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Armistice Day 2015 is observed around the world, in pictures

November 11th, 2015

Tributes will be paid today to the millions of British servicemen who have died in conflict since the start of the First World War. Here is a selection of photographs from around the world of this year’s Armistice Day commemorations.

Above: Prince Charles and Camilla Duchess of Cornwall attend the Remembrance Day National Ceremony at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra

Picture: Tim Rooke/Rex


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Swastika symbols seen in unusual places around the world, in pictures

September 25th, 2014

German builders who fitted a supposedly random set of bricks into the ground for a new shopping precinct claim it was an accident when several of them ended up forming a swastika. Use of Nazi symbols is illegal in Germany and can result in jail sentences, so when shoppers at the new precinct in the historic north-western German town of Goslar in Lower Saxony spotted the swastika made of bricks, they instantly called police.

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