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There is now at least one white poppy outlet in nearly every city and large town in Britain, as well as many smaller towns.
The Peace Pledge Union have today launched this year's remembrance campaign, saying it is a vital time for the message behind white poppies.
The BBC says presenters may this year wear white poppies in the run-up to Remembrance Sunday if they choose to do so.
A clothing company has been accused of insulting the dead by selling T-shirts and hoodies that depict a red poppy as a gunshot wound in the chest.
The armed forces are facing calls to lose the ability to police themselves, after closing down all investigations into alleged war crimes in Iraq.
10 of the 290 young women who have joined the UK military this year have already reported being raped or sexually assaulted.
An arms fair in the Hampshire town of Farnborough yesterday was greeted by demonstrations outside the event and in the town.
Boris Johnson's recent military pact with the US and Australia will be challenged by protests at an arms fair in Farnborough today.
The Welsh government has sent officials to this week's London arms fair and funded an exhibition stand by an arms industry lobby group.
British pacifists have condemned the 'defence' pact announced by the governments of the UK, US and Australia, saying it will make the world less safe.