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Football widow refuses to wear black armband

A Liverpool football widow has caused outrage by refusing to wear a black armband in her husband’s match day absences.

Despite demands from Liverpool FC manager Brendan Rodgers and senior club officials, Mrs Doris Whittaker 69, has steadfastly refused to comply with requests to show respect for other football widows throughout the UK. Mrs Whittaker was given the armband during a Saturday afternoon shopping trip to Tesco where other football widows sported the armbands with pride.

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Posted: Nov 8th, 2012
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BBC to broadcast ‘no poppy’ warnings

The BBC is to warn viewers when anyone not wearing a poppy is about to appear on BBC television channels.

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Posted: Nov 5th, 2012
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Queen leads Nation in remembering the financial fallen

all credit to themIn an act of remembrance marking 25 years since the Big Bang, the Queen, members of the Royal Family and political leaders gathered at Canary Wharf to lead the Nation’s mourning for the financial casualties of that turbulent period of recent history.

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Posted: Nov 10th, 2011
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