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UK’s first skytyping display marks VE Day

UK’s first skytyping display marks VE Day

UK’s first skytyping display marks VE Day

The display was commissioned by the Department for Transport, which recently introduced a law change to allow skytyping and skywriting to take place.

Annual Braemar Gathering attended by Queen cancelled

Annual Braemar Gathering attended by Queen cancelled

Annual Braemar Gathering attended by Queen cancelled

The event was due to be held on September 4 but has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Pandemic planning should be ‘free from political interference’ academics suggest

Pandemic planning should be ‘free from political interference’ academics suggest

Pandemic planning should be ‘free from political interference’ academics suggest

A new paper claimed the Department of Health had been ‘found wanting’ during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Battle of Britain veteran dies leaving last surviving member of The Few

Battle of Britain veteran dies leaving last surviving member of The Few

Battle of Britain veteran dies leaving last surviving member of The Few

Mr Clark served as a radar operator on Beaufighters during the Second World War.

Ex-soldier makes ‘best of sad situation’ with socially distanced street party

Ex-soldier makes ‘best of sad situation’ with socially distanced street party

Ex-soldier makes ‘best of sad situation’ with socially distanced street party

Former soldier Eric Howden BEM, 75, had planned a parade with comrades in Redcar but restrictions meant the event was cancelled.

VE Day 75 in pictures: Britons bring out the bunting

VE Day 75 in pictures: Britons bring out the bunting

VE Day 75 in pictures: Britons bring out the bunting

Major events were cancelled due to coronavirus, but there was still the chance to bring some colour to the event.

Locked-down Churchill impersonator uses social media to mark VE Day

Locked-down Churchill impersonator uses social media to mark VE Day

Locked-down Churchill impersonator uses social media to mark VE Day

Derek Herbert had been due to appear at Hever Castle in Kent but will instead perform on social media.

Police drop investigation into pro-Brexit campaigners

Police drop investigation into pro-Brexit campaigners

Police drop investigation into pro-Brexit campaigners

BeLeave founder Darren Grimes said the decision called into question whether the Electoral Commission was ‘fit for purpose’.

UK falls silent in remembrance on VE Day 75th anniversary

UK falls silent in remembrance on VE Day 75th anniversary

UK falls silent in remembrance on VE Day 75th anniversary

Friday marks 75 years since the formal acceptance by the Allies of Nazi Germany’s surrender.

Captain Tom remembers wartime comrades on ‘very special’ VE Day

Captain Tom remembers wartime comrades on ‘very special’ VE Day

Captain Tom remembers wartime comrades on ‘very special’ VE Day

The fundraising phenomenon said his joy 75 years ago was tempered by the knowledge comrades were fighting beyond Europe.

Dame Vera Lynn to join nation’s rendition of We’ll Meet Again as UK marks VE Day

Dame Vera Lynn to join nation’s rendition of We’ll Meet Again as UK marks VE Day

Dame Vera Lynn to join nation’s rendition of We’ll Meet Again as UK marks VE Day

The celebrated singer, aged 103, will sing the tune in lockdown from her home in east Sussex alongside her family.

Rail services set to increase as lockdown measures are eased

Rail services set to increase as lockdown measures are eased

Rail services set to increase as lockdown measures are eased

Sources say that there will be a gradual ramping up of services from May 18.

Prime Minister’s father admits breaking lockdown rules after grandchild born

Prime Minister’s father admits breaking lockdown rules after grandchild born

Prime Minister’s father admits breaking lockdown rules after grandchild born

Stanley Johnson went out to buy a newspaper chronicling the birth of his 14th grandchild.

Public warned to expect ‘limited moves’ to lift lockdown

Public warned to expect ‘limited moves’ to lift lockdown

Public warned to expect ‘limited moves’ to lift lockdown

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden said the Government was also prepared to row back from easing restrictions if ‘things…get out of control’.

Nurse recognised by PM for book to help children cope with Covid-19 anxiety

Nurse recognised by PM for book to help children cope with Covid-19 anxiety

Nurse recognised by PM for book to help children cope with Covid-19 anxiety

Molly Watts is a staff nurse on the paediatric intensive care unit at Southampton Children’s Hospital.

VE Day: The main events taking place and how to join in

VE Day: The main events taking place and how to join in

VE Day: The main events taking place and how to join in

For the first time, this year’s VE Day will be marked at home and online.

97-year-old to battle Parkinson’s to complete fundraising challenge

97-year-old to battle Parkinson’s to complete fundraising challenge

97-year-old to battle Parkinson’s to complete fundraising challenge

Lily Barnett will walk the corridor of her home to support Help for Heroes.

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