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D-day 70: Military personnel gather at Bayeux cathedral

Preparations are underway at Bayeux Cathedral for services to commemorate the anniversary of the D-day landings today.

World leaders and veterans will gather across the landing sites, with the main memorial to be held near Sword Beach later.

Troops gather outside Bayeux cathedral Credit: ITV News/Nicky Russell Smith
Troops gather outside Bayeux cathedral Credit: ITV News/Nicky Russell Smith

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