Photos: Britain kicks off Queen Elizabeth's 90th birthday celebrations

Updated: Jun 15, 2016, 14:54
  • Photos: Britain kicks off Queen Elizabeth's 90th birthday celebrations
    Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (bottom) and Britain's Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (top) leave at the end of a national service of thanksgiving for the Queen's 90th birthday at St Paul's Cathedral in London on June 10, 2016, which is also the Duke of Edinburgh's 95th birthday
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    Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, (L) and Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, (R) leave at the end of a national service of thanksgiving. The service held at the iconic St. Paul's Cathedral in London was attended by around 50 royal family members, including the Queen's husband Duke of Edinburgh, who himself is celebrating his 95th birthday today
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    Britain's Queen Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (CL) and Britain's Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (CR), Britain's Prince Charles, Prince of Wales (top CL) and Britain's Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall (top CR) leave at the end of a national service of thanksgiving. The day marks the start of a whole weekend of celebrations, which will include the annual Trooping the Colour to be held at London's Horse Guards Parade tomorrow, which will see more than 1,400 officers on parade, 200 horses, and more than 400 musicians taking part
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    Britain's Sophie, Countess of Wessex, waves after arriving to attend a national service of thanksgiving. The birthday parade will end with members of the Royal Family making their annual appearance on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, where they will watch a Royal Air Force (RAF) fly-past
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    British Prime Minister David Cameron and wife Samantha. British Prime Minister David Cameron gave a reading from the Bible and the Dean of St. Paul's David Ison thanked the Queen for her 'dutiful commitment, loving leadership, gentle constancy'
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    Members of the Royal family bow and curtsey as Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (not pictured) leaves after attending a national service. All proceeds from the sale of tickets for the party will go to charities supported by the royal family. Britain's Queen always has two birthdays, the official one on the second Saturday of June and her real birthday, which falls on April 21 as part of a tradition dating back nearly 250 years to try to ensure good, sunny weather for the monarch's official celebrations
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    Britain's Queen Elizabeth II leaves after attending a national service of thanksgiving. Dressed in yellow, the Queen arrived at the cathedral to cheers from gathered crowds and a fanfare of trumpets this morning
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    Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (R) and Britain's Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (L) arrive for a national service of thanksgiving
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    Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (CL) and Britain's Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (CR)
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    Britain's Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
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    12. Princess Anne
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    Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (L) and Britain's Prince Philip.
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    Mayor of London Sadiq Khan (L) and wife Saadiya Khan (R)
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Britain on Friday kicked off three days of celebrations to mark Queen Elizabeth II's official 90th birthday and Prince Philip's 95th birthday. A national thanksgiving service was arranged where tributes were paid for Queen's 'faithful devotion' to the country. Take a look

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