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Crowds turn out for Dig for Victory

Celebrations took place at the North Somerset Show Ground, for the Dig for Victory event.

Now in it's 4th year the 1940s themed festival tells the story of what life was like during World War 2.

People attending the event wore full 1940s costumes Credit: ITV News West Country
There was fly past from a Hurricane and Spitfire Credit: ITV News West Country

The day also included a fly past from a Spitfire and Hurricane, as this year marks the 70th anniversary of the Normandy landings.




Plenty of sunshine for the summer solstice

by - ITV Weather Presenter

Plenty of sunshine for the longest day of the year - just a little cloud around but staying bright.

The cloud across Scotland and Northern Ireland will break up to leave a better afternoon.

In the sunshine it'll be 19-20C in the north, 25C in the south, so a little warmer than of late - but cooler by the coasts.


Thousands witness sunrise at Stonehenge

An estimated 37,000 people saw the sun rise at Stonehenge on the longest day in the calendar.

Sun rises at Stonehnge this morning Credit: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

The Summer Solstice has a long tradition of attracting people to monuments such as Stonehenge, where people gather to witness the dawn.

Tens of thousands of people gathered at the site to witness the sunrise. Credit: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

25 people have been arrested at Stonehenge overnight, police said. Officers with Wiltshire Police said the arrests were largely for drugs-related offences.

The sun rises above the horizon as dawn breaks behind the stones at Stonehenge Credit: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

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