French President Francois Hollande (R) and German President Joachim Gauck visit the crypt at the memorial to the battles at Hartmannswillerkopf, as part of commemorations marking the centenary of World War I on August 3, 2014 near Cernay, France
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Europe marks centenary of start of World War One

Final preparations are under way for Monday's commemorations in Britain to mark the centenary of the start of World War One.

On Sunday, European leaders took part in events marking Germany's declaration of war against France.

Britain declared war the following day.

Robert Hall reports.

  • 03 Aug 2014
  • From the section Europe
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