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Charity swimmer Sean Conway, arrives at John O’Groats, in the north of Scotland, after being the first person to swim from Lands End to the tip of Great Britain. The venture over 1,448 km took Mr Conway, from Cheltenham, 135 days
World War Two veteran Harry Marrington, from Portsmouth, England, leans down to pick up a paper poppy during an Armistice Day ceremony under the Menin Gate in Ypres, Belgium. The Menin Gate Memorial bears the names of more than 54,000 British and Commonwealth soldiers who were killed in the Ypres Salient of World War I and whose graves are not known.
People line the pavement close to Westminster Abbey and observe the two minutes of silence during the opening of the Field of Remembrance in London
The MOL Caledon container ship, operated by Mitsui OSK Lines, is moored at the dock at DP World’s newly operational London Gateway deep-sea container terminal port in Stanford-Le-Hope on Thursday
A man adjusts crosses at the Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey in central London
Crosses with poppies honour the fallen at the Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey in London. Armistice day will be marked on November 11.
Bonfire societies parade through the streets during the Bonfire Night celebrations in Lewes, Sussex
Mayor of London, Boris Johnson firing the salute from the Honourable Artillery Company’s 105mm light gun to mark the launch of London Poppy Day at Armoury House, home of the Honourable Artillery Company (HAC), London.,