Recipients include punk duo Slaves, MOBO winning jazz saxophonist YolanDa Brown and Welsh singer-songwriter Cate Le Bon
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The silence will be observed by all government-owned buildings, with private businesses and individuals also given the opportunity to take part
By IQ on 11 Nov 2016
All government buildings in the UK will fall silent at 11am on Monday in remembrance of those who died in the 13 November 2015 Paris attacks.
A total of 130 people lost their lives – 89 of them at the Bataclan theatre during a show by Eagles of Death Metal – and 368 were injured in a series of coordinated terrorist attacks by jihadist group Islamic State.
According to Britain’s department for culture, media and sport (DCMS), the one-minute silence will “be marked at all government buildings, and other organisations may follow suit”. There was two minutes’ silence in the UK today for Armistice Day.
The 1,500-cap. Bataclan will reopen tomorrow with a charity show by Sting.
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