Queen thanks Commonwealth veterans at Bayeux D-Day cemetery service

The Queen has thanked veterans gathering in Normandy for the anniversary of the D-Day landings for their heroic endeavours 70 years ago. She attended a service for British personnel at Bayeux Cathedral and then laid a wreath at the … [Read more...]

American president remembers D-Day amid rows of white crosses in Normandy

The President of the United States, Barack Obama, declared he was honoured to return to the beaches of Normandy to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day and said those who fought for freedom then and now should never be forgotten. He … [Read more...]

Official 70th D-Day commemorations begin with service for civilians who died

Today’s 70th anniversary of D-Day commemorations began first thing this morning when French President Francois Hollande attended a ceremony to remember the civilians who died. He attended a service at the Memorial de Caen museum to … [Read more...]

Modern RAF pilots take photos of Normandy D-Day beaches

Modern day RAF pilots have emulated the work of their Second World War counterparts over the historic D-Day beaches of Normandy beaches. Two Tornados from 2 (Army Cooperation) Squadron used today’s technology to reproduce the images … [Read more...]

High security for 70th D-Day anniversary means road closures

The British Embassy in Paris has issued advice for people travelling to Normandy for the 70th anniversary of D-Day as extra security is in place due to the number of heads of states and royalty attending the events in coming days. It … [Read more...]