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UK celebrates Queen's Diamond Jubilee

It was a royal day at the races, as Queen Elizabeth II watched a horse with the courtly name of Camelot win the Epsom Derby on Saturday -- the kickoff to a four-day celebration of the British monarch's 60 years on the throne.

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June 5, 2012: Britain's Queen Elizabeth, front right, Prince Charles, 2nd, right, Camilla Duchess of Cornwall, 3rd right, Prince William, 3rd left, Kate Duchess of Cambridge 2nd left, and Prince Harry attend the thanksgiving service to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee at St Paul's Cathedral in central London.

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June 5, 2012: Britain's Queen Elizabeth Prince William, and his wife Kate Duchess of Cambridge, right, look up at a military fly-past as they stand on the balcony at Buckingham Palace during the Diamond Jubilee celebrations in central London.

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June 5, 2012: Britain's Queen Elizabeth II departs from the Diamond Jubilee service of thanksgiving at St Paul's Cathedral on in London.

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June 5, 2012: Guardsmen march onto the Mall to take up their positions for the possession of Britain Queen Elizabeth II travelling on a horse drawn carriage returning to Buckingham Palace in London as part of a four-day Diamond Jubilee celebration to mark the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II accession to the throne.

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June 5, 2012: Britain's Queen Elizabeth waves from the balcony at Buckingham Palace during the Diamond Jubilee celebrations in central London.

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June 5, 2012: Queen Elizabeth II is driven down the Mall, London, for a service of thanksgiving at St Paul's Cathedral as the Diamond Jubilee celebrations continue. 

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June 5, 2012: This image made available by ITN taken from video shows Britain's Queen Elizabeth II addressing the country and Commonwealth, during the Diamond Jubilee celebrations, Tuesday evening.

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June 5, 2012: Britain's Queen Elizabeth II in carriage left, makes her way along Whitehall past Horse Guards Parade on her way back to Buckingham Palace, London as part of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations. 

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June 5, 2012: Britain's Queen Elizabeth leaves Buckingham Palace to attend the service of thanksgiving to mark the Diamond Jubilee at St Paul's Cathedral in central London.

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June 5, 2012: Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, left, his wife Samantha Cameron, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, 3rd left, his wife Miriam Gonzalez Durantez attend a service of thanksgiving at St Paul's Cathedral in central London,to which 2,000 people were invited, as part of four days of celebrations to mark the Diamond Jubilee, of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II.

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June 5, 2012: The British Royal Air Force Red Arrows fly in formation over Buckingham Palace in London to celebrate Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee as the royal family stood on the balcony.

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June 5, 2012: The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight of the Royal Air Force fly in formation over Buckingham Palace in London to celebrate Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee as the royal family stood on the balcony.

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June 4, 2012: A fireworks display outside Buckingham Palace marks the end of the Jubilee concert, a part of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations in London.

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June 4, 2012: A fireworks display outside Buckingham Palace marks the end of the Jubilee concert, a part of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations in London.

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June 2, 2012: Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, center, reacts as she looks out from the balcony at the end of the Epsom Derby horse race at Epsom racecourse England at the start of a four-day Diamond Jubilee celebration to mark the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II accession to the throne.

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June 2, 2012: Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, left, with her son Prince Edward as she looks out from the balcony at the end of the Epsom Derby horse race at Epsom race course, England at the start of a four-day Diamond Jubilee celebration to mark the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II accession to the throne.

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June 2, 2012: Britain's Queen Elizabeth II stands with Prince Philip, second left, in the parade ring before the Diamond Jubilee Coronation Cup race at Epsom Derby, Epsom, southern England, the first official day of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations. 

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June 2, 2012: This photo issued by Britain's Ministry of Defense shows gunners from 105th Regiment Royal Artillery (Volunteers) firing a 21-Gun Royal Salute for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations at Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, Scotland .

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June 2, 2012: Two-year-old 'knight' Vinnie Walters, bottom right, sleeps through a cacophony of vuvuzela noise created by his fellow knights of St George's Church during a parade through Chichester, England as part of the celebrations to mark Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee.

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June 2, 2012: Soldiers from 103rd Regiment Royal Artillery fire a Royal Salute for the Diamond Jubilee celebrations in the Museum Gardens at York, England.

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June 2, 2003: In this photo, three generations of the British Royal family: Queen Elizabeth II; her eldest son, Charles the Prince of Wales, left; and his eldest son, Prince William, pose for a photograph at Clarence House in London. 

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June 2, 1953: In this file photo, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, seated on the throne, receives the fealty of the Archbishop of Canterbury, back to camera at center, the Bishop of Durham, left and the Bishop of Bath and Wells, during her coronation in Westminster Abbey, London. 

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1937:  In this file photo, Britain's Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, poses with her husband, King George VI, and their two daughters, Princess Elizabeth, the future Queen Elizabeth II, center, and Princess Margaret. 

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Sept. 8, 1932: In this file photo, Britain's Princess Elizabeth, later Queen Elizabeth II, front right, stands with her mother and father, Duke and Duchess of York , fourth and fifth from right, at the Braemar Highland Gathering. 

UK celebrates Queen's Diamond Jubilee

It was a royal day at the races, as Queen Elizabeth II watched a horse with the courtly name of Camelot win the Epsom Derby on Saturday -- the kickoff to a four-day celebration of the British monarch's 60 years on the throne.

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