1. Meridian

Armed Forces Day celebrated

One hundred and twenty sailors will parade through Portsmouth later in celebration of Armed Forces Day.

View all 6 updates ›

Dan Snow unveils World War II exhibition in New Forest

Dan Snow unveils the exhibtion Credit: New Forest National Park Authority

TV presenter Dan Snow has opened a new exhibition showcasing the experiences of local people in the New Forest during the World War II.

Italian and German prisoners of war were put to work in the forest during the war, and the Dambuster squadron tested their bouncing bombs on land targets in the woodland.

The New Forest Remembers World War II exhibit is on display at the New Forest Centre in Lyndhurst.

More top news