The 100-year-old raised almost £33 million for health service charities by walking laps of his Bedfordshire garden.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson described Sir Tom as a “true national treasure” and praised his “fantastic fundraising” which he said “provided us all with a beacon of light through the fog of coronavirus”.
Mr Johnson recommend Sir Tom be exceptionally honoured by the Queen, who has approved the honour, Number 10 said.
An orphaned seal pup named Sir Tom Moore has been released back into the seaafter being rescued from a near-death situation earlier this year. The youngmarine mammal was rescued from Holkham beach in North Norfolk in May afterbeing discovered alone on the sand, weighing only nine kilos.
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A nine-year-old boy from Sheffield has raised more than £150,000 for local charities since lockdown began, 300 times more than his initial goal. Tobias Weller, who has cerebral palsy, was only walking a few metres at the beginning of lockdown but was inspired by the efforts of Captain Tom Moore. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
A nine-year-old boy who has raised more than £150,000 through a series ofchallenges inspired by Captain Tom Moore said he is “chuffed to bits” at thesupport he has received. “Captain” Tobias Weller, who has cerebral palsy andautism, has completed two marathon-long events since the start of thelockdown, despite being unable to walk or stand unaided.
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Captain Sir Tom Moore has been presented with the very first railcard for military veterans. The new card will offer discounted travel for an estimated 830,000 veterans regardless of their age. Report by Fullerg. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has promised a relaxation of Covid restrictions over Christmas, although details have not yet been finalised with the devolved administrations.
Addressing the nation virtually at the Downing Street press conference, he said: "I know that many of us want and need Christmas with our families, but this is not the moment to let the virus rip for the sake of Christmas parties.
"'Tis the season to be jolly, but it is also the season to be jolly careful, especially with elderly relatives." Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Boris Johnson told a Downing Street press conference that “things will lookand feel very different” after Easter, with a vaccine and mass testing. But hewarned the months ahead “will be hard, they will be cold, they include Januaryand February when the NHS is under its greatest pressure”. That meant the needfor new tiers from Wednesday December 2, replacing England’s lockdown, withmore areas facing tougher restrictions than the previous regional regime.
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Historian, Dan Snow, helped 80-year-old John Watts connect with his father like never before. Joseph Watts was killed while fighting the Nazis in WWII, eight months before his son John was born. On the anniversary of his death John came face to face with the RAF plane his father would have flown. Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 06 attended India-Italy Virtual Summit with his Italian counterpart Giuseppe Conte. At the event, PM said, "I hope that after the COVID-19 situation improves, we will get an opportunity to welcome the Italian Members of Parliament, in India. COVID-19 pandemic will remain a watershed moment in history, just like WWII (World War 2). We will have to adapt ourselves to the post-Corona world. We will have to be ready for the opportunities and challenges arising out of it."
Students at Manchester Metropolitan University's Cambridge Halls receivenoodles delivered in a Second World War tank from noodle brand Chopstix.Cambridge House was one of the residences which hit the headlines after theywere forced to isolate within days of starting their first year.
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Mel Giedroyc presents the 66th Women Of The Year Awards to celebrateinspirational women from the fields of health, tech and music in a uniquevirtual event that will pay tribute to key workers and NHS staff.
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Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said the NHS is “ready to inject hope into millions of arms this winter” as news of a potential vaccine gives promise to mass roll out. Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Shadow Chancellor Anneliese Dodds has called on the government for more clarity on the tiered system and financial support for businesses once England ends its lockdown on December 2.
Downing Street last night confirmed a tougher three-tiered system is set to be introduced, however details have not yet been announced.
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England will enter a tougher three-tiered system of local coronavirusrestrictions when the national lockdown ends on December 2, Downing Street hassaid. Boris Johnson is expected to detail his plan for winter to MPs on Mondayas he sets out how people can see their loved ones at Christmas. The “Covidwinter plan” is expected to place more areas into the higher tiers to keep thevirus under control to ensure further restrictions are not needed, No 10 said.
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One of the world's top free-style pilots has marked Captain Sir Tom Moore's new knighthood - by etching a smiley face in the sky above the war veteran's home. Mark Jefferies, 61, took to the skies this..