King Charles III and Queen Camilla have unveiled new bronze statues of Elizabeth II and Prince Philip at the Royal Albert Hall. The life-sized artworks, installed as part of the concert hall's 150th anniversary, were uncovered as the royals were arriving for the Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance.
King Charles led the National Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph. The service honors the contribution of military and civilian servicemen and women in World Wars One and Two, and other conflicts, according to BBC.
People across the UK took part in a two-minute silence, while the King led a Remembrance Day service at the Cenotaph, in central London, commemorating the end of the First World War and other conflicts involving British and Commonwealth forces.
Wreaths were laid by members of the Royal Family, senior politicians and dignitaries at the Whitehall, shortly after the police arrested 126 people – most of them are right-wing counter-protesters – during a pro-Palestine rally on the Armistice Day, an annual celebration on November 11.
Almost 10,000 veterans and 800 armed forces personnel from all three services took part in a march-past. They were joined by thousands of members of the public lining Whitehall to watch the service.
Nuclear test veterans, who for the first time wore medals acknowledging their contribution, were among those attending. After 70 years of waiting for recognition, those exposed to the effects of nuclear bombs during the UK's testing program were given a medal - depicting an atom surrounded by olive branches.