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Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day

Britain comes to a standstill on Armistice Day to observe a two-minute silence to remember those who fought and died for the country.

Tributes to the war dead have begun around the world as people observe two minutes' silence to mark Armistice Day.

Offices and schools in Britain fell quiet and people stopped in the streets at 11 o'clock this morning to remember those who have died in global conflicts.
War memorials in the UK's villages, towns and cities became the focal point for remembrance at the '11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month' - the time the peace agreement between Germany and the Allies took effect in 1918 after four years of fighting

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