As a mark of respect for those that died in Tunisia last week, the Prime Minister has asked that all Departments of Her Majesty's Government lower their Union Flag to half-mast for an official day of mourning on Friday 3 July 2015. Flags should be lowered to half mast at…

Armed Forces Week

22 June 2015
To mark Armed Forces Week, the Prime Minister has encouraged all those Departments of Her Majesty's Government in Whitehall that can do so to fly the Armed Forces Flag this week from Monday 22 June 2015. Government buildings in Whitehall are also encouraged to fly a Rainbow Flag on Saturday…
The Battle of Waterloo, which took place on 18 June 1815, was the last major battle of the Napoleonic Wars and saw the final defeat of the Emperor Napoleon by the combined forces of the armies of the Seventh Coalition, led by the Duke of Wellington, and the Prussian Army,…
During the period 8-10 May 2015 there will be three days of commemorations to mark 70 years since Victory in Europe (VE 70). The occasion is being commemorated with events across the UK. As part of these commemorations, Her Majesty's Government buildings are being asked to fly the Union Flag…
In celebration of the birth of the second child of Their Royal Highnesses the Duke of Duchess of Cambridge, it is requested that Union Flags should be flown at full mast from all Government Buildings as follows: Flag to be flown on Monday 4th May from 0800 hours until 2000…

By decision of the College of Arms all proceeds arising from the sale of The Armorial of Haiti will be donated to the international effort for the relief of Haiti
after the calamitous earthquake of 12 January 2010.

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