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White poppy wreaths

Wreaths of white poppy are being laid around Britain, ahead of the online Alternative Remembrance Ceremony at noon on Sunday.

White poppy seller at Dalston Junction railway station in London

Sales of white poppies are only slightly lower than last year, despite the closure of shops and places of worship due to lockdown.

UK soldiers in training

The Peace Pledge Union has encouraged MPs to throw out the Overseas Operations Bill when it faces its final vote in the Commons this evening.

Packs of white poppies

In an apparent shift in position, the BBC has said that their staff may wear a remembrance poppy "of any colour" in the run-up to Remembrance Day. 

Sign reading "Five years of war in Yemen made in the UK"

The Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) has launched a legal challenge against the renewal of British arms sales to the Saudi regime.

Welsh-language white poppies and leaflets

The Peace Pledge Union is for the first time making Welsh-language white poppies available to order online.

ICAN supporters celebrating and holding up placards

50 states have ratified the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, putting nuclear-armed states on the wrong side of international law.

Boris Johnson with British armed forces leaders

Despite underfunded health and social care services, the UK still has the second highest military spending of all 29 countries in NATO.

White poppy wreaths

The Peace Pledge Union has said that Remembrance Day risks being a 'festival of forgetting' if we ignore Yemen and other current wars.

Houses of Parliament

The director-general of the Royal British Legion has become the latest public figure to criticise the Overseas Operations Bill.

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