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Armistice Day: Two-minute silence held across country

The nation fell silent for two minutes at 11am in remembrance of our war dead.

The Armistice Day commemorations were led by Prince Harry, who laid a wreath at the National Memorial Arboretum on the 98th anniversary of the end of the First World War.

In France, President Francois Hollande led commemorations by laying a wreath at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.

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UK falls silent to remember war dead on Armistice Day

The UK fell silent at 11am on Friday morning to remember those killed in war, as Armistice Day was commemorated.

At the eleventh hour, on the eleventh day, of the eleventh month, on the 98th anniversary of the cessation of hostilities on the Western Front of the First World War, the country held a two-minute silence.

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