D-DAY 75th ANNIVERSARY World leaders join Queen Elizabeth II


Queen Elizabeth was joined by world leaders including Donald Trump, Theresa May and Angela Merkel to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day paying personal tribute to the veterans of the largest seaborne invasion in history which helped bring World War Two to an end.

The queen, Prince Charles, presidents and prime ministers rose to applaud veterans, their coats heavy with medals, as they stood on a giant stage beside a guard of honour after a film of the Normandy landings was shown.

French President Emmanuel Macron, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and leaders and senior figures from 10 other countries were also in attendance.