Return of the Flying Scotsman, stolen Rockwell painting






The fabled Flying Scotsman steam train leads off the video wheel as it comes out of storage to christen a repaired stretch of UK railway between Settle and Carlisle just south of the Scottish border. The big coal-burner was great hit. To the right, after more than 40 years in the hands of a thief, a Norman Rockwell painting has been returned by the FBI to a Philadelphia family which owned it when it was taken during a break-in. Below that, the unnerving video of four people in a sailboat as they are hurled into the sea at Los Angeles. It is harrowing to watch but the sailors are all able to swim or wade to shore. And finally, the touching story of an ordinary Canadian kid, Private Harold Wilbert Roszel. 20, of Toronto, whose short life is part of the enduring bond between the Netherlands and Canada forged more than 70 years ago.

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