The Leader of Southampton City Council Royston Smith has been awarded the George Cross for disarming a sailor on board the nuclear submarine HMS Astute. Councillor Smith disarmed 23 year old Ryan Donovan after he attacked his fellow submariners in April of last year.
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Samson the miniature steam train has re-entered service, on the Romney Hythe and Dymchurch railway, Kent's mainline in miniature.
Kenyans Eliud Kipchoge and Vivian Cheruiyot won the men's and women's races respectively, in a scorching hot London Marathon.
The ABP Southampton Marathon is the city's biggest running event, attracting 10,000 runners - and walkers - and thousands of spectators.