Marines narrowly miss world record attempt

A group of Royal Marines has marked remembrance weekend by trying to set a new world record for speed marching the length of a marathon, while carrying full kit.

Unfortunately rain slowed them down and they missed their target by just three minutes.

The Marines set off on their march from Downing Street. Credit: ITV News/Toby Sadler

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Remembrance services held

Britain will unite in quiet contemplation today as Remembrance Sunday services are held in tribute to members of the armed forces who have died in major conflicts. The Queen will take part in a service at Whitehall's Cenotaph.