Royals meet poppy sellers

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have met Poppy Day appeal staff and volunteers at a London tube station. Harry and Duke of Edinburgh have paid their respects to the fallen at the Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey.

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Royals open Field of Remembrance in London

Prince Harry and the Duke of Edinburgh have opened the Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey in London.

Prince Harry and the Duke of Edinburgh opened the Field of Remembrance. Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

The royals spent nearly an hour meeting veterans and members of the Royal British Legion and Poppy Factory as they were led around the 100,000 crosses that have been planted in memory of fallen soldiers.

The royals met veterans and members of the Royal British Legion. Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

After arriving at the Abbey in a Rolls Royce, the pair paid their respects by each laying a small cross of remembrance in front of two wooden crosses from the Graves of Unknown British Soldiers from the First and Second World Wars.

Harry pays his respects by laying a small cross of remembrance. Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

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William and Kate join poppy sellers outside tube station

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge stunned hundreds of commuters in London today as they joined poppy sellers at a tube station.

William and Kate meet volunteers at a London tube station. Credit: Royal British Legion

The royal couple travelled on a Routemaster bus to High Street Kensington station where they met military personnel and volunteers supporting London Poppy Day.

William and Kate were swamped by members of the public taking pictures as they walked along the high street to the station's entrance hall.

Some 2,000 uniformed personnel, veterans and their supporters are hitting the capital's streets today for the Royal British Legion appeal ahead of Remembrance Sunday.

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Legion bus to call in on William and Kate

William and Kate will meet Royal British Legion staff and volunteers today Credit: Ian West/PA Wire

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will welcome military supporters into their palace grounds today to mark London Poppy Day.

The royal couple will meet staff and volunteers taking part in the Royal British Legion appeal who will call at Kensington Palace as part of a tour across the capital on a 1960's Routemaster Bus.

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Duke and Prince Harry to honour fallen soldiers

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Prince Harry and the Duke of Edinburgh will pay their respects to soldiers killed in battle at Westminster Abbey later today. Credit: PA

Prince Harry and his grandfather, the Duke of Edinburgh, will pay their respects at the Field of Remembrance in Westminster Abbey.

Each will lay a Cross of Remembrance in front of two wooden crosses from the Graves of Unknown British Soldiers from the First and Second World Wars.

The Last Post will sound, marking the start of two minutes silence, after which the two royals will visit meet veterans of more recent battles.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are also expected to attend separate Remembrance events later today.