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WW1 commemorations across the Midlands

Events have been held across the Midlands to mark 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War.

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Thousands take part in tiny WW1 ice sculptures event

Thousands of people have put tiny ice sculptures on display in Birmingham to remember the men and women who made sacrifices in the First World War.

A display of around five thousand ice sculptures were melted at Chamberlain Square. Called "Minimum Monument," it is the work of Brazilian sculptor Nele Azevedo, who is presenting her work in England for the first time.

Artist Nele, seen on the right in the clip below, speaks through an interpreter as she shares her thoughts on the message behind today's event.

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