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Victoria Cross recipient Dan Keighran to lead Anzac service in France

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
Victoria Cross recipient meets the Queen. Villers-Bretonneux: Corporal Daniel Keighran looks out over the patchwork yellow and green fields of the Somme, lying peaceful under scudding grey skies.

Bikers pay tribute to North East Victoria Cross winners

The Northern Echo (registration) - ‎Apr 18, 2016‎
... Darlington and Cleveland who won the Victoria Cross for their service. Branch organiser Andy Bridger, a former soldier from Howden-le-Wear, said: “We want to commemorate the people of Durham who have awarded the Victoria Cross for their courage.

Dozens view Victoria Cross

Otago Daily Times - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
Dozens of people filed through the doors of the North Otago Museum at the weekend to view the only Victoria Cross to be awarded to anyone from the Waitaki District.

Plaques honouring Victoria Cross, George Cross recipients to be placed along WA highways

ABC Online - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
Plaques which honour Western Australia's Victoria Cross and George Cross recipients will be placed at highway rest stops south of Perth.

Parents of Victoria Cross recipient honour their son ahead of Anzac Day

3AW - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Corporal Cameron Baird was 32 years old when he was killed while clearing a Taliban stronghold in Afghanistan. In February 2014, he was posthumously awarded Victoria Cross, the highest military honour in this country. His parents, Doug and Kaye, told ...

Lancaster wreckage pieced back together after 72 years

Lincolnshire Echo - ‎5 hours ago‎
"They also loved the story of Billy the Pigeon, who was awarded the Dicken Medal, the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross. "He was in a Hampden bomber from Waddington which crashed near the Dutch coast in 1942 after it was hit by flak. "The pilot ...
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Sexism. Bullying. A failed drugs test. Where will the scandal end? - ‎13 hours ago‎
It was only meant to be a chat about the Royal Bank of Canada V Series, an inter-company team pursuit challenge in the City that Shane Sutton had agreed to front.
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How Boris Johnson got me back on a bus - ‎14 hours ago‎
We were on our way to visit my twin sister Victoria, who two days earlier, had given birth to a baby boy. As we entered Mortlake ... Meanwhile, another team at Charing Cross Hospital worked for hours to graft new skin on to my injured leg. It would be ...

Your article: 'God's Finger Touched Him And He Slept'

Pocklington Post - ‎20 hours ago‎
For their gallantry at Le Cateau two KOYLI were awarded the Victoria Cross: Major C.A.L. Yate and Lance Corporal Frederick William Holmes.

175 new Army recruits take part in attestation parade

The Hindu - ‎9 hours ago‎
Naik Yeshwant Ghadge (Victoria Cross) Medal-Trophy and Col. R.D. Nikam Trophy for Overall Best Recruit were awarded to Pankaj Jagadale.

Replica Carne Cross given to South Korean war museum

BBC News - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
Other objects, including a replica of Col Carne's Victoria Cross, his original service dress uniform and a Webley revolver used in the battle, were given or lent to the new Museum of the Korean War in Busan.

Lord-lieutenant appoints six new deputies

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
The commemoration of Wymondham's Harry Daniels at the town's war memorial, Norfolk's first Victoria Cross hero of World War One.

BC teen killer Kelly Ellard seeks day parole 18 years after Reena Virk murder

680 News - ‎1 hour ago‎
VANCOUVER - Almost two decades since an ostracized 14-year-old was swarmed, viciously beaten and then callously drowned near a Victoria bridge, Reena Virk's most notorious killer is asking for release. Kelly Ellard was 15 years old in November 1997 ...

Puffing Billy runner beats steam train, again, in wet and windy conditions

The Age - ‎3 hours ago‎
She was the first woman to cross the finish line for the second year in a row at 49 minutes and four seconds. The train finished in 56 minutes and 20 seconds.

Soil from grave of WWI hero to be brought back to his village

Times of India - ‎13 hours ago‎
Chandigarh: 98 years after Risaldar Badlu Singh, recipient of the Victoria Cross, sacrificed his life in Palestine as a solider of the British Indian Army during World War-I, soil from his cemetery in Egypt will be brought to his native village in ...

Veteran Cogdon inspires Moors to play off win

The Northern Echo (registration) - ‎2 hours ago‎
Veteran Spennymoor striker Gavin Cogdon inspired Moors to their second promotion in three seasons when they beat Northwich Victoria in the First Division North play off final. Cogdon has scored some crucial goals in his decade at the Brewery Field, but ...
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Hartlepool United 0 Portsmouth 2

The Northern Echo (registration) - ‎16 hours ago‎
“That's the difference in this league, final ball, final ball they cross and pick men out and finish - we didn't.

Moors win play off to clinch second promotion in three years

The Northern Echo (registration) - ‎17 hours ago‎
Spennymoor clinched their second promotion in three seasons thanks to a goal in each half in the play off final against Northwich Victoria. Their matchwinner was veteran striker Gavin Cogdon, who gave the Northwich defence the run around in the first ...

What it's like to fall victim to the Mail Online's aggregation machine

New Statesman - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
McLelland's journalistic research extended to discovering the name of a Victoria Cross winner buried in one of the cemeteries - then getting it wrong.

Everything you need to know about the Asda Foundation Nottingham 10K

Nottingham Post - ‎20 hours ago‎
Starting in the Old Market Square, the course takes runners past Nottingham Castle, The Park estate, Victoria Embankment, the River Trent and canal, Meadow Lane, law courts, Fletcher Gate and Pelham Street before it finishes outside the Council House ...