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ParalympicsGB return on gold-nosed 'victoRIOus' plane

A group of 300 ParalympicGB athletes and support staff flew home on the same gold-nosed aircraft - dubbed 'victoRIOus' - that brought Team GB home last month.

As the athletes disembarked a number of medallists, including Sarah Storey, Will Bayley, Lee Pearson and Hannah Cockroft, proudly posed for a photo with their medals.

A group of ParalympicsGB medal winners enjoyed their homecoming. Credit: British Airways
Sarah Storey and Will Bayley led the medal winners off the flight as they received applause from BA staff. Credit: British Airways
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ParalympicsGB team enjoy VIP treatment on flight home

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ParalympicsGB medal winners return to heroes' welcome

The ParalympicsGB team have begun disembarking from the airplane at Heathrow Airport to be greeted by a heroes' welcome from flag-waving fans.

Cameras were ready for the arrival of the British medal winners at Heathrow's Terminal 5. Credit: British Airways
The Paralympians sported their medals as they began the walk through the airport arrivals. Credit: British Airways

Fans of all ages have gathered to welcome the success-laden British team home from Rio 2016.

James Arthur in running for official number one spot

James Arthur Credit: PA

The X Factor winner James Arthur’s new single could reach the official number one spot.

The Teesside musician’s new track, Say You Won’t Let Go, debuted at number 25 in last week’s Official Singles Chart.

Say You Won’t Let Go is the most downloaded track of the chart week so far. It has already been announced that the track hit number one on the Vodafone Big Top 40 chart (based on iTunes).

His comeback follows some controversial moves by the singer from Saltburn who admits he has been on 'self destruct'.

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