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UK remembers the fallen on Armistice Day

A two-minute silence was held across the country at 11am as the nation paid their respects to the war dead on Armistice Day.

Prince Harry lead the nation in remembrance, laying a wreath at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire and reading The Soldier, by Rupert Brooke.

Prince Charles lays wreath at Bahrain memorial service

Prince Charles salutes after laying a wreath at a memorial service in Bahrain. Credit: PA

The Prince of Wales laid a wreath at a memorial service at the British Embassy in Manama, Bahrain on the last day of his royal tour of the Middle East.

He saluted after laying a wreath of poppies at the service attended by Bahrain officials and ambassadors.

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Prince Harry reads The Soldier on Armistice Day

Prince Harry read the poem, The Soldier, by Rupert Brooke, as he led the nation in remembrance on Armistice Day.

The Royal - who has served in Afghanistan - also laid a wreath at the National Memorial Arboretum on the 98th anniversary of the end of the First World War.

UK falls silent to remember war dead on Armistice Day

The UK fell silent at 11am on Friday morning to remember those killed in war, as Armistice Day was commemorated.

At the eleventh hour, on the eleventh day, of the eleventh month, on the 98th anniversary of the cessation of hostilities on the Western Front of the First World War, the country held a two-minute silence.

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