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"We thought of the Busby Babes as we flew around Europe" - Manchester United legends Gary Neville and Paul Scholes

Manchester United legends Gary Neville and Paul Scholes speak to ITV Granada's Mike Hall about their memories of Sir Matt Busby, their affection for Sir Bobby Charlton and the importance of educating young supporters on the club's history as it marks the 60th anniversary of the Munich air disaster.

Harry Gregg's ode to the fallen Babes

In the immediate aftermath of the Munich Air Disaster, Manchester United goalkeeper Harry Gregg saved the lives of Denis Viollet and Bobby Charlton, amongst others.

He's written a poem as a tribute to the teammates who didn't come back to Manchester.

Chris Hall has been hearing from him and from the family of Dennis Viollet.


Duncan Edwards: A Tribute

Sir Matt Busby described Duncan Edwards as the most 'complete footballer in Britain - possibly the world'.

He died in hospital in Munich two weeks after the crash at the age of 21.

Chris Hall has been looking back at his life.

'My good God, there weren't many who come home...': The Munich Air Disaster

Commemorations are taking place to mark the 60th anniversary of the Munich disaster.

23 people died after a plane carrying the Manchester United football team crashed during take off at Munich - killing players, club staff, journalists and crew.

One of the two remaining survivors, Harry Gregg, was called 'The Hero of Munich' because he pulled some of his team mates from the burning plane.

Here, we relive the tragedy:

Minute's silence to mark anniversary of Munich Disaster

A minute's silence will be held at Old Trafford to mark the 60th anniversary of the Munich Air Disaster.

Twenty three people died as a result of the tragedy when a plane carrying Manchester United's 'Busby Babes' team crashed at Munich airport.

The silence will be observed at United's ground at four minutes past three, the time of the accident.

It'll form part of a service of remembrance.

Former player Harry Gregg, who survived the crash, says he's proud to have been part of the team.

WWI exhibition remembers the fallen from IoM

The WW1 display features stories from some of the Manx people who went to war. Credit: ITV Granada

A new exhibition has opened on the Isle of Man to remember residents who served in World War One.

It's taken five years to put together and tells emotional stories of Manx people who were in the war and includes a list of all those who died.

Artefacts and photos are on display at the Manx Aviation and Military Museum by Ronaldsway Airport.

Director of the museum Ivor Ramsden explained how affected the island was after the war:

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Our reporter Paul Crone travels to Borneo to retrace the footsteps of a distant relative

Paul Crone has been retracing the steps of his relative Ken Crone who spent two and half years in a Japanese Prisoner of War Camp in Borneo.

Paul has travelled 7,000 miles to Malaysia to find out just what happened to RAF Aircraftman first class Ken during the Second World War.

'A Right Royal Tour of Lancashire 1913' to be screened

'A Right Royal Tour of Lancashire 1913', a film looking at the county at the time of the eight day visit of George V and Queen Mary, will be screened across the county.

The film will be shown by the North West Film Archive (Manchester Metropolitan University) at:

  • The Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston (July 8th) 2pm and 7pm
  • The Royal Court Theatre, Bacup (July 9th) 7:30pm
  • Pendle Hippodrome Theatre (July 10th) 7:30pm
  • Parbold Picture House (July 16th) 7:30pm
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