Mail’s readers deserve medals! One father’s verdict as children rejoice at Mail Force laptops 

Grateful families receiving the latest Mail Force laptops thanked Daily Mail readers for their ‘unbelievable generosity’ – with one father adding: ‘They deserve medals’. The computers will enable youngsters to avoid having to share devices with their siblings and parents, putting an end to some family tensions. For some, they will no longer have to … Read more

Secret medals of CIA spy that he had to keep hidden in a picture frame for decades go up for auction

The secret medals of a CIA spy who managed to smuggle a Soviet MiG fighter jet into the US during the Cold War have been put up for action after they were hidden in a picture frame for decades.   CIA officer Jim Fees masterminded the covert acquisition of the MiG-23MS Flogger fighter jet in September … Read more

Troops get back the medals they lost for being gay

Troops get back the medals they lost for being gay: Former soldiers who were stripped of their honours will have them returned following legal battle Ministry of Defence to restore medals of those discharged because of sexuality Made decision after being taken to High Court by former sailor Joe Ousalice, 70 Served as radio operator … Read more

Army veteran, 99, will wear his World War Two medals for first time after they were restored

A 99-year-old veteran who enlisted as a teenager has been surprised with a repaired set of his Second World War medals, allowing him to wear them for the first time. ‘Humble’ Ken Batt, of Loughton, Essex, had never worn the awards he received while serving with the Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry during the conflict. But thanks … Read more

Olympic medals are easier to win in the afternoon

Olympic medals are easier to win in the afternoon: Peak physical performance is around 5pm and body clock can make the difference between winning and losing Researchers studied 144 swimmers who competed at four Olympic Games  All swam in the heats, semis and finals which were scheduled for various times Data shows body clock leads … Read more

India and Russia both get gold medals at chess championship

India and Russia both get gold medals at chess championship after two Indian players lose their internet connection in final Nihal Sarin, 16, and Divya Deshmukh, 14, fell victim to ‘global internet outage’  They were one of 160 countries competing in  the Chess Olympiad held online They were forced to forfeit after loosing connection, but India … Read more

Remarkable exploits of WWII bomber who survived 41 air raids revealed as medals go on sale 

The remarkable exploits of a hero Bomber Command navigator can be revealed after his medals and logbooks emerged for sale. Flight Lieutenant Alan Forsdike took part in 41 operations during the Second World War including raids all over Germany. He directed his Halifax bomber on missions over Berlin, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Essen, Dusseldorf, Monchengladbach, Leverkusen and … Read more

Prince Charles shows off THIRTEEN medals as he leads tributes to ‘forgotten heroes’ on VJ Day

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall yesterday led the nation as it marked the 75th anniversary of VJ Day – when the Second World War ended with victory over Japan.  As veterans in their 90s looked on, the Royal couple laid poppy posies and wreathes at the Kwai Railway Memorial at the National Memorial … Read more

Remarkable tale of First World War hero who led daring prison break emerges as his medals go on sale

The bravery medals of a hero submarine commander who made one of World War One’s most daring escapes are being sold by his family for £18,000. Captain Sir Archibald Cochrane sank numerous enemy vessels before he was captured during the Gallipoli campaign in 1915. He was part of a group of officers who broke out … Read more

Will AFL WAGs will miss out on their big night? Brownlow Medals looks to cancel the red carpet

Will AFL WAGs will miss out on their big night? Red carpet fashion extravaganza before the Brownlow Medal looks set to be cancelled because of coronavirus By Kylie Walters For Daily Mail Australia Published: 13:38 BST, 16 May 2020 | Updated: 13:42 BST, 16 May 2020 When Rebecca Judd walked the red carpet in a … Read more