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July 24, 2018 5:52 PM Sussex diver who helped rescue trapped Thai boys is greeted at No 10

Yesterday Prime Minister Theresa May welcomed Mr Volanthen and the team of British divers who helped get the boys out of the Luang Nang Non caves after an 18-day ordeal. Mrs May was joined by Thailan ambassador Pisanu Suvanajata. She said: "We can be very proud of them. They did a fantastic job. They're great heroes. "John said they're not heroes, but I think 6

July 20, 2018 10:00 AM Still time to nominate your own Southend Hospital star

THERE is still time to get your nominations in for this year’s Hospital Heroes Patients’ Choice awards. Southend Hospital has once again joined forces with the Echo and Southend Standard to help find three shortlisted nominees deserving of the coveted patients’ choice award. The awards are a great opportunity for patients and their friends and family 7

July 17, 2018 11:00 AM Ray of sunshine helps make ill Benfleet boy's dream a reality

A seriously ill boy from Benfleet was given the chance to meet his heroes on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Disneyland Paris. Eight-year-old Callum Axford and his sister Sophie, four, were surprised on his birthday by his parents Faye and Carl Axford, 36 and 35, with the trip. It was organised by Rays of Sunshine, a charity granting wishes for seriously 7

July 16, 2018 9:15 AM World Cup 2018: Tube station named Gareth Southgate

A London Underground station has been temporarily named after England's football manager. Southgate Tube station was rebranded Gareth Southgate station from Monday morning for 48 hours, after the squad finished fourth in the World Cup. It was England's best result since 1990 when they also lost in the semi-final. "We're delighted to be able to show our appreciation 13

July 7, 2018 4:32 PM Children meet the pups from Paw Patrol

YOUNGSTERS met the heroes of a much loved cartoon show at Festival Leisure Park. The park in Basildon welcomed the beloved characters of Paw Patrol for the day, where visitors had the chance to meet and greet the stars from adventure bay. Families had the opportunity to take photos with Chase, Marshall, Skye and Rubble where they could then visit Cineworld 11

July 1, 2018 9:47 PM Sometimes heroes do wear capes: Heroic golden retriever puppy is left with a very swollen snout after jumping between his owner and a rattlesnake in Arizona, saving her from being bitten and taking the hit himself

A dog has been hailed a hero for saving his owner from a rattlesnake, taking a nasty bite to the face in the process. The golden retriever named Todd was on a hike with his owner Paula Goodwin in Anthem, Arizona, on Friday when the pair came across a rattlesnake. Just as Goodwin was about to unknowingly step on the snake, Todd spotted it and jumped in front 14

June 24, 2018 6:39 PM Oh what a lovely war! Re-enactors dress up as their World War Two heroes to pay tribute to the real veterans also on parade

Veterans and residents filled the streets of Weymouth to celebrate Armed Forces Day. As part of the celebrations taking place today, a parade of military vehicles, veterans and re-enactors wearing World War Two military uniforms paraded along Weymouth Pavilion Forecourt. There was also spitfire flypast provided by the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight 9

June 24, 2018 5:42 PM The Latest: Pride events in NYC, San Francisco

San Francisco is wrapping up a weekend of gay pride events with the always colorful Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Pride Parade and March through the heart of the city. FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2017 file photo, former tennis player Billie Jean King poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film "Battle of the Sexes" during the London 9

June 24, 2018 3:52 PM Teen who stood alone against gun violence to receive award

WILSON, N.C. (AP) - A teen who was the only student to walk out of his North Carolina high school during a national protest of gun violence is one of six who will share BET's Humanitarian Award. The award typically goes to one person. But this year, the network is honoring six people, whom it calls "humanitarian heroes." Among them is 16-year-old Justin 3

June 24, 2018 12:30 PM `Football mad´ Alysia, eight, meets England heroes on World Cup pitch

A “football mad” eight-year-old girl has led the England team out on to the pitch at the World Cup. Alysia Singh, from Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, carried the match ball out into Nizhny Novgorod Stadium ahead of the Three Lions’ World Cup game against Panama. Under the watchful eye of millions, she got to stand between the match officials for the national 11