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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.

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Services to remember the fallen

Ed Miliband (left), Nick Clegg and David Cameron at the Remembrance Sunday ceremony in 2010. Credit: Lewis Whyld/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Alongside Prime Minister David Cameron, Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg, opposition leader Ed Miliband and Westminster Plaid Cymru group leader Elfyn Llywd, as well as high commissioners from Commonwealth countries and leaders of the Armed Forces will attend today's service in London.

Thousands of veterans will also march through Whitehall to pay their respects at the Cenotaph.Last night Rod Stewart performed for the Queen at the Festival of Remembrance in honour of Britain's war dead.

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