Captain Eugene A. Cernan, Apollo 17 Mission Commander, said Neil Armstrong was a "world icon, a nation hero of unimaginable proportion, and a legend whose name will live in history long after all here today have been forgotten."
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One story dominates Thursday's front pages with some newspapers printing emotive pleas to voters to keep the United Kingdom as one.
After a mild start temperatures should pick up, with the south of England seeing highs of 26C.
In Edinburgh tonight you can hear it and feel it. The buzz, the banter of the day and the thrilling sense something big is coming tomorrow.