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D-Day diary discovered after 70 years by sailor's son

One of the biggest regrets of Henry Hector's life is that he never really got to to know his dad or learn about the role he played as a sailor on D-Day.

Now, 70 years after the invasion, he's finding out more thanks to a diary his father wrote as he crossed the channel to France.

What he described has brought him and history to life. Richard Jones reports.

D-Day programme wins major award for ITV Meridian

ITV Meridian has been named as the News Programme of the Year at the EDF Energy London & South of England Media Awards. Programme director Lisa Nichols accepts the award on behalf of the team.

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Bernard's back!

He went on the run from his care home in Sussex and sparked a police alert. But Normandy veteran Bernard Jordan has now arrived back home in Hove - to a hero's welcome. He'd made his own way to the D-Day commemorations after missing an official trip across the Channel.

This report by David Johns, which starts with flash photography, features Bernard Jordan describing his trip.

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