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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Britain's Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh arrive in a state car for a national service of thanksgiving for the Queen's 90th birthday at St Paul's Cathedral in London

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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and Britain’s Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh arrive in a state car for a national service of thanksgiving for the Queen’s 90th birthday at St Paul’s Cathedral in London

Queen Elizabeth II leaves Buckingham Palace, London, ahead of the State Opening of Parliament. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday May 18, 2016. See PA story POLITICS Speech. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

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Queen Elizabeth II leaves Buckingham Palace, London, ahead of the State Opening of Parliament 

Hampton Court Palace Holds First Catholic Service In Over 450 Years...LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 09:  (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE)  Wearing his red cassock, Father Anthony Howe sets up the Tudor plate, and a collection of Tudor artefacts that are used to dress the altar for a service at the chapel at Hampton Court Palace on February 9, 2016 in London, England. This evening Henry VIII's Chapel at Hampton Court will host the first Catholic service to be held there in over 450 years. The service will be led by Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the head of the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales and attended by Bishop of London, Rt Revd Dr Richard Chartres who will deliver the sermon. Renowned ensemble The Sixteen will perform works from the Reformation period during the service.  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

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Father Anthony Howe sets up the Tudor plate, and a collection of Tudor artefacts that are used to dress the altar for a service at the chapel at Hampton Court Palace. This evening Henry VIII’s Chapel at Hampton Court will host the first Catholic service to be held there in over 450 years

Rigger Drystan Brod works in the arena at London s Royal Albert Hall for the venue's bi-annual maintenance week, sandwiched between the Last Night of the Proms and the upcoming autumn programme of rock and pop, classical music and film

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Rigger Drystan Brod works in the arena at London s Royal Albert Hall for the venue’s bi-annual maintenance week, sandwiched between the Last Night of the Proms and the upcoming autumn programme of rock and pop, classical music and film

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei poses for photographers with one of his pieces at his exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts in London, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015. The exhibition opens to the public on September 19th

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Chinese artist Ai Weiwei poses with one of his pieces at his exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts in London, Tuesday. The exhibition opens to the public on September 19th

 The Royal Barge Gloriana leads a procession along the River Thames near Tower Bridge and HMS Belfast to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II becoming Britain's longest reigning monarch on September 9, 2015 in London, England. The Queen will have served for 63 years and seven months - 23,226 days - by around 5.30pm today surpassing her great-grandmother Queen Victoria to become Britain's longest ever reigning monarch

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The Royal Barge Gloriana leads a procession along the River Thames near Tower Bridge and HMS Belfast to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II becoming Britain’s longest reigning monarch on Wednesday in London, England

EMARGOED FOR PUBLICATION UNTIL 2301 GMT ...EMARGOED FOR PUBLICATION UNTIL 2301 GMT ON SEPTEMBER 8, 2015 A handout photo taken in July 2015 by Mary McCartney and released by Buckingham Palace on September 8, 2015, shows Britain's Queen Elizabeth as she poses for a photograph at her desk in her private audience room in Buckingham Palace, with one of her official red boxes in which she recieves on an almost daily basis official correspondence from government ministers, her representatives accross the Commonwealth, and dignitaries further afield. Queen Elizabeth II is planning to keep things low-key on September 9, 2015, when she will overtake Queen Victoria as Britain's longest-serving monarch, despite public interest in the historic date. According to calculations by royal officials, at around 1630 GMT Elizabeth will beat her great-great grandmother Victoria's time on the throne: a total of 63 years, seven months and two days which she served between 1837 and 1901.    AFP PHOTO / MARY MCCARTNEY / HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH II RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE -- MANDATORY CREDIT  " AFP PHOTO / MARY MCCARTNEY / HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH II " --  NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS   --   DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS  -  EMARGOED FOR PUBLICATION UNTIL 2301 GMT ON SEPTEMBER 8, 2015  --  IMAGE FREE OF CHARGE FOR USE FROM ONE CALENDAR MONTH FROM OCTOBER 9, 2015.  FURTHER USE, ON OR AFTER OCTOBER 7, 2015 MUST BE APPROVED IN ADVANCE FROM THE ROYAL COMMUNICATIONS AT BUCKINGHAM PALACE +44 20 7930 4832HO/AFP/Getty Images

