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UK: The Queen leads wreath-laying ceremony for Remembrance Sunday02:52

UK: The Queen leads wreath-laying ceremony for Remembrance Sunday

United Kingdom, London
November 13, 2016 at 15:20 GMT +00:00 · Published

British Monarch Queen Elizabeth led the laying of wreaths at the Cenotaph in central London on Remembrance Sunday. The annual event remembers the fallen British and Commonwealth soldiers of both World Wars and later conflicts.

British Prime Minister Theresa May and leader of the opposition Jeremy Corbyn followed the Queen in the laying of wreaths, which was also attended by former Prime Ministers John Major, Tony Blair and David Cameron. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson also took part.

Remembrance Sunday is observed on the sunday closest to November 11 or Armistice Day, which celebrates the end of hostilities of the First World War on November 11 at 11:00 am in 1918.

UK: The Queen leads wreath-laying ceremony for Remembrance Sunday02:52
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British Monarch Queen Elizabeth led the laying of wreaths at the Cenotaph in central London on Remembrance Sunday. The annual event remembers the fallen British and Commonwealth soldiers of both World Wars and later conflicts.

British Prime Minister Theresa May and leader of the opposition Jeremy Corbyn followed the Queen in the laying of wreaths, which was also attended by former Prime Ministers John Major, Tony Blair and David Cameron. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson also took part.

Remembrance Sunday is observed on the sunday closest to November 11 or Armistice Day, which celebrates the end of hostilities of the First World War on November 11 at 11:00 am in 1918.

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