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Leicester service for Gallipoli campaign centenary

Thousands of people across the Midlands stood in silence today to mark the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli campaign in World War One.

Forty five thousand Allied troops died in what is now modern day Turkey. In Leicester people gathered at a ceremony to remember those with local connections who died in the conflict. Lee Comley reports.

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Birmingham pays tribute to Gallipoli fallen 100 years on

Thousands of people across the Midlands stood in silence today to mark the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli campaign in World War One.

Forty five thousand Allied troops died in what is now modern day Turkey.

In Birmingham wreaths were laid during a special service of remembrance. Phil Brewster has the story.

Pictures: Shrewsbury overjoyed, Cheltenham destroyed

Shrewsbury Town's Mark Ellis celebrates his teams win after the Sky Bet League Two match at the Abbey Business Stadium, Cheltenham. Credit: PA

In a cruel twist, by Shrewsbury Town beating Cheltenham this afternoon in League Two, the winners were promoted, and the losers dumped out of the football league.

Cheltenham Town's Omari Sterling-James shows his dejection Credit: PA

Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro earned Shrewsbury automatic promotion but sentenced Cheltenham to relegation.

The striker struck the decisive goal in the 20th minute with a deflected effort which gave Trevor Carson no chance.

Shrewsbury Town's Liam Lawrence celebrates promotion to League One with fans Credit: PA
Shrewsbury Town players celebrate after winning, wearing T-Shirts in memory of BBC Radio presenter Colin Bloomfield who lost his fight with skin cancer Credit: PA

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Notts County out of relegation zone after 2-1 win

Shrewsbury Town promoted to League One

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