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EXCLUSIVE: Tom Lister on his Emmerdale exit

It was the most ambitious live soap episode ever attempted, but the cast and crew from Emmerdale are celebrating tonight after the hour long special went off without a hitch. Ten million viewers tuned in to see the birth of two babies, two wedding

receptions and to find out that Carl King was the character to be killed off. Tom Lister , who played Carl has been talking exclusively to Sally Simpson.

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Vulcan takes off on anniversary trip

Vulcan XH588

The Vulcan XH588 will tour various airports today near to sites that played a significant part in the development and service of the famous Cold War plane.

Details on how the journey is progressing will be made available on the Vulcan to the Sky Trusts' official Twitter feed, providing last-minute route and time changes. The hash tag ID is #XH558.

The Avro Vulcan XH588 -The Spirit of Great Britain - is the only example of the 134 Avro Vulcan V bombers which were operated by the RAF from 1953 until 1984. The XH588 served with the RAF between 1960 and 1985 in the bomber and air-to-air refuelling roles.

The RAF operated XH588 as a display aircraft from 1986 until 1992, when budget cuts forced its retirement.

30th Anniversary of Vulcan flight

Martin Withers Credit: David Hirst

It's the 30th anniversary of the use of the Vulcan bomber in the Falklands conflict.

Martin Withers was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for his part in the Falklands. He is at Doncaster Robin Hood Airport this afternoon to mark the anniversary.

It's still unclear whether the Vulcan will be allowed to take to the skies for a test flight because of poor weather conditions

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