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11th November 2014

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Armistice Day, 100 years on from WW1 

Tributes will be paid today to the millions of British servicemen and women who have died in conflict since the beginning of the First World War 100 years ago.

Armistice Day has been marked on the 11th November every year since 1919.

As well as a number of local events across the capital, the British Legion will be hosting an event in Trafalgar Square at 11am. There will be two minutes silence.

The final poppy will also be planted in the installation at the Tower of London.

Details of London airport expansion revealed

Details on airport expansion in London and the South East are being revealed this morning.

The Airports Commission has been looking at which airports could be expanded. There are proposals to build new ones at Heathrow and Gatwick.

A final recommendation on which plan  gets the  government go-ahead will not be made until the commission makes its full report next summer.

South Korean ship captain get 36 years in jail 

A ruling was reached today regarding the captain of a ferry which sank in April, killing more than three hundred people. The ruling deciding whether the captain would be sentenced to death but it was instead decided he would recieve 36 years in jail. 

Lee Joon-seok is among 15 crew members on trial over the loss of the Sewol. It was one of South Korea's worst maritime disasters.

Most of the dead were schoolchildren on an excursion. Nine people still remain unaccounted for.

Divers recover bell from ship missing for 170 years

Divers have recovered a bronze bell from the wreck of the HMS Erebus, a British ship that has been missing for nearly 170 years after ending up in the Canadian Arctic and getting trapped in the ice.

Parks Canada have led six searches since 2008 for the sunken vessels and eventually succeeded in finding it this year.

The bell is clearly marked with the Royal Navy's broad arrow symbol, and the date 1845 is embossed on its surface. 1845 was the year the expedition set sale.

It will now undergo at least 18 months of conservation. It is currently soaking in a bath of distilled water. 

Jagger suffered acute traumatic stress after death of L’Wren Scott 

Court papers reveal Mick Jagger suffered from acute traumatic stress disorder and was advised by doctors to postpone his band's tour following the death of partner L'Wren Scott earlier this year. 

Doctors advised Jagger not to perform for at least 30 days.

The state of mind of the Rolling Stones singer was made apparent in court papers filed in the US during a battle over an insurance payout to the Stones after Scott’s death. 

L’Wren Scott was a model and fashion designer.

Hip-hop could help combat depression 

It's increasingly becoming a popular choice of music but with its links to gangs and guns, hip-hop has never been deemed beneficial for health. Indeed, the list of deceased hip-hop stars runs to 141 on Wikipedia.

However, Cambridge University psychiatrists now believe "hip-hop therapy" could help people with depression.

In an article in The Lancet Psychiatry, the team claims that lyrics that speak of overcoming hardships act as an emotional outlet.

Dr Sule, of the University of Cambridge said: “We believe that hip-hop, with its rich, visual narrative style, can be used to make therapies that are more effective for specific populations and can help patients with depression to create more positive images of themselves, their situations and their future.” 

Fruit juice more sugary than coke, campaigners say 

Campaigners claim popular fruit juices given to many children contain at least six teaspoons of sugar, which is more than a can of coke. 

Action on Sugar now say fruit juice should be removed from the recommended list of healthy things to eat daily because it is confusing for parents.

Official advice currently says a 150ml glass of unsweetened fruit juice counts towards your five a day.

Other juice drinks, such as squash and sweetened juice, do not.

Clinic which treated Joan Rivers “made serious mistakes”

The Manhattan clinic which treated comedian Joan Rivers before her death made a number of serious mistakes, according to a report released Monday.

These mistakes include failing to identify deteriorating vital signs and failing to provide timely intervention.

The report, issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), a federal agency, did not mention Rivers by name, but referred an 81-year-old female, or Patient #1.

The description of that patient and the procedures she underwent match what's known about Rivers, including her age and the date of her appointment. CMS declined to say whether the patient referenced in the report is Rivers.

The famed 81-year-old entertainer died on September 4th, a week after an appointment at Manhattan's Yorkville Endoscopy clinic.

Michelangelo’s David home in V&A

Michelangelo’s David has been returned to its normal spot in the Victoria and Albert Museum after the refurbishment of its gallery.

The statue, which was given to Queen Victoria in 1857 by Grand Duke Leopold II of Tuscany, is among the works being moved back into the Italian Cast Court.

It will now be renamed the Weston Cast Court, in recognition of the Garfield Weston Foundation's long term support of the museum.

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