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Your Morning Briefing

MSN UK 06/06/2019 News desk

Good morning. Here’s what you need to know to start your day with our daily briefing, compiled by Aashna Jawal.

May to join Macron in Normandy to mark 75th D-Day anniversary

PORTSMOUTH, ENGLAND - JUNE 05: French President Emmanuel Macron and Britain's Prime Minster Theresa May attend the D-Day75 National Commemorative Event to mark the 75th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings at Southsea Common on June 05, 2019 in Portsmouth, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage) © 2019 Karwai Tang PORTSMOUTH, ENGLAND - JUNE 05: French President Emmanuel Macron and Britain's Prime Minster Theresa May attend the D-Day75 National Commemorative Event to mark the 75th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings at Southsea Common on June 05, 2019 in Portsmouth, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage) Theresa May will join French President Emmanuel Macron in Normandy for a second day of events marking the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings. The PM will attend an inauguration ceremony in northern France for a memorial to commemorate more than 20,000 members of the British armed forces who died there in summer 1944. (The Telegraph) Seventy-five years ago, they jumped into the unknown, landing noiselessly in Normandy’s fields in the inky dark. Now in their nineties, two D-day veterans made the same landing on Wednesday, this time to loud applause. (The Guardian) Another veteran John Jenkins MBE relived his experience and shared 'on D-Day I was terrified, everyone was - it changed me'. (Mirror)

Joshua dismisses rumours of poor preparation for Ruiz Jr. fight

Anthony Joshua © Getty Anthony Joshua Former undefeated and unified heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua took to his YouTube channel Wednesday to reflect on his shocking loss to Andy Ruiz Jr. at Madison Square Garden on Saturday. The heavyweight division was blown wide open when the massive underdog Mexican shocked the world to take the WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO titles. (Sporting News)

England fans clash with Portuguese riot police ahead of Nations League game

Trouble has flared in Porto after England fans clashed with baton-wielding riot police during the Nations League semi-final. Footage posted on social media showed officers chasing England supporters who were watching the game between Portugal and Switzerland at a fan zone in the city centre. (Evening Standard)

Zoologist claims smartphones have killed the Loch Ness monster

a close up of a dry grass field: A shadowy shape that some people say is a photo of the Loch Ness monster in Scotland © AP A shadowy shape that some people say is a photo of the Loch Ness monster in Scotland The advent of smartphones proves that the Loch Ness Monster is a myth, a leading scientist has claimed. The ubiquity of camera-enabled devices means the creature would have been photographed by now if it existed, according to palaeontologist Dr Darren Naish. However, the University of Southampton expert on cryptozoology - the pseudoscience of mythical creatures - said the last few years had seen a record low of reported sightings. (The Telegraph)

Pope Francis made this big change to the most famous prayer in Christianity

Pope Francis © Thomson Reuters Pope Francis Pope Francis officially approved a change to the most famous prayer in Christianity. It's the prayer Jesus taught his followers to pray and one of the few things that unites 2.2 billion Christians across the globe. But the Holy See's May 22 approval adjusting The Lord's Prayer, widely known among the faithful as the "Our Father," has been years in the making, UCatholic reported. (FOX News)

Rihanna is named the world's richest female musician in Forbes List

Rihanna © Thomson Reuters Rihanna Rihanna has been named the world's richest female musician, thanks to her Fenty Beauty brand. The 31-year-old R&B superstar - whose real name is Robyn Fenty - is known for her Grammy-award winning music career, pioneering her hugely successful inclusive make-up brand and recently becoming the first black woman in charge of a major luxury fashion house. (Bang Showbiz)

In-depth: Wild bees are building nests from plastic - scientists aren’t sure why

Wild bee © Copyright 2018, dpa (www.dpa.de). Alle Rechte vorbehalten Wild bee

Wild bees, nesting in Argentinian crop fields, were recently found constructing nests entirely made of the flimsy plastic packaging material left on farms. From 2017 to 2018, researchers at Argentina's National Agricultural Technology Institute crafted wooden, artificial nests for wild bees. Unlike bee species that have a large hive with queens and workers, wild bees burrow into nests to individually lay larvae. The constructed nests fit together like long rectangles with a narrow, hollow opening that allowed wild bees to crawl inside and fill it with cut leaves, twigs, and mud. (National Geographic)

Video of the dayGerman circus uses 3D holograms in place of animals to fight cruelty

a elephant that is standing in the snow © Provided by Independent Digital News & Media Limited A circus in Germany is being praised for its decision to stop using live animals in its shows and combat animal cruelty in the industry by using holograms instead. Circus Roncalli became the first in the world to incorporate magnificent 3D holograms of animals in their show. (Indy 100)

On this day

© Associated Press Four years and two days after Allied forces evacuated from the European mainland, they return in the Normandy landings, the largest amphibious military assault in history. By the end of the day, 5,000 vessels land 160,000 troops on the French coastline, launching the push to defeat Germany. (Bing)

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