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Lollipop lady injured saving kids commended

A lolly pop lady who threw herself in front of an out-of-control car to protect the schoolchildren she shepherds to and from school has been given an award for outstanding bravery at the Pride of Britain awards.

Karin Williams threw herself in front of an out-of-control car, in order to protect children. Credit: Twitter: @PrideofBritain

Karin Williams suffered severe injuries after she put herself between the vehicle and pupils in June.

Some of the children injured in the crash joined her on stage as she received her award from James Corden.

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Stars arrive at the Pride of Britain awards

Comedian Jimmy Carr smiles as he arrives for the 15th Annual Pride of Britain awards. Credit: Press Association
Oritse Williams and AJ Azarie arriving at the awards at Grosvenor House. Credit: Press Association
Cornation Street actress Helen Worth and husband Trevor Dawson arriving at the Pride of Britain Awards Credit: Press Association

Hillsborough families to be honoured at Pride of Britain

The families of the 96 Liverpool fans who died in the 1989 Hillsborough Disaster will be honoured for their long fight for justice tonight at the Pride of Britain awards.

Margaret Aspinall, the chair of the Hillsborough Families Support Group, will collect the award tonight. Credit: Press Association

The award will be collected by Margaret Aspinall, chair of the Hillsborough Families Support Group.

Unsung heroes celebrated at the Pride of Britain awards

Rescue workers who saved a woman swept away in a flood in Devon and a lollipop lady who was injured protecting children from an out-of-control car are just some of the heroes who will be celebrated at tonight's Pride of Britain awards.

The tables have been laid for the gala ceremony, when Britain's unsung heroes will be celebrated. Credit: Twitter: Pride of Britain

The 15th year of the Daily Mirror Pride of Britain awards will be marked by a gala ceremony in central London hosted by Carol Vorderman this evening.

The awards will be screened on ITV at 8pm on Tuesday.

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Stars set for 'extraordinary' Pride of Britain awards

Stars have been tweeting how much they are looking forward to tonight's Pride of Britain awards, due to be broadcast on ITV 1 tomorrow evening.

More than a 100 stars from the worlds of sport, music, business and television will attend the ceremony where Britain's unsung heroes will be praised for their bravery.

Beckham 'so privileged' to present award to Malala

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban last year, has been presented with a Pride of Britain award by David Beckham.

Handing Malala, the Teenager of Courage Award in London, the football icon said: “You’re an amazing young lady..I’m privileged to present this award to you.”

Malala was nominated by members of the public for her courage in campaigning for access to education for girls.

As she received the award, the 16-year-old said: "It is an honour for me that I am receiving this award from your hands."

Malala gets a Pride of Britain Award from Beckham

David Beckham presents a Mirror Pride of Britain Teenager of Courage to Malala Yousafzai, Credit: Philip Coburn/Daily Mirror/PA Wire

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager shot in the head by the Taliban after campaigning for girls' education, has received a Daily Mirror Pride of Britain Award from David Beckham.

He told the 16-year-old: "You're an amazing young lady, a very special young lady, and your story has moved millions of people around the world.

"I'm so privileged and honoured to present this award to you."

Malala said: “It is such an honour to receive this award. It will help me continue my campaign.”

The Pride of Britain awards will be screened on ITV at 8pm on Tuesday

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