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November 10, 2018 8:58 PM Queen leads royals in poignant Festival of Remembrance to pay tribute to our war heroes

THE QUEEN led members of the Royal Family in a thank you to those who made the ultimate sacrifice in service of their country at the Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance this evening. Her Majesty arrived at the Royal Albert Hall alongside senior royals for the concert to honour the UK’s war dead. Wearing a black dress and a remembrance poppy 15

October 29, 2018 10:06 PM CCTV shows moment Leicester helicopter fell from sky before fatal crash

A helicopter carrying Leicester City chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha and four other people crashed moments after lift-off. In the footage the aircraft can be seen coming out of the King Power stadium just after 8.30pm on Saturday as it lifted off from the pitch. It rises slowly above the trees surrounding the stadium and goes out of the screen's view for 12 seconds 8

October 29, 2018 12:53 AM Leicester helicopter crash: Pilots and staff among victims

Leicester City's owner, two of his staff members and two pilots were in the helicopter when it went down, killing all on board. Among them was the aircraft's owner, chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who turned the club around after buying it in 2010, and led the team to their unexpected Premier League title in 2016. Tributes have poured in for the Thai billionaire 11

October 26, 2018 11:26 PM Comic Con: Cosplayers explain how they support their art

This weekend, the Excel Centre in London will be packed with superheroes, Disney princesses and anime heroes for the latest MCM London Comic Con. The event has grown significantly, with an estimated 133,000 attendees at the three-day version in October 2016, compared with a more modest 47,000 attendees only six years earlier. For those not in the know, cosplay 40

October 20, 2018 1:15 PM Luke Cage: Netflix cancels another Marvel show

The Marvel show, which launched to a lot of excitement in 2016 and was helmed by Mike Colter, lasted two seasons. But "unfortunately, Marvel's Luke Cage will not return for a third season," Marvel and Netflix said in a joint statement. "Everyone at Marvel Television and Netflix is grateful to the dedicated showrunner, writers, cast and crew who brought 23

September 26, 2018 7:05 AM Frank Parker dead: Days of Our Lives star dies aged 79 following Parkinson's battle

FRANK PARKER, who was widely known for starring as Grandpa Shawn Brady on Days of Our Lives, has died aged 79, following a battle with Parkinson’s and Dementia. According to his obituary on Legacy.com, he suffered with Parkinson’s and Dementia. Today, a rosary will be held at Saint Mary's Catholic Church in Vacaville, California in his memory 13

September 8, 2018 1:17 AM Three pilots hailed as heroes after a July crash in Durango, Mexico, are fired by a Mexican airline

Three pilots hailed as heroes for saving lives of 103 people when Aeromexico flight crashed are FIRED as it's revealed a trainee was at the controls during take-off Three pilots celebrated as heroes aboard the Aeromexico plane that crashed into a field off the runway at an airport in northwest Mexico in late July were fired Thursday as it was revealed 16

September 8, 2018 12:08 AM Hero Battle of Britain pilot, 99, takes to the skies for the final time

Hero Battle of Britain pilot, 99, who is one of only six surviving members of 'The Few' takes to the skies for the final time - in a Spitfire A hero Battle of Britain pilot has taken to the skies at the tender age of 99 for the last time - in a Spitfire. World War II ace Archie McInnes is one of only six surviving RAF pilots who took part in the vital 13

August 23, 2018 4:11 AM Vandals deface Old Steine war memorial by attempting to remove Palestine

The memorial is dedicated to the service men and woman of Brighton who gave their lives in the two world wars and features war heroes’ home countries. A spokesman for The Royal British Legion said: “We are shocked and saddened to hear of this incident. “War memorials and graves honour the memory of our Armed Forces and deserve to be treated with the utmost 15

August 18, 2018 6:03 PM British paraglider Innes Powell, 54, killed in mid-air collision

The well-known instructor was competing in the British Open before he died ahead of the final race in Krusevo, Macedonia. Innes Powell, 54, crashed into Ukranian paraglider Igor Volov, 56, ahead of the final race of the British Open in Krusevo on Friday, it has been revealed. The British paraglider died in a nearby hospital following resuscitation attempts 13