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Services have been held across the North East to mark Armistice Day.
In Sunderland shoppers at The Bridges shopping centre stood in silence as they paused to pay respect to those who have died during conflict.
A two minute silence was held at 11am across the country to mark the time the guns fell silent at the end of World War One on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month.
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Those gathered at the war memorial at Old Eldon Square in Newcastle fell silent at 11am to remember the lives lost in war.
It's taken six months and now it is complete. Risedale Sports and Community College students in Catterick have been making ceramic poppies to produce a Tower of London style sea of poppies for a special Remembrance service.
Armistice Day - also known as Remembrance Day - marks the anniversary of the end of the First World War, after an Entente was signed in the early hours of 11 November 1918.
The two minute silence begins at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month - the point at which gunfire stopped after four years of bloody conflict.
It is observed across the Commonwealth and is used to remember not just those that died in the First World War, but all members of the armed forces to have died in war since.
North East singer and television personality Cheryl Fernandez-Versini is featuring in a Royal British Legion video to remind people that they are encouraging a two minute silence at 11am to remember the lives lost at war.
The A19 Tyne Tunnel will be closed both ways between A185 (Jarrow) and A187 (East Howden) for Armistice Day. To accommodate the two minute silence, the tunnel will be closed between 11.00am and 11.05am.
People across the North East will fall silent at 11am this morning, November 11, to mark Armistice Day.
Services of remembrance will be held from Northumberland to North Yorkshire - marking the end of the First World War and honouring the region's war dead.