Red poppy wreaths are placed near names of the missing on the Menin Gate in Ypres, Belgium on Thursday, June 26, 2014
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WWI 100th anniversary ceremony at Menin Gate

European Union leaders are taking part in a ceremony in Ypres to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of World War One.

The Last Post will be played at Menin Gate, before the inauguration of the Peace Bench in its garden.

The leaders will then start the EU summit, where a decision will be made on the Commission presidency on Friday.

  • 26 Jun 2014