UK marks Anzac Day with services
New Zealand's prime minister has taken part in UK services to mark Anzac Day, in memory of the New Zealanders and Australians who died at war.
The date marks the ill-fated landing of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps at Gallipoli in Turkey in 1915.
John Key laid a wreath at the Australian War Memorial at a dawn service in London's Hyde Park.
Events are also taking place at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire and in Edinburgh.
The annual dawn ceremony at the Australian War Memorial in Hyde Park was followed by a wreath-laying ceremony at the New Zealand Memorial. The service was also attended by children from a school in Christchurch, New Zealand....
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