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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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Lights go out for an hour to remember war dead

Lights across Britain have been switched off for an hour tonight in a tribute to the 17 million killed in the First World War.

Landmarks including the Houses of Parliament, Tower Bridge and St Paul's Cathedral all went dark from 10pm.

Prime Minister David Cameron had asked Britons to switch off all but a single light in their homes for an hour.

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