Remembrance Day

Princess Anne plants oak tree for WW1

Princess Anne planted a tree for a remembrance project from the Woodland Trust.

Graffiti damage to hoarding on Cenotaph

The hoarding around the Cenotaph in Bristol was spray-painted with graffiti in the early hours of Sunday, police said.

Avon and Somerset Police said hoarding put up around the Cenotaph on Colston Avenue was damaged.

A 29-year-old man has been charged with one count of criminal damage and one count of possessing cannabis.


Local MP and Defence Minister Tobias Ellwood comments on President Trump's absence

The President didn't attend his remembrance meeting due to the weather.
Thousands help make 'record-breaking' human poppy
Organisers say a world record was broken for the most people coming together to form a human poppy.

Hundreds join Remembrance Day commemorations

Major works in the centre of Birmingham forced the move of Remembrance Day events from Centenary Square to Colmore Row near Cathedral Square.

That didn't stop a parade from several units and the laying of wreaths to remember those who died.

Remembrance Day event
Birmingham City Council

The centenary of the end of World War One brought a particular focus to the occasion and hundreds turned up to pay their respects.

Remembrance Day event
Birmingham City Council