British prisoners of war during the First World War established and ran their own cinemas while held captive by the Germans – even watching films regularly with their captors, new research shows.
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A Victoria Cross (VC) awarded to an Irish soldier who served with the Australian army during the First World War has been loaned to the National Museum of Ireland.
Schools in Moray to be listed on First World War time capsule to be opened on 200th anniversary of conflict
The names of three Moray schools will be recorded on a time capsule, celebrating their commemorations to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War.
A special service took place at a First World War memorial tree, 100 years to the day since it was originally planted.
A pipe band formed to commemorate the sacrifice of Scottish soldiers in northern France will perform a poignant tribute in Deeside next month.
An Aberdeen academic will mark the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Versailles by telling the story of a north-east granite cutter who helped broker the agreement.
A service has been held in waters off Orkney to mark 100 years since the scuttling of more than 50 German ships after seven months of incarceration.
A service will be held in waters near Orkney to mark 100 years since the scuttling of more than 50 German ships after seven months of incarceration.
One of Aberdeen's oldest buildings has organised a poignant memorial to those who fell in wars in the 20th century and those who continue to carry out military service in the 21st.
A new exhibition will shed light on the little-known story of a Scottish distillery that was taken over by the US Navy during the First World War.
A garden, dedicated to the memory of First World War heroes who served on floating hospitals, has been officially opened in Edinburgh.
The families of two young British privates killed in the First World War have finally seen them laid to rest more than 100 years later.
A celebrated Speyside poet who wrote about the wartime loss and suffering of her community has been remembered in her hometown.
A plaque will be unveiled in a Speyside community tonight to remember a legendary poet.
A group of Aberdeen teenagers will travel abroad to lay a wreath in honour of the young Dons players who died during World War I.
Steven Spielberg has been granted permission to film scenes for a new war movie in Glasgow.
Life was grim for the legions of young soldiers who sustained injuries during the Great War.
The Government is blocking the export of a multimillion-pound painting by American artist John Singer Sargent.
Stonehaven residents have been encouraged to dig out any artefacts, photos or letters that relate to the First World War.
It was a deliberate act of destruction that transformed a quiet part of Scotland into the world’s biggest naval graveyard.
The people of the north-east are being invited to take part in a nationwide campaign to preserve memories of the First World War.
A new exhibition has opened at a city museum giving visitors an insight into the harrowing lives of soldiers during the First World War.
Keeping Faith star Eve Myles has been honoured by the BBC for her work on a radio drama exploring the emotional and physical challenges of late-pregnancy termination.
Bart van Es has won the Costa Book Of The Year Award for his “incredibly important” account of family bonds and Holocaust trauma, The Cut Out Girl.
One wouldn’t normally associate military men with being skilled in the art of embroidery.
Two north-east parks could be permanently protected because of their links with the First World War.
On November 11 1918, the 5th Battalion of the Gordon Highlanders liberated the town of Chièvres in Belgium and were given a resounding welcome from citizens.
We all know of the carnage in the trenches of the First World War, but civilian life had been disrupted too, with many working long hours in dirty conditions or in dangerous munitions factories.
A play marking the centenary of the First World War will be performed in Aberdeen on Sunday.
Great Britain has in recent days, displayed a remarkable degree of unity.
A special concert for peace will be held in Aberdeen tomorrow following Remembrance Day services over the weekend.
The north and north-east was almost entirely spared any direct physical damage – beyond an “extraordinary and disgraceful” U-boat shelling that damaged St Kilda’s church and a rogue raid by a possibly lost Zeppelin which left craters in an Insch field and shattered several windows of a nearby castle.