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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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WW1 wreath notes left by PM, Miliband and Charles

The messages left by David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Prince Charles have been tweeted by Channel 4 News correspondent Ciaran Jenkins.

The Prime Minister's note reads: "Your most enduring legacy is our liberty - David Cameron."

Mr Miliband's says: "From the leader of the Opposition".

The note attached to the wreath laid by Prince Charles says: "In everlasting memory - Charles."

Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg's message on his wreath read: "From the Deputy Prime Minister".

Nick Clegg's message on his WW1 wreath note. Credit: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

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