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Ceramic poppies made in Plymouth and honouring those that died in the Great War have been planted by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the Tower of London.
Each poppy was made by staff at the city's Theatre Royal.
A service of remembrance is taking place this evening in Plymouth. The city is honouring the fallen of World War One from the region on the 100th anniversary of Britain's involvement in the conflict.
A candlelight procession will then follow to Plymouth Hoe where a service will be held at The Royal Navy War Memorial (pictured) and all bar one candle will be extinguished to mark 'Lights Out' across he country tonight.
One hundred years ago today war was declared on Germany - a centenary that's being marked across the Westcountry this evening with dozens of commemorative events. Seth Conway has the below report:
Plymouth will be hosting one of the main commemorative services tonight - at St Andrew's Church. Among those taking part is poet Mike Sullivan - who has written about the impact of the Great War on the city. You can hear some of that below: