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Crowds line streets to mark Armed Forces Day

Large crowds have lined the streets in many towns and cities to mark the sixth annual Armed Forces Day. Commemorations have taken place across the region to show support for the men and women who risk their lives serving the country.

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In pictures: crane airlifts Hurricane onto York theatre roof

An engineering team arrived at 5am and roads were shut around York Theatre Royal

The Hurricane aircraft is now safely on York Theatre Royal's roof - but it took two hours and a lot of effort.

It's there to mark Armed Forces Day, the 70th anniversary of the French Air Force's arrival in the city, and York's part in the Tour de France.

By 5.30am a crane had lifted the Hurricane part-way up
...And by 7am the roads were open again and the aircraft was in place

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