First World War
Who was George V? Why did he change the Royal Family’s name?
King George V promoted the reach of the British Empire and encouraged the idea of a coalition between the three major political parties. He ruled from 1910-1936
A sea of poppies at the Tower of London to mark WWI
Thousands of ceramic poppies have been planted at the Tower of London to mark the centenary of the First World War – and you can be part of this impressive art installation.
Britain to turn out lights for centenary of First World War
With the centenary of the First World War approaching, Britons are being urged to turn their lights out on 4 August – 100 years since Britain declared war on Germany