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Hammer attack victim who danced with the Duchess

War veteran Jim Booth has been seriously injured after being beaten with a hammer at his home in Taunton.

He has been described as a 'secret hero' of D-Day. In his later years, the 96-year-old has made some famous connections.

In August 2015, Jim Booth joined the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall for a reception in the grounds of Westminster Abbey.

During the party, which was hosted by the Royal British Legion, Mr Booth took to the floor for a dance with Camilla.

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Meet Terry Hutt: the Royal Family's biggest fan

We had a very colourful guest in our studio today. Meet "the Union Jack man" who's earned the title of the Royal family's biggest fan.

Terry Hutt from Weston-super-Mare has spent a lifetime following the Royal's around the country, even spending 10 days camped outside St Mary's hospital in London for Princess Charlotte's birth, at the age of 79.

'He's done remarkably well' : people of the South West thank Prince Philip

Prince Philip will not make any further official appearances in the South West after announcing his retirement.

The 95 year-old will step down from service in the autumn and there are no scheduled engagements in the West Country before then.

Today, we spoke to people in Ashburton and Bristol, who gave us this reaction to the news:

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