The Foreign Desk

Explainer 140: Floral tributes

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7 November 2018

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Every year the Royal British Legion, a charity that supports members and veterans of the British armed forces, raises money by selling poppies in remembrance of those who have died during service. Andrew Mueller explores how a well-meaning charity fundraiser has become yet another frontline in the 21st century’s culture wars.

7 November 2018

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