NEWS­PA­PER OF THE YEAR

This day to re­mem­ber

The Sunday Post (Dundee) - - FRONT PAGE -

To­day, at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month ex­actly 100 years af­ter the guns fell silent, Bri­tain will re­mem­ber.

In Scot­land, the First Min­is­ter will lead trib­utes to the fallen on the centenary of the end of the First World War.

Ni­cola Stur­geon will lay a wreath at the Stone of Re­mem­brance at Ed­in­burgh City Cham­bers be­fore at­tend­ing a ser­vice at St Giles’ Cathe­dral. Later, she will at­tend Glas­gow Cathe­dral where more than 1,000 will gather to re­mem­ber those lost in the con­flict, in one of a se­ries of spe­cial ser­vices mark­ing the 100- year an­niver­sary of the Ar­mistice.

The First Min­is­ter said: “Re­mem­brance Sun­day is an op­por­tu­nity for peo­ple in Scot­land to join with oth­ers across the world to com­mem­o­rate those who made the ul­ti­mate sac­ri­fice in con­flicts dur­ing the last cen­tury. It al­lows us a chance to hon­our the mem­ory of those who gave their lives, while also pay­ing tribute to our vet­er­ans and those who con­tinue to serve to­day.

“This year of course has added poignancy as it marks 100 years since the sign­ing of the Ar­mistice that ended the First World War. The lay­ing of a wreath is a small but

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Pic­ture

A piper leads a frieze at the Scot­tish Na­tional War Me­mo­rial, Ed­in­burgh Cas­tle, pay­ing tribute to the fallen An­to­nia Reeve

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