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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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Duke and Duchess attend WW1 event in Belgium

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are attending a commemorative First World War ceremony in Liege, Belgium.

The event is marking the 1914 invasion of neutral Belgium, which led to Britain declaring war on Germany.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Liege. Credit: EBU
The ceremony is part of the commemorations for the First World War. Credit: EBU
Events are being held across Europe today to mark the 100th anniversary of WW1. Credit: EBU

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