"It is in the interests of the British royal navy not to show off the 'beauty' of its aircraft carrier on the high seas any closer than a few hundred miles"
Russian defence ministry
"I could hear my heart beating, my heavy breathing, and nothing else"
"People are laid-back, you can talk to anyone without any problem"
"Let me tell you peace is much better than war and Colombia will flourish after this peace deal like never before."
"The new generation are more sensitive with animals and in 15-20 years many things will be different"
Takis Dog Shelter
"I would like to lead the discussion more into a situation where it is a question of conscience rather than something I push through with a majority vote."
"There is going to be a major shift in consumers wanting to own their data"
Chief Strategy Officer at Storyful
"It began to feel as if one part of our school’s population was auto-segregating, building a wall between itself and the rest of society."
Director of Belgian schools group
An octogenarian D-Day veteran rolled back the years by parachuting into the same drop zone in Normandy that he landed in 70 years ago as part of the
Preparations and the ceremony of French president Francois Hollande placing a wreath of flowers
D-Day commemoration ceremonies have been taking place across Normandy.
Three hundred soldiers from France, United States, Canada and the
Special elite police forces in France have beefed up security for the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings.
Eighteen heads of state will gather
The Queen and French President Francois Hollande laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Paris on Thursday to mark the 70th anniversary
On June 6, 1944, around 160,000 Allied troops crossed the English Channel and stormed the beaches of Normandy.
German soldiers, tricked into
The first commemorations to mark D-Day have taken place in Normandy on the eve of the 70th anniversary of the Allied invasion of occupied
Some 900 of the last surviving veterans of World War II have joined 20 world leaders in northern France to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day
When the tides of Normandy are out, something emerges that looks like the wreck of a giant train. It lies within sight of the shore.
Sergio Moirano was just three days shy of his 20th birthday when he landed on Utah beach in Normandy on the 6th of June, 1944.
Normandy is used to seeing millions of tourists visit each year – it is the richest region in France in terms of historical sites, notably as the
Pegasus Bridge is one of the key stops for those who revisit the Allied landing sites in Normandy. It crosses the Caen canal to the sea. It was a
As the West prepares to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings, voices are being raised to stress the colossal role played by Russia
Black and white photos of the Normandy beaches have engraved the D-Day landings in the collective memory. Today, colour photos of the same beaches
Merville in Normandy northern France…. 70 years ago the German gun battery positioned there was one of the first places to be attacked by Allied
Seventy one years ago, on June 6, 1944, thousands of men and women were preparing to take part in an operation that marked the start of the end of
The 70th anniversary of D-Day will be marked with an impressive calendar of memorial events on and around the beaches of Normandy, the theatre of the
Stella Rutter kept a secret for over sixty years.
On the eve of D-Day, she was asked to co-host a party for more than 60 of the most senior British
In the early morning of the of June 6, 1944, the first wave of allied forces landed on the beaches of Normandy. Operation Overlord was
Veterans who took part in D-Day also known as Operation Overlord talk in-depth about their own personal experience landing on the Normandy beaches 70