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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Royals delight crowd in Belgium

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry delighted thousands of people in the main square of Mons today by making a brief appearance on the town hall balcony.

Prince Harry and the Duchess and Duke of Cambridge in Mons today Credit: EBU

The royals were in Belgium for a ceremony to mark the centenary of Britain entering the First World War.

The Duke of Cambridge was once of the speakers at the ceremony, which was attended by the Prime Minister, David Cameron, as well as other European leaders.

Wellwishers wave the Union Jack as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry appear in the main square at Mons Credit: EBU

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