Everything you need to know about the Battle of Jutland


It's been 100 years since the Battle of Jutland which changed the course of the First World War.

On May 31, 1916, the biggest naval battle of the war was fought between the British Grand Fleet and the German High Seas Fleet off the Jutland peninsula in Denmark.

But if you don't know much about the historic event, here's everything you need to know in a handy two minute video.

The 8,648 sailors who lost their lives have been remembered today in a series of events 100 years to the day of the engagement.