The public were encouraged to hold a two minute silence on their front doorsteps to adhere to social distancing rules.
General Sir Nick Carter made the comments in an interview to mark Remembrance Sunday.
The symbols were found sprayed on vehicles and garages on Remembrance Sunday.
First time a representative from Germany has taken part in UK’s remembrance service.
Blast killed 29 people in 1998.
Wreaths laid at Cenotaph repeated at war memorials around the country.
A viable pipe bomb was discovered close to a war memorial in Omagh before a Remembrance Sunday parade took place, police
The nation fell silent at 11am as people across the country reflected on the sacrifices made by fallen soldiers on Remembrance
The goods 'could have diverted vital funds from the Royal British Legion'.
Fake poppy merchandise worth around £150,000 was seized by Border Force agents in the run up to Remembrance Sunday. The