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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 visit WW1 Tower of London poppy display

It's an breath-taking image that commemorates those who died in the Great War - thousands of ceramic poppies surround the Tower of London, where a hundred years ago, some of the first volunteers enlisted.

Eventually there will be one poppy for each serviceman from Britain and the Colonies who died - creating a stunning 'field'of nearly 900 thousand 'blooms'. Today even the Royals were captivated by the display, as Royal correspondent Tim Ewart reports:

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