Remembrance Day: In pictures

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image captionA beacon lights up the sky at Barrington Court in Somerset - one of more than 1,000 lit across the UK
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image captionDavid Danks, of the City of Leeds pipe band, plays as a flame burns at Conisbrough Castle in South Yorkshire
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image captionSt Mary's Lighthouse, Whitley Bay, glows red in honour of the centenary
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image captionThe Queen and senior royals attended Westminster Abbey on Sunday evening where flowers were laid on the grave of the Unknown Warrior
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image captionPrinces William and Harry and the duchesses of Sussex and Cambridge at the Westminster Abbey service
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image captionSt Albans Cathedral is bathed in red light
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image captionThe names of people who died in World War One are projected onto the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh
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image captionBelgium's King Philippe and Queen Mathilde during the Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate in Ypres
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image captionIn Whitehall in London veterans attend the remembrance service at the Cenotaph.
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image captionThe Prince of Wales led the nation's tributes to all those who have lost their lives in conflict on the centenary of the Armistice.
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image captionBritish Prime Minister Theresa May, along with other political leaders and former prime ministers, stand during the two-minute silence on Whitehall
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image captionThe Queen overlooks the ceremony from a balcony alongside the Duchess of Cornwall and the Duchess of Cambridge.
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image captionA police officer bows his head during the remembrance service.
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image captionFollowing the laying of the wreaths hundreds of veterans take part in the annual parade.
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image captionArmistice Day falls each year on 11 November to mark the day in 1918 when the fighting in World War One was stopped.
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image captionA guardsman during the remembrance service at the Cenotaph memorial.
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image captionChelsea pensioners in their red uniforms.
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image captionThe women of The First Aid Nursing Yeomanry take part. The unit was founded in 1907.
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image captionPrincess Anne salutes military veterans as they march past on Horse Guards Parade.
image captionTen thousand people took part in the People's Procession which began at the Mall and ended at St James's Park.
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image captionOn 32 beaches around Great Britain the faces of those who served during World War One are being created in the sand. A picture of the British army's first black officer Walter Tull is seen on Ayr Beach. He enlisted in the Army in 1914, rose to become a 2nd Lieutenant and died in the Second Battle of the Somme at the age of 29.
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image captionPiper Louise Marshall, wearing a special commemorative red tartan, plays Battle's O'er, the traditional Scottish lament played at the end of battle, at dawn alongside the Forth Bridge in Scotland
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image captionPoppies fill the Centenary Field of Thanks at the National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire.
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image captionVeterans take part in a remembrance parade and service in Fort William, Scotland.
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image captionA member of the public queues to attend the memorial service in London.
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image captionIn the grounds of St Mary's Church in Isleworth wooden crosses are arranged to mark the centenary of the end of the Great War.
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image captionThe union flag is seen at half mast at the Enniskillen Cenotaph in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland.
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image captionElsewhere around the world commemorations are taking place to mark what was meant to be the war to end all wars. Here a man looks on during commemorations at the WA State War Memorial in King's Park, Perth, Australia,
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image captionRed poppies are projected on to the sails of the Sydney Opera House in Australia.
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image captionFrench President Emmanuel Macron leads the commemoration at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.
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image captionMr Macron was playing host to 70 world leaders, including US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
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image captionRussian President Vladimir Putin is also in attendance.
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image captionThe empty chairs with the names of the world leaders are seen before a commemoration ceremony for Armistice Day in France where much of the conflict took place.
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image captionFrench President Emmanuel Macron, his wife Brigitte Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel walk ahead of guests as they leave the Elysee Palace.
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image captionA dove is released at the tomb of the unknown soldier at Congres Column, in Brussels, Belgium.
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image captionVeterans make their way from the cenotaph in Hong Kong having laid their wreaths.
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image captionBritish Royal Marine commando veterans parade past he cenotaph in Floriana, Malta.
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image captionMembers of military history clubs wear WW1 French military uniform during a ceremony at the Brotherly cemetery of WW1 heroes in Tsarskoye Selo outside Saint Petersburg.

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