Hundreds pay their respects across Capital

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Hundreds of people paid their respects to those who died serving their country at a Remembrance Sunday event on the Royal Mile.

Politicians, veterans and serving personnel took part in a ceremony at the Stone of Remembrance on the Royal Mile, where First Minister Alex Salmond laid a wreath on behalf of the people of Scotland.

A two-minute silence was signalled with the firing of the Castle gun followed by a rendition of The Last Post and The Flowers of the Forest and a service at St Giles’ Cathedral.

There was also a strong turnout at Grosvenor Street, the site Hearts chose to hold its event this year, close to where the Heart of Midlothian war memorial usually stands.