The region fell silent for Armistice Day

A two minute silence was held across the region at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month - the point at which gunfire stopped in the First World War in 1918.

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Cheryl features in video 'Remembering the Fallen'

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.

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