First World War centenary to touch 'every corner of the country'

David Cameron has outlined a programme of national commemorations to mark the centenary of the First World War. He said he wants a series of events that will touch "every corner of the country" in 2014 - along similar lines to the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

As part of an educational legacy, the Prime Minister also said that children from every secondary school in Britain will have the chance to visit famous First World War battlefields.

ITV News' Europe Correspondent Emma Murphy reports from Ypres in Belgium.

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WWI centenary plans announced

David Cameron has announced plans to mark the centenary of the Great War. National commemorations will be held on the anniversary of the first day of conflict on the 4th August 2014 and for the first day of the Somme on 1st July 2016.