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Jeremy Corbyn wears poppy and joins in national anthem

By Nina Massey

Many eyes fell on Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn as he attended the Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph.

There was speculation about whether the anti-war campaigner would wear a poppy - he had earlier refused to rule out wearing a white pacifist poppy.

But Mr Corbyn was seen wearing the well-known tribute to the war dead at the annual Festival of Remembrance on Saturday, and again at the cenotaph service at which he laid a wreath.

People were also keen to see whether the life-long republican would sing the national anthem, after he did not participate in its singing during the Battle of Britain 75th anniversary commemorations. But as he stood next to David Cameron after the wreath laying, Mr Corbyn could be seen singing the anthem.

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