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In Pictures: Remembrance Sunday

  • 8 November 2015
  • From the section UK

Respects are being paid in the UK and around the world to those killed in World Wars One and Two and later conflicts.

Thousands have gathered for a Remembrance Sunday ceremony at the Cenotaph in Whitehall in central London, attended by the Queen, Prime Minister David Cameron and representatives from other nations.

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Image caption The Queen and leaders of the country's political parties attended the annual ceremony at the Cenotaph
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Image caption War veterans and members of civilian associations took part in a march to the Cenotaph in London
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Image caption Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Prime Minister David Cameron were among the political figures at the Cenotaph
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Image caption The Duke of Edinburgh was among those paying his respects to the fallen
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Image caption This year's service was shorter than in previous years, to reduce the amount of time war veterans have to stand
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Image caption Prince William and Prince Andrew, who have both served in the armed forces, laid wreaths
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Image caption The Maltese, vital allies to Britain in both world wars, held a ceremony at their Cenotaph in Floriana, outside the capital Valletta
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Image caption Canadian soldiers attended a ceremony at the British embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan
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Image caption Veteran Gideon Gilboa, 93, pays his respects to fallen war veterans who fought in the British armed forces at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery in the central Israeli town of Ramla
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Image caption Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon laid a wreath at the Stone of Remembrance, at the City Chambers in Edinburgh
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Image caption Members of the armed forces and veterans paid their respects at a ceremony in Fort William.
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Image caption Players held a minute's silence at the Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Manchester City
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Image caption Veterans from around the world came to pay their respects at the ceremony in London
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Image caption The ground surrounding the Cenotaph was covered by wreaths following the remembrance ceremony

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