Thousands of schoolchildren will have the chance to visit famous battlefields from the First World War (WW1) as part of a £5 million educational programme to commemorate the war.
Two student "ambassadors" and a teacher from each maintained secondary school in England will be invited to visit battlefields like the Somme, Verdun and Fromelles between Spring 2014 and Spring 2019.
The Treasury today committed an additional £5m to the refurbishment of the Imperial War Museum's WW1 galleries, to be raised from fines imposed on financial services companies for misconduct.
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Among those expected to attend the ceremony will be former US President Bill Clinton and ex-Northern Ireland first minister Peter Robinson.
Five people have been killed and 40 injured after a car and knife attack in London on Wednesday.
A wet, wintry night in places with rain and hill snow slow to move away from southern Scotland and northern England.