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in her private audience room in Buckingham Palace, with one of her official red boxes. Queen Elizabeth II is planning to keep things low-key on Wednesday when she will overtake Queen Victoria as Britain’s longest-serving monarch

A Royal Navy helicopter producing a spectacular display with its decoy flares. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday August 13, 2015. The Lynx helicopter from 815 Squadron, Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton, fired its flares as part of an exercise in the Indian Ocean as part of a nine-month deployment to the Gulf with HMS Richmond silhouetted in the background

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A Royal Navy helicopter producing a spectacular display with its decoy flares. The Lynx helicopter from 815 Squadron, Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton, fired its flares as part of an exercise in the Indian Ocean as part of a nine-month deployment to the Gulf with HMS Richmond silhouetted in the background

Labourers use a crane to lift the hand of a giant bronze statue of former King Rama I at Ratchapakdi Park in Hua Hin...Labourers use a crane to lift the hand of a giant bronze statue of former King Rama I at Ratchapakdi Park in Hua Hin, Prachuap Khiri Khan province, Thailand, August 4, 2015. The park is being constructed by the Thai army to honor past Thai monarchs and is situated on an army compound near the Klai Kangwon Palace. The project is estimated to cost about 700 million baht ($20,073,991), according to local media. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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Labourers use a crane to lift the hand of a giant bronze statue of former King Rama I at Ratchapakdi Park in Hua Hin, Prachuap Khiri Khan province, Thailand. The park is being constructed by the Thai army to honour past Thai monarchs and is situated on an army compound near the Klai Kangwon Palace. The project is estimated to cost about 700 million baht ($20,073,991), according to local media. 

Race goers walk from the train station as they arrive for the third day of the Royal Ascot horse racing meet at Ascot, England, Thursday, June 18, 2015. The third day of Royal Ascot is traditional known as Ladies day, where fashion and hats come to the fore

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Race goers walk from the train station as they arrive for the third day of the Royal Ascot horse racing meet at Ascot, England on Thursday. The third day of Royal Ascot is traditional known as Ladies day, where fashion and hats come to the fore

Race-goers relax on a bench displaying the Union Flag on the first day of the annual Royal Ascot horse racing event near Windsor, west of London, on June 16, 2015.

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Racegoers relax on a bench displaying the Union Jack on the first day of the Royal Ascot meeting in Berkshire, England.

The Queen's horses Alpine, Mingulay, George, Anson, Dawn and Emma with Grooms Harriet White, Zoe McDonald, Christopher Allen and Sadie Henderson on the private grounds of Windsor Castle ahead of the country's largest outdoor equestrian show, the Royal Windsor Horse Show

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The Queen’s horses Alpine, Mingulay, George, Anson, Dawn and Emma with Grooms Harriet White, Zoe McDonald, Christopher Allen and Sadie Henderson on the private grounds of Windsor Castle ahead of the country’s largest outdoor equestrian show, the Royal Windsor Horse Show

ATTENTION EDITORS - CAPTION CORRECTION FOR LON101 TRANSMITTED ON APRIL 23, 2015 AT APPROXIMATELY 0830 GMT...ATTENTION EDITORS - CAPTION CORRECTION FOR LON101 TRANSMITTED ON APRIL 23, 2015 AT APPROXIMATELY 0830 GMT. THE CAPTION INCORRECTLY MENTIONS A PUSH CHAIR. A CORRECTED VERSION IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWS THIS ADVISORY. WE ARE SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE CAUSED. REUTERS.  A woman walks past a piece of street art depicting a pregnant Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, in north London, April 23, 2015. The Duchess is due to give birth to her second child in the next few days.  REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY  TEMPLATE OUT

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A woman walks past a piece of street art depicting a pregnant Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, in north London. The Duchess is due to give birth to her second child in the next few days. 

