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‘A matter of life and death’: How newspapers reacted to UK lockdown

Daily Mail declares state of ‘house arrest’, while Daily Telegraph bemoans the ‘end of freedom’

The story behind Sam Mendes’s ambitious First World War drama 1917

The immersive experience, seemingly filmed in just two takes, is a tribute to the newly knighted director’s war hero grandfather – Sam Mendes explains to Kyle Buchanan how he pulled it off

Mustard gas leaking from vast underwater WW1 weapons dump in North Sea

TNT has also spilled from two-mile wide munitions site where 35,000 tonnes of unexploded bombs, shells and grenades were buried

What is Anzac Day and how is it observed?

Troops who gave their lives at Gallipoli and in other conflicts across the globe mourned on 25 April every year

We should be wearing a Khadi poppy to commemorate Indian soldiers

The scale and significance of the British Indian Army cannot be underestimated – their sacrifice helped sow the seeds for a peace and harmony that we enjoy today and must uphold and celebrate together 

Trump condemned for skipping memorial visit to a US cemetery

Former US secretary of state and Sir Winton Churchill’s grandson condemn president as comparisons made with Obama's 2009 visit to cemetery 

Proms at the Roundhouse, review: New works commemorate WWI

London Sinfonietta strain every sinew to deliver four demanding new works, as well as three great war memorials in sound from Charles Ives, Stravinsky and Messiaen

Prom 1, review: Five Telegrams is an extraordinary new work

A new piece inspired by multiple-choice telegrams sent home by First World War soldiers is wildly ambitious, but distracting visuals from 59 Productions hamper its effect