SHEPPERTON, England — Royal officials clad in scarlet outfits took to the River Thames in traditional boats on Monday for the annual “Swan Upping” ceremony, an 800-year-old tradition of counting the swans owned by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth.

TILTON — The D-Day landing in Normandy, France was solemnly remembered at the New Hampshire Veterans Home on Thursday by residents including Bob Giguere, who, 75 years ago, was a 17-year old sailor from Laconia who suddenly found himself in the infantry.