3RD JUNE

We rundown the top 5 news stories of the week!

From the commemoration of D-Day, to the State Visit of President Trump, this was the week that was the 3rd June...

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5. Love Island Starts

It is the biggest reality show on TV and this week it returned to our screen. ITV’s hugely successful Love Island saw a new plethora of islanders embark on the search for love.

The series however hasn’t been without its controversies. ITV’s aftercare has come under review after two previous contestants committed suicide after their respective series ended. Also fans have called out the TV show for its lack of inclusion and diversity after including only one black girl – Yewande.


Video courtesy of ITV/Love Island©

4. Olivia Colman Honoured

The star of ‘The Favourite’ and the news series of ‘The Crown’ has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday honours list. The Oscar Winner was awarded the win after her service to the Drama.

The actress said: “I’m totally thrilled, delighted and humbled to be in the company of these incredible people, most of whom have been nowhere near as visible as I have, but should be - and hopefully now will be. It’s such an honour."


Video courtesy of ITV News®

3. D-Day Commemorations

Last week marked the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the storming of the beaches of Normandy. The battle which is noted as changing the course of history, was commemorated by world leaders, including Donald Trump, Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron.

HM The Queen, alongside Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall were also in attendance with Her Majesty making an emotive speech towards the end of the ceremony. She said: “When I attended the commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the D-Day Landings, some thought it might be the last such event. But the wartime generation - my generation - is resilient, and I am delighted to be with you in Portsmouth today.”


Video courtesy of 5 News©

2. Trump's State Visit

It is the state visit the world has been talking about and Donald Trump arrived in the UK amongst a political storm. The President landed after posting some incendiary tweets regarding London’s Mayor Sadiq Kahn. Calling him a “stone cold loser” the President also faced criticism over comments made about the Duchess of Sussex.

Later in the evening, the President attended a state banquet, visited the Churchill War Rooms and was interview by Piers Morgan, which can watch in the opposing video.


Video courtesy of Good Morning Britain/ITV®

1. Trooping The Colour

It is one of the biggest days in the Royal Family’s calendar and yesterday the Queen alongside other members of the Royal Family attended Trooping the Colour. The annual celebration of the Monarch’s birthday began with a astounding demonstration of pomp and pageantry.

Afterwards the Royal Family stood on the balcony of Buckingham Palace and one member in particular seemed in his element – Prince Louis. The youngest Cambridge stole hearts as he enthusiastically waved at the flypast and amused other members of the Royals.


Video courtesy of BBC©