D-Day anniversary events in northern France

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D-Day veterans have been joined by world leaders in northern France to mark the 75th anniversary of the Normandy invasion.

Here are some of the best photos from the day.

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D-Day veterans, some of them approaching 100 years old, made the pilgrimage to Normandy to remember their fallen comrades
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Veteran David Edwards was among those who attended
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Dennis Thompson, 96, was photographed enjoying a cigar in his original uniform
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In Bayeux, the first city to be liberated by the D-Day invasion, veteran John Quinn met George Sayer, aged six
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A service of remembrance was held at the city's cathedral, with Tony Cash among the veterans to attend
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Bishop Jean-Claude Boulanger led the service, which included a two-minute silence held in memory of those who died
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Those present included Prime Minister Theresa May, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall
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After the service, the commemorations continued at Bayeux war cemetery
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D-Day veteran Reginald Perkins was among those who attended the service
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There was a flypast of aircraft from the period over Bayeux war cemetery
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Earlier in the day Theresa May was at Ver-sur-Mer, where British forces landed on the morning of 6 June 1944, for the unveiling of a new British Normandy Memorial
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The monument features a statue showing three British soldiers fighting their way up the beach
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Mrs May and French President Emmanuel Macron paid tribute to British soldiers killed and injured in the fighting, before laying a wreath together
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In Colleville-sur-Mer in Normandy, US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump joined veterans for a French-US ceremony
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The pair watched a dramatic flypast over the Normandy American Cemetery, along with Mr Macron and his wife, Brigitte
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau also attended the D-Day commemorations in Normandy
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In Arromanches-les-Bains in Normandy, visitors took to the beach
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Vehicles from the war era were on display as part of the commemorations
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And crowds were treated to the acrobatic aerial skills of Patrouille de France
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The day's commemorations were started by a lone piper playing on the Mulberry harbour in Arromanches-les-Bains, marking the exact moment the first British soldier landed on Gold Beach, 75 years ago
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In the UK, Prince Harry met veterans at the annual Founder's Day parade at the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London
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The annual parade marks the founding of the Royal Hospital by King Charles II in 1682. The Duke of Sussex said: "To all who are on parade today, I can only say that you are a constant reminder of the great debt we owe those who have served this nation"
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Meanwhile his brother, Prince William, attended a service at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire, giving a speech in which he thanked veterans
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The Duke of Cambridge then laid a wreath in remembrance

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