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Saturday, 8 May 2010
VE Day + 65 years
As the politicians discuss the possibilities for forming a government, VE Day offers a timely reminder of the value of democracy and the fact that it was never given to us easily and must never be taken for granted.
Winston Churchill on 8th May 1945 going to the House of Commons.