In Pictures

Remembrance Day: In pictures

A beacon burns bright at Barrington Court in Somerset - one of more than 1,000 lit across the UK Image copyright PA
Image caption A beacon lights up the sky at Barrington Court in Somerset - one of more than 1,000 lit across the UK
David Danks, of the City of Leeds pipe band, plays as a flame burns at Conisbrough Castle in South Yorkshire Image copyright PA
Image caption David Danks, of the City of Leeds pipe band, plays as a flame burns at Conisbrough Castle in South Yorkshire
St Mary's Lighthouse, Whitley Bay, glows red in honour of the centenary Image copyright PA
Image caption St Mary's Lighthouse, Whitley Bay, glows red in honour of the centenary
The Queen and senior royals attended Westminster Abbey on Sunday evening where flowers were laid on the grave of the Unknown Warrior Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption The Queen and senior royals attended Westminster Abbey on Sunday evening where flowers were laid on the grave of the Unknown Warrior
Princes William and Harry and the duchesses of Sussex and Cambridge at the Westminster Abbey service Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption Princes William and Harry and the duchesses of Sussex and Cambridge at the Westminster Abbey service
St Albans Cathedral is bathed in red light Image copyright Reuters
Image caption St Albans Cathedral is bathed in red light
The names of people who were killed in the First World War are projected on to the Scottish Parliament building in Edinburgh Image copyright PA
Image caption The names of people who died in World War One are projected onto the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh
King Philippe of Belgium and Queen Mathilde (C) during the Last Post ceremony as part of the Centenary of the WWI Armistice of 11 November 1918 at Menin Gate Memorial, in Ypres, Belgium. Image copyright EPA
Image caption Belgium's King Philippe and Queen Mathilde during the Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate in Ypres
Veterans attend the remembrance service at the Cenotaph memorial in Whitehall Image copyright PA
Image caption In Whitehall in London veterans attend the remembrance service at the Cenotaph.
Prince Charles Image copyright AFP
Image caption The Prince of Wales led the nation's tributes to all those who have lost their lives in conflict on the centenary of the Armistice.
Political leaders Image copyright Reuters
Image caption British Prime Minister Theresa May, along with other political leaders and former prime ministers, stand during the two-minute silence on Whitehall
The Duchess of Cornwall, Queen Elizabeth II and the Duchess of Cambridge on a balcony during the remembrance service Image copyright PA
Image caption The Queen overlooks the ceremony from a balcony alongside the Duchess of Cornwall and the Duchess of Cambridge.
A police officer bows his head during the remembrance service Image copyright PA
Image caption A police officer bows his head during the remembrance service.
Veterans march Image copyright Reuters
Image caption Following the laying of the wreaths hundreds of veterans take part in the annual parade.
The veterans march past the Cenotaph Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption Armistice Day falls each year on 11 November to mark the day in 1918 when the fighting in World War One was stopped.
A Royal Guardsman during the remembrance service at the Cenotaph memorial Image copyright PA
Image caption A guardsman during the remembrance service at the Cenotaph memorial.
Chelsea pensioners Image copyright AFP
Image caption Chelsea pensioners in their red uniforms.
The women of The First Aid Nursing Yeomanry Image copyright Reuters
Image caption The women of The First Aid Nursing Yeomanry take part. The unit was founded in 1907.
Princess Anne salutes military veterans Image copyright Reuters
Image caption Princess Anne salutes military veterans as they march past on Horse Guards Parade.
People's Parade passes the Cenotaph
Image caption Ten thousand people took part in the People's Procession which began at the Mall and ended at St James's Park.
A picture of the British Army's first black officer Walter Tull is seen on Ayr Beach Image copyright SWNS
Image caption On 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.
Piper Louise Marshall at dawn alongside the Forth Bridge Image copyright PA
Image caption Piper 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
The Centenary Field of Thanks at the National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire Image copyright PA
Image caption Poppies fill the Centenary Field of Thanks at the National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire.
Veterans take part in a remembrance parade and service in Fort William Image copyright PA
Image caption Veterans take part in a remembrance parade and service in Fort William, Scotland.
A member of the public wears a jacket with a large poppy on the back Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption A member of the public queues to attend the memorial service in London.
Wooden crosses are seen arranged to form the number one hundred to mark Remembrance on the grounds of St Mary's church in Isleworth, London Image copyright Reuters
Image caption In the grounds of St Mary's Church in Isleworth wooden crosses are arranged to mark the centenary of the end of the Great War.
Remembrance Sunday in Enniskillen Image copyright PA
Image caption The union flag is seen at half mast at the Enniskillen Cenotaph in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland.
Remembrance Day commemorations at the WA State War Memorial in King's Park, Perth, Australia, Image copyright EPA
Image caption Elsewhere 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,
Red poppies are projected on to the sails of the Sydney Opera House Image copyright Reuters
Image caption Red poppies are projected on to the sails of the Sydney Opera House in Australia.
French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech Image copyright EPA
Image caption French President Emmanuel Macron leads the commemoration at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.
Brigitte Macron, French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump Image copyright Reuters
Image caption Mr Macron was playing host to 70 world leaders, including US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives to attend a commemoration ceremony for Armistice Day Image copyright Reuters
Image caption Russian President Vladimir Putin is also in attendance.
The empty chairs with the names of guests are seen before a commemoration ceremony for Armistice Day Image copyright Reuters
Image caption The 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.
European leaders at the Elysee Palace Image copyright Reuters
Image caption French President Emmanuel Macron, his wife Brigitte Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel walk ahead of guests as they leave the Elysee Palace.
A dove being released Image copyright EPA
Image caption A dove is released at the tomb of the unknown soldier at Congres Column, in Brussels, Belgium.
Hong Kong veterans walk after laying wreaths in front of the Cenotaph in Hong Kong, China, Image copyright EPA
Image caption Veterans make their way from the cenotaph in Hong Kong having laid their wreaths.
British Royal Marine commando veterans Image copyright Reuters
Image caption British Royal Marine commando veterans parade past he cenotaph in Floriana, Malta.
Members of military history clubs wear WWI French military uniform Image copyright AFP
Image caption Members 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.

All photographs are copyrighted.