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Defence in the Media: Sunday 4 November 2018

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Today's defence related news includes coverage of next weekend's Armistice Centenary.

Armistice Centenary 

There is widespread coverage across national and regional broadcast media and press concerning next weekend's Armistice Day. Coverage notes tributes paid by the Prime Minister and her planned visit to the first and last British soldiers killed in the First World War at a ceremony in Mons, Belgium.

The Mail on Sunday reports a story that some of the ‘Silent Silhouettes’ put up around the country to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War have been defaced and smashed up.

Image of the Day

Army personnel selling poppies
Around 2,000 collectors including uniformed personnel from the Royal Navy, British Army, Royal Air Force, veterans and their supporters greeted commuters and collected donations at around 70 tube and mainline railway stations in London. Crown copyright.

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