Ceramic poppies cascading over the bridge of the Tower of London
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Armistice Day: Services and silence to honour the fallen

The final ceramic poppy was planted at the Tower of London by a 13-year-old army cadet just before the eleventh hour on Armistice Day.

Millions of people across the UK and Europe observed two minutes of silence in remembrance of those who have died in war.

This year's commemorations take place in the centenary year of the outbreak of WWI and 70 years after the Allies invaded occupied Europe in 1944.

Nicholas Witchell reports on the events held around the UK.

  • 11 Nov 2014
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