Respects paid at Cenotaph two-minute silence

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Fallen troops were honoured at the annual ceremony in London. Credit: PA

Respects have been paid at a ceremony for Armistice Day at the Cenotaph in Whitehall.

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Wreaths of poppies were laid at the Cenotaph. Credit: PA

Wreaths were laid at the foot of the monument, following a two-minute silence to remember Britain's war dead.

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Armistice Day commemorated

Acts of remembrance for Britain's war dead are taking place to mark Armistice Day, including a service at the national Armed Forces Memorial. The Duke of Edinburgh has also attended a service in Belgium.