Soldiers of the 5th London Rifle Brigade with German Saxon regimental troops at Ploegsteert Wood during the Christmas Truce in 1914. Photograph:  Popperfoto/Getty Images

On the Western Front on December 24th 1914, thousands of soldiers from the British Expeditionary Forces, which included men from all parts of the i(...)

 Orangemen and women march at Saturday’s  pro-union parade in Edinburgh. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

David Cameron brewed a coffee and watched as the Orange Order’s 15,000-strong march passed by on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh.Neither Cameron nor his c(...)