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Stars turn out to support Pride of Britain awards

David Beckham, the Prince of Wales and David Cameron are among a host of celebrities and public figures lending their support to a ceremony recognising some of Britain's bravest people.

This year's Pride of Britain awards, to be held in central London tonight, will recognise British aid workers who risked their lives to save thousands of Ebola victims and emergency medics who scaled a rollercoaster to rescue the victims of the Alton Towers crash.

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Beckham flies in for his first Pride of Britain awards

David Beckham Credit: ITV News

David Beckham said he was "excited" to be attending his first Pride of Britain awards as he met some of the winners at the glittering ceremony in London.

The former England football captain turned style icon flew in from New York to present an award at the event.

After meeting one young winner, Beckham said: "It's incredible. It's what the night is all about. So many great young heroes who are going to have an amazing night."

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