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Many who helped end World War I will never be celebrated

Many who helped end World War I will never be celebrated

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Queen Elizabeth used her annual Christmas Day broadcast on Thursday to advocate reconciliation, especially in Scotland where an unsuccessful independence referendum earlier this year polarized public opinion. Channeling the spirit of a brief World War One Christmas truce between British and German soldiers 100 years ago, the 88-year-old monarch held the historic moment out as an example of how irreconcilable differences can sometimes be bridged. "Of course, ...

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Queen Elizabeth used her annual Christmas Day broadcast on Thursday to advocate reconciliation, especially in Scotland where an unsuccessful independence referendum earlier this year polarized public opinion. Channeling the spirit of a brief World War One Christmas truce between British and German soldiers 100 years ago, the 88-year-old monarch held the historic moment out as an example of how irreconcilable differences can sometimes be bridged. "Of course, ...

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A vintage colour illustration titled 'Christmas in the Field' showing happy German soldiers smoking, drinking and playing the accordion around a Christmas tree in the trenches, c1915, the year after the Christmas truce. (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)truce 'confuses understanding' of first world war

A vintage colour illustration titled 'Christmas in the Field' showing happy German soldiers smoking, drinking and playing the accordion around a Christmas tree in the trenches, c1915, the year after the Christmas truce. (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)truce 'confuses understanding' of first world war

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Pato de borracha gigante invade porto de Sidney - Mundo - iG

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Her engagement ring, which belonged to Charles’s grandmother, Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother

Duchess of Dazzle: How Camilla's amassed a treasure trove of jewels

Her engagement ring, which belonged to Charles’s grandmother, Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother

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Supermodel Gigi Hadid Does Los Angeles Like You’ve Never Seen Before | Vogue - YouTube

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