UK falls silent for war dead

The Queen led a service at the Cenotaph in Whitehall in tribute to members of the armed forces who have died in major conflicts. Remembrance Sunday services have been held across the country and in Afghanistan.

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Miliband: An 'honour' to lay wreath for fallen soldiers

Labour leader Ed Miliband has said that it was an "honour" to be at the Cenotaph this morning, as politicians and dignitaries laid wreaths to mark Remembrance Sunday for fallen servicemen and women.

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An honour to be at the Cenotaph this morning. So important to remember and thank our Armed Forces and their families.

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Services across Wales on Remembrance Sunday

Thousands attended the Welsh National War Memorial in Cardiff.

Services have been held across Wales to mark Remembrance Sunday.

Veterans, serving soldiers, dignitaries, cadets and members of the public laid wreaths and observed two minutes' silence in memory of those members of the armed forces who have lost their lives in conflict.

Many hundreds more were at a ceremony at the Cenotaph in Newport.

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Taoiseach Enda Kenny lays laurel wreath in N Ireland

Ireland's Taoiseach Enda Kenny has laid a laurel wreath on Remembrance Sunday in Northern Ireland at the memorial in Enniskillen, where the IRA killed 11 people in a Poppy Day bomb in 1987.

Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny (left) and Northern Ireland Secretary of State Theresa Villiers at the war memorial in Enniskillen.
Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny (left) and Northern Ireland Secretary of State Theresa Villiers at the war memorial in Enniskillen. Credit: Kelvin Boyes/PA Wire

The victims in the no-warning attack were all Protestant, including three married couples, a reserve police officer and several pensioners.

N Ireland Secretary of State Theresa Villiers (left), Executive Minister Arlene Foster (second left) and Taoiseach Enda Kenny (right).
N Ireland Secretary of State Theresa Villiers (left), Executive Minister Arlene Foster (second left) and Taoiseach Enda Kenny (right). Credit: Kelvin Boyes/PA Wire

Mr Kenny made history in Enniskillen last year by becoming the first Irish premier to attend a Remembrance Day service in Northern Ireland.

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