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WW1 lights out ceremony held at Llandaff Cathedral

Lights went out across Wales to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War One.

A service of remembrance at Llandaff Cathedral, Cardiff, was held on Monday, which marked the start of four years of events in Wales.

People switched off between 22:00 and 23:00 BST on Monday with candlelit vigils being held.

First Minister Carwyn Jones and the Archbishop of Wales took part in the service.

Britain declared war with Germany at 23:00 BST on 4 August, 1914.

Good Morning Wales reports.

  • 05 Aug 2014
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