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In Pictures: Nation falls silent on Remembrance Sunday

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A minute’s silence was observed to remember the country’s war dead.

The Royal Family and leading politicians have led the nation in paying respects to those killed in war on Remembrance Sunday. A solemn ceremony took place at the Cenotaph in central London as well as thousands of war memorials across the country.

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Three generations of royals, the Queen, Duchess of Cornwall and the Duchess of Cambridge, witnessed the commemorations (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)
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The Prince of Wales laid a wreath (Victoria Jones/PA)
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Large crowds gathered in Sunderland to see soldiers parade (Owen Humphreys/PA)
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Children holding giant poppies during the Edinburgh service (Andrew Milligan/PA)
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A Spitfire followed a Second World War Dakota before it dropped 750,000 poppies over the White Cliffs of Dover (Gareth Fuller/PA)
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Former Labour prime ministers Gordon Brown and Tony Blair stood together (Victoria Jones/PA)
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Mr Corbyn, with his wife Laura Alvarez, wore red poppies (Jonathan Braday/PA)
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An older veteran wrapped up warm to see the Edinburgh ceremony (Andrew Milligan/PA)
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A wide range of religious figures were present including Archbishop Angeaelos, Coptic Orthodox Archbishop of London (Jonathan Brady/PA)

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