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Ray Winstone coaches veterans ahead of stage debut

Actor Ray Winstone has been coaching a group of veterans who have joined a theatre group created to give them a voice.

The veterans will perform in a stage play on Remembrance Sunday which is based on and starring men who have found therapy in theatre.

Ray Winstone has been giving the veterans a masterclass in engaging with their emotions before they perform the Bravo 22 play 'Unspoken' which was written after interviews and workshops with veterans.

Numbers of flying insects in rapid decline

  • Video report by ITV News correspondent Geraint Vincent

Insects make up two thirds of all animals on earth - but the numbers of all types of flying insect are in rapid decline, according to scientists in Germany.

They measured the total biomass of flying insects caught in tent traps in 63 protection areas across Germany over a period of 27 years, and discovered that it had declined by an average of 76%, and as much as 82% in mid-summer.

The dramatic declines occurred regardless of habitat type and could not be explained by weather changes, altered land use and environmental characteristics, scientists said.

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