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Lights Out as Britain commemorates WW1

Britain's most famous landmarks including the London Eye, Houses of Parliament, Downing Street and Gateshead's Millennium Bridge were plunged into darkness for an hour last night to mark the moment Britain first declared war on Germany in 1914.

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Imperial War Museum recreates WW1 trench

Visitors to the Imperial War Museum will be able to experience what life was really like on the frontline during WW1 after recreating a trench.

ITV News reporter Martha Farlie has this report:

More than 1,000 artifacts including an old gramophone which was played in the trenches during the Battle of the Somme are also on display.

The old gramophone which is still in one piece after being played during the Battle of the Somme. Credit: ITV News
This tin of Fry's chocolate is just one of the 1,300 items currently on display at the Imperial War Museum. Credit: ITV News

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