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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.

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. 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). 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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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.

Britain pays tribute to fallen service personnel

Millions of people across the country fell silent this morning to honour those who lost their lives at war.

Services have taken place across the country to mark Remembrance Day.

Earlier, the Queen laid the first wreath at the Cenotaph on Whitehall before other members of the Royal family and leading political figures followed suit.

People look at the many crosses at the Royal Wootton Bassett Field of Remembrance at Lydiard Park, Wiltshire. Credit: PA Wire
A veteran lays a wreath at Centenary Square, Birmingham. Credit: PA Wire
First Minister Alex Salmond lays a wreath on Remembrance Sunday in Edinburgh, Scotland. Credit: PA Wire
Member of the armed forces, stand in Portsmouth's Guildhall Square, during a Remembrance Sunday service Credit: PA Wire
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