Chris Bond: In memory of the war’s forgotten heroes of Dunkirk
On June 4, 1940, as the last of the exhausted soldiers arrived in England from Dunkirk following a dramatic and fraught 10-day evacuation, Winston Churchill, who had been Prime Minister for less than a month, stood up in the House of Commons and gave a moving speech in which he gave thanks for what he described as the “miracle of deliverance” from Dunkirk.
Neil McNicholas: All of us can do more to help conquer hatred
FOLLOWING this week’s appalling incident outside a mosque in Finsbury Park, London, Brendan Cox, husband of the murdered MP Jo Cox, said: “Anger is a very legitimate human response; we shouldn’t tell people not to be angry.”
Jayne Dowle: Why I feel London’s pain and fear for all our futures despite the Queen’s reassuring leadership
I LIVED in London for 14 years. I still visit the capital, and skirt its sprawling outskirts to see family in Kent and Surrey. I remember the sheer energy of the West End and the beauty of the River Thames and exactly where to stand on the Tube.
Military personnel think financial services are not to be trusted
Just 4 per cent of military personnel in Yorkshire think that UK financial services are reliable or trustworthy and 38 per cent feel that insurers do not understand their specific military needs.