D-Day veterans honoured 70 years after Normandy landings

Heroes of the liberation of Europe were joined by world leaders as tens of thousands of people remembered the courage and sacrifices of servicemen on the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

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Test parachute jump held ahead of D-Day event

A test parachute jump has been held in Normandy, France, ahead of an event marking the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings.

Later, an 89-year-old veteran will take part in a parachute jump over Pegasus Beach.

A test has been held before a parachute jump over Normandy this afternoon. Credit: ITV News/Nicky Russell-Smith
The parachute jump is part of the 70th anniversary D-Day landings commemorations. Credit: ITV News/Nicky Russell-Smith
Prince Charles and Camilla will attend some of the events in France. Credit: ITV News/Nicky Russell-Smith

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