I say it to the driver as I leave the bus, I say it to my dentist as I get out of the chair - even after an arduous experience - and I am happy to wave it when a fellow motorist helps me through a junction. Thank you, thanks, merci, gracias - whatever term you use to acknowledge help and assistance.
Gary Lineker will ask why his grandfather was branded a “D-Day Dodger” in a new Second World War documentary for BBC One.
A 93-year-old D-Day veteran is appealing for help to find his Legion D’Honneur medal, which he lost while attending commemorations of the 75th anniversary of the Normandy landings.
An investigation has been launched after swastikas were drawn on a commemorative D-Day bench.
D-Day veterans have returned to the beaches where they landed 75 years ago to lay crosses and remember their fallen comrades.
A woman has described her fury after the grave of her war-hero uncle was one of several to be damaged in the lead up to the D-Day anniversary.
Numerous gravestones were found smashed in a cemetery in the run-up to D-Day, following what has been described as the “callous thoughtlessness” of vandals.
A Peterhead woman has been busy with her own knitted commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings.
Britain's defence chiefs were on heightened alert in the build-up to D-Day.
The sound of the pipes echoed out across the sands of Nairn beach yesterday as the community gathered to pay tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice on D-Day.
The Grampian Transport Museum’s annual military vehicle tattoo will take on a special meaning this weekend to coincide with the anniversary of D-Day.
D-Day 75th anniversary: ‘You were too busy to be frightened. You had your job to do and you just got on with it.’
Geordie Mainland was just 19 years old when he led allied troops through the German minefields on the approach to Normandy's beaches.
Thousands of visitors descended on a small Normandy seaside town to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day.
A six-year-old boy proudly wore his great-uncle’s medals to Bayeux War Cemetery to mark 75 years since the D-Day landings.
A 94-year-old D-Day veteran leaned forward and gave the Prime Minister a kiss on the cheek after meeting her in northern France.
The Prime Minister is surrounded by idiots, according to one D-Day veteran.
A lone piper has played on a Normandy beach as part of commemorative events marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day, and paying tribute to those who paid the “ultimate sacrifice”.
US President Donald Trump has told how he and the Queen know each other “so well” after his state visit to the UK.
The Duke of Cambridge has laid a wreath to those who made “the ultimate sacrifice” during a service of commemoration marking the 75th anniversary of the Normandy Landings.
The courage and sacrifice of those who gave their lives in the heroic D-Day landings 75 years ago has been honoured in moving ceremonies on both sides of the Channel.
The courage and sacrifice of those who gave their lives in the D-Day landings 75 years ago has been honoured in moving ceremonies on both sides of the Channel.
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall have joined the Prime Minister and D-Day veterans at a service of remembrance, commemorating 75 years since the Normandy landings.
The fallen heroes of D-Day, who fought in “one of the greatest battles for freedom this world has ever known”, have been honoured in moving ceremonies in Normandy.
Theresa May has paid tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice at an inauguration ceremony of a new British Normandy Memorial in France, 75 years on from D-Day.
The detailed planning for D-Day was not just focused on the invasion of northern Europe – Britain was also braced for Hitler to immediately strike back.
A group of divers plunged into the depths of D-Day history to explore an unusual wartime wreck.
Two able seamen who served on the same ship on D-Day have been reunited 75 years on.
The only D-Day heroes were the front-line troops who were the first to storm the beaches of Normandy – helping to strike a decisive blow against the Nazis, a veteran has said.
Events to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day began in Normandy with a lone piper in Port Winston marking the minute the invasion began and the moment the first British soldier landed on Gold beach.
Events marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day will take place in France and the UK today.
Events to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day are taking place in Normandy and in the UK.
On this day 75 years ago, the Gordon Highlanders landed on the beaches of Normandy, faced with the most gruelling military campaign of their lives.