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Stunning poppies display adorns venue for Jutland centenary service
29 April 2016

A touring version of the stunning poppies display which wowed millions at the Tower of London in 2014 has been installed at Kirkwall Cathedral ahead of Jutland centenary commemorations.

Poppies: Weeping Window features 20,000 ceramic red flowers spilling out of a window at St Magnus’ Cathedral, setting for an international service of thanksgiving on May 31.

824 Squadron remembers Scottish war dead at remote memorial
29 April 2016

Fliers and ground crew from Merlin squadron 824 NAS paid their respects to more than 1,500 Scotsmen who gave their lives in two world wars.

The Naval personnel held a short service at the Isle of Lewis memorial outside Stornoway, with a Merlin flypast at the end, after completing their part in the latest Joint Warrior exercise.