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Remembrance Day – live: UK falls silent to remember war dead and mark 100 years since end of WW1

Remembrance Day - live: UK falls silent to remember war dead and mark 100 years since end of WW1

Remembrance Day providers are happening throughout Britain and the world to commemorate these killed within the First World War and different conflicts.

100 years after Armistice Day, the Queen and prime minister will attend a service on the cenotaph earlier than travelling to Westminster Abbey.

Events are additionally happening in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Enniskillen and different areas throughout the nation.


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Commemorations began within the UK at daybreak, following remembrance providers throughout Australia, New Zealand and Commonwealth nations.

Services had been held from Sydney to Singapore on Sunday as tens of hundreds of individuals paused to mirror on the innumerable lives given to a battle on the opposite aspect of the world a century in the past.

Some 12,000 individuals, together with veterans and serving troopers, gathered for a nationwide ceremony of remembrance on the Australian War Memorial in Canberra.

There was additionally a service on the Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne, amid tight safety following Thursday’s terror assault within the metropolis centre.

Earlier, giant crowds attended the Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington for New Zealand’s primary remembrance ceremony.

Remembrance ceremonies had been additionally held in Delhi, Kuala Lumpur and on a quantity of South Pacific Islands.

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