Queen leads events marking Remembrance Sunday

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The Queen has led Remembrance Sunday commemorations, to honour servicemen and women who have died in war.

A two-minute silence was held at 11am, after which the Queen laid a wreath at the Cenotaph in London.

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Crowds watching the ceremony at the Cenotaph

The Queen was joined by other royals, political leaders and war veterans, as well as large crowds who came to watch the ceremony.

Events have also taken place across the UK and abroad, including in Afghanistan.

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