Remembrance Day: In pictures

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A beacon burns bright at Barrington Court in Somerset - one of more than 1,000 lit across the UKImage source, PA
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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 YorkshireImage source, PA
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David Danks, of the City of Leeds pipe band, plays as a flame burns at Conisbrough Castle in South Yorkshire
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St Mary's Lighthouse, Whitley Bay, glows red in honour of the centenary
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The Queen and senior royals attended Westminster Abbey on Sunday evening where flowers were laid on the grave of the Unknown Warrior
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Princes William and Harry and the duchesses of Sussex and Cambridge at the Westminster Abbey service
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St Albans Cathedral is bathed in red light
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The names of people who died in World War One are projected onto the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh
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Belgium's King Philippe and Queen Mathilde during the Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate in Ypres
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In Whitehall in London veterans attend the remembrance service at the Cenotaph.
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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.
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British Prime Minister Theresa May, along with other political leaders and former prime ministers, stand during the two-minute silence on Whitehall
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The Queen overlooks the ceremony from a balcony alongside the Duchess of Cornwall and the Duchess of Cambridge.
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A police officer bows his head during the remembrance service.
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Following the laying of the wreaths hundreds of veterans take part in the annual parade.
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Armistice Day falls each year on 11 November to mark the day in 1918 when the fighting in World War One was stopped.
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A guardsman during the remembrance service at the Cenotaph memorial.
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Chelsea pensioners in their red uniforms.
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The women of The First Aid Nursing Yeomanry take part. The unit was founded in 1907.
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Princess Anne salutes military veterans as they march past on Horse Guards Parade.
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Ten thousand people took part in the People's Procession which began at the Mall and ended at St James's Park.
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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.
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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
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Poppies fill the Centenary Field of Thanks at the National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire.
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Veterans take part in a remembrance parade and service in Fort William, Scotland.
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A member of the public queues to attend the memorial service in London.
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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.
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The union flag is seen at half mast at the Enniskillen Cenotaph in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland.
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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,
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Red poppies are projected on to the sails of the Sydney Opera House in Australia.
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French President Emmanuel Macron leads the commemoration at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.
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Mr Macron was playing host to 70 world leaders, including US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin is also in attendance.
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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.
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French President Emmanuel Macron, his wife Brigitte Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel walk ahead of guests as they leave the Elysee Palace.
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A dove is released at the tomb of the unknown soldier at Congres Column, in Brussels, Belgium.
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Veterans make their way from the cenotaph in Hong Kong having laid their wreaths.
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British Royal Marine commando veterans parade past he cenotaph in Floriana, Malta.
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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.

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