combat. However, one particular group is commemorating a group of veterans who have been ignored.

Remembrance Day: Lest we forget, thousands honour the fallen Special

Toronto - Thousands gathered at Old City Hall in Toronto to remember and honour those who have perished during their fight in the numerous wars and those who still fight in the Canadian military forces.

The world pauses to remember fallen soldiers

Depending where you live in the world, today is an important day for veterans and soldiers. As Remembrance Day is celebrated around the globe, millions are stopping in a moment of silence to remember fallen soldiers.

Survey tests Canadians knowledge of wars before Remembrance Day

When asked in an online survey younger Canadians knowledge of the First and Second World Wars is lacking compared to that of the current conflict in Afghanistan.

63 people wounded during stampede in Amsterdam

Amsterdam - Remembrance Day ceremonies in the Netherlands were interrupted today after someone in the crowd yelled "bomb" during two minutes of silence. The chaos resulted in a stampede that saw 63 people wounded, many suffering from broken legs.

Poll: Remembrance Day silence should be mandatory

A new poll conducted by Ipsos Reid suggests that 70 per cent of Canadians feel that two minutes of silence on Remembrance Day should be compulsory.

All ages attend Remembrance Day ceremony in New Westminster, BC Special

I went to the Remembrance Day service in front of City Hall in New Westminster, British Columbia on Nov. 11, 2009. There seemed to be about 1,000 people in attendance with all age groups well represented.

Remembrance Day at Old City Hall in Toronto Special

On the 11th day of the 11th month, Torontonians gathered at Old City Hall to remember the fallen and pay tribute to the 120,000 Canadians who have lost their lives.

First Nations veterans still fighting for benefits & compensation

The Assembly of First Nations marked Remembrance Day by laying wreaths for First Nations veterans who participated in World Wars I and II, and the Korean war.

South Africa Remembers Dead Of All Wars, On All Sides Special

South Africa has remembered its war dead with wreath-laying ceremonies marking Armistice Day, also known as “Poppy Day,” in Pretoria, Johannesburg and Cape Town.

Final Presidential Debate Protester-Veterans Face 15 Separate Trial Dates For Action

In a follow up to the arrest of the Iraq Vets protest at the final Presidential Debate,reporter Stephen Dohnberg talks with member Sgt Chiroux about the charges faced,support they are receiving,tactics of the Nassau County Police, and Sgt Morgan's injury.

Op Ed: Lest We Forget

In Canada, today is Remembrance Day every year on November 11, Canadians pause in a silent moment of remembrance for the men and women who have served, and continue to serve our country during times of war, conflict and peace.
 

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A bugler from 2nd Battalion The Rifles playing during the Armistice Day service held at Camp Bastion...
A bugler from 2nd Battalion The Rifles playing during the Armistice Day service held at Camp Bastion in Afghanistan
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A cadet and a war veteran salute after laying a wreath.
A cadet and a war veteran salute after laying a wreath.
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Members of Parliament Olivia Chow and Rosario Marchese
Members of Parliament Olivia Chow and Rosario Marchese
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National Cemetery, Verdun, France.
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Remembrance Day ceremony taking place at the north lawn of Queen s Park in Toronto.
Remembrance Day ceremony taking place at the north lawn of Queen's Park in Toronto.
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Toronto s Fort York was a British fort that was attacked during the War of 1812 by the U.S.
Toronto's Fort York was a British fort that was attacked during the War of 1812 by the U.S.
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A couple laying a wreath in front of the Veterans' Memorial at Queen's Park.
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Local vendor selling red-and-white national colours at Krakowskie Przedmiescie Street, Warsaw, Poland.
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Ontario cabinet secretary  Shelly Jamieson
Ontario cabinet secretary, Shelly Jamieson
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Remembrance Day ceremony taking place at the north lawn of Queen s Park in Toronto.
Remembrance Day ceremony taking place at the north lawn of Queen's Park in Toronto.
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Toronto s Fort York was a British fort that was attacked during the War of 1812 by the U.S.
Toronto's Fort York was a British fort that was attacked during the War of 1812 by the U.S.
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Remembrance Day ceremony taking place at the north lawn of Queen s Park in Toronto.
Remembrance Day ceremony taking place at the north lawn of Queen's Park in Toronto.
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Veterans salute after laying a wreath.
Veterans salute after laying a wreath.
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Remembrance Day ceremony taking place at the north lawn of Queen s Park in Toronto.
Remembrance Day ceremony taking place at the north lawn of Queen's Park in Toronto.
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Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty speaking with a distinguished guest at the Remembrance Day ceremony ...
Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty speaking with a distinguished guest at the Remembrance Day ceremony at Queen's Park.
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my dad s service medals from WWII (somewhat tarnished)
my dad's service medals from WWII (somewhat tarnished)
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