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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Single candle lights No 10 for WW1 commemoration

A single candle has been placed outside Number 10 ahead of the Lights Out campaign.

Number 10 prepares for the Lights Out event. Credit: ITV News

The 14-18 NOW Lights Out campaign hopes people will leave a single light on between 10 and 11pm to mark the exact hour when Britain declared war on Germany.

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