Fans of the Royal family wait outside the Lindo Wing of St Mary's hospital in London, April 20, 2015. Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, is due to give birth to her second child at the hospital some time in the next two weeks

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Fans of the Royal family wait outside the Lindo Wing of St Mary’s hospital in London, on Monday. Britain’s Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, is due to give birth to her second child at the hospital some time in the next two weeks

The greenhouses are seen on the grounds of the Belgian royal family residence of Laeken in Brussels April 17, 2015. The royal family opens its interlocking greenhouses with their wide array of flowers to the public every year, for a duration of three weeks.

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The greenhouses are seen on the grounds of the Belgian royal family residence of Laeken in Brussels on Friday. The royal family opens its interlocking greenhouses with their wide array of flowers to the public every year, for a duration of three weeks

Monaco guards arrive for a ceremony announcing the birth of Monaco royal twins Gabriella Therese Marie and Jacques Honore Rainier, outside the Palace in Monaco, Thursday, Dec.11 , 2014.  For the first time since Monaco was founded in the 13th century, its royal family gave birth to twins on Wednesday, and dozens of cannons were fired to celebrate. Monaco's Princess Charlene had a girl first and a boy second, but the boy will be the principality's future ruler, reflecting the male priority of Monaco's laws of succession.

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Monaco guards arrive for a ceremony announcing the birth of Monaco royal twins Gabriella Therese Marie and Jacques Honore Rainier, outside the Palace in Monaco on Thursday

A boy carries shoes as Buddhist monks walk in front of the Royal Palace during a ceremony to mark the 10th anniversary of King Norodom Sihamoni coronation, in Phnom Penh...A boy carries shoes as Buddhist monks walk in front of the Royal Palace during a ceremony to mark the 10th anniversary of King Norodom Sihamoni coronation, in Phnom Penh October 28, 2014. Cambodians mark the 10th anniversary of Sihamoni's coronation from October 28-29. REUTERS/Samrang Pring (CAMBODIA - Tags: RELIGION ROYALS ANNIVERSARY SOCIETY)

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A boy carries shoes as Buddhist monks walk in front of the Royal Palace during a ceremony to mark the 10th anniversary of King Norodom Sihamoni coronation, in Phnom Penh. 

Royal Childhood exhibition at Buckingham Palace...EMBARGOED TO 0001 FRIDAY JULY 25 Curator Anna Reynolds adds the finishing touches to a rocking horse presented to Prince George of Cambridge by President of the United States Barak Obama and Mrs Obama during a photo call for the Royal Childhood exhibition which is part of the Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace which runs from July 26 to September 28. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday July 24, 2014. Photo credit should read: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

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Curator Anna Reynolds adds the finishing touches to a rocking horse presented to Prince George of Cambridge by President of the United States Barak Obama and Michelle Obama. The Royal Childhood exhibition is part of the Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace which runs from July 26 to September 28.

 A boat crew carries their boat down to river from the boat tent at the Henley Royal Regatta on July 2, 2014 in Henley-on-Thames, England. Opening today and celebrating its 175th year, the Henley Royal Regatta is regarded as part of the English social season and is held annually over five days on the River Thames. Thousands of rowing fans are expected to come to watch races which are head-to-head knock out competitions, raced over a course of 1 mile, 550 yards (2,112 m) which regularly attracts international crews to race.

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A boat crew carries their boat down to the river for the 175th anniversary of the Henley Royal Regatta in Henley-on-Thames, England. The event opened on Wednesday and will be held over five days on the River Thames

Runners and riders in the parade ring before the Albany Stakes during Day Four of the 2014 Royal Ascot Meeting at Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire

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Runners and riders in the parade ring before the Albany Stakes during Day Four of the 2014 Royal Ascot Meeting at Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire