WWI veterans mark Armistice Day

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Henry Allingham, 112, Harry Patch, 110, and Bill Stone, 108, represented the RAF, Army and Royal Navy respectively at a ceremony at London's Cenotaph.

They led the country in observing two minutes' silence from 1100 GMT.

Among other Armistice Day events across Europe, Prince Charles laid a wreath at a battle site in France.

The three veterans did the same at the Cenotaph, in Whitehall, as part of the service which is the centrepiece of the 90th anniversary commemorations in Britain.

The two-minute silence at 1100 GMT marked the moment - at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month - when the Armistice Treaty signed by the Allies and Germany to end four years of conflict came into effect.

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