1777 American troops led by George Washington were defeated by the British at the Battle of Brandywine Creek, in the American War of Independence.
Neil Basu, the assistant Commissioner of the Metropolitan police force, said that the “relentless” reporting on extremist attacks could be encouraging terrorism.
1224 The Franciscans, founded in 1209 by St. Francis of Assisi, first arrived in England. They were originally called Grey Friars because of their grey 'habits'.
The Home Office has ended its contract with a company charged with the task of de-radicalising jihadi brides coming back from Syria. This is as a result of allegations that the owners bullied staff and made excessive profits.
1087 William the Conqueror died in Maine (France) from injuries he sustained after a fall from his horse.
Police attended a protest of some 150 parents and children who were demonstrating against a high school’s ‘gender neutral’ uniform.
On Wednesday the former Conservative Leader, Iain Duncan Smith, mentioned our case during the key debate on whether the Commons was going to be able to vote to deny a ‘No Deal’ Brexit.