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BRITAIN magazine

Prince George’s birthday wishlist

As Prince George celebrates his first birthday, here’s our guide to some quintessential British gifts – perfect for the third in line to the throne…

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Charles Lees, The Golfers

The history of golf in Scotland

With golf’s Ryder Cup coming to Scotland in 2014, and a new exhibition at the Scottish National Gallery, BRITAIN looks at the history of this most ancient of sports…

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Discover what happened to your family in WWI

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission has released 300,000 documents relating to Armed Forces members killed in the First World War, helping you finally solve family mysteries…

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WWII Greece Athens Liberated

Reader’s letter: “my experience in the SBS during WWII”

BRITAIN magazine reader and ex-sergeant in the Special Boat Service Richard Holmes shares his experiences of the Second World War.

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Peak District, Yorkshire. Credit: Loop Images/Alamy

Watch the Tour de France this weekend

The Grand Depart of the Tour de France 2014 will set off from Leeds tomorrow. Here’s our guide to getting your track-side spot.

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BRITAIN magazine

BRITAIN’s top 10 quirkiest events

Britain is home to lots of eccentric traditions. Many of Britain’s plethora of peculiar events reflect a desire for nostalgia and some are taken very seriously indeed. Here we round up 10 of the best… Read More »