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