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Reunion reception for Victoria Cross and George Cross Association holders at St James’s Palace

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall pose for a formal photograph at a reunion reception for Victoria Cross and George Cross Association holders at St James’s Palace on September 9, 2008 in London, England

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The sun sets on VC winner Pun

KATHMANDU, APR 21 – Tul Bahadur Pun, 89, who was honoured with the Victoria Cross (VC) (the highest honour given to the British soldiers) for his bravery during the World War II in Burma, passed away at his ancestral home […]

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Joanna Lumley’s one-woman crusade

THIS week Joanna Lumley is campaigning for the Gurkhas. After trying to free Tibet, save the orangutan, help the elderly and end animal cruelty, why has the actress become a one-woman protest pin-up?

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Gurkha, 87, who won the VC returns war medals to Downing Street after being refused free hospital care

A Gurkha awarded the highest military award for gallantry in the face of the enemy was at the forefront of a demonstration today to promote the rights of more than 2,000 of the soldiers to stay in Britain.

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