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Duke of Cambridge wishes MK a very "Happy Birthday"

The Duke of Cambridge has been visiting Milton Keynes to celebrate the town's 50th anniversary.

The town famous for its concrete cows and roundabouts has been marking the Act of Parliament which 50 years ago paved the way for Milton Keynes' creation.

Prince William tried his hand at a spot of table football

On January 23 1967, then housing minister Anthony Greenwood granted permission to transform 8,850 hectares of farmland and undeveloped villages into a town of 250,000 people - part of the third and final phase of the government's plans to relocate populations following the Second World War.

Five decades later, MK - as it is known to locals - has become home to more than 10,000 businesses and is used as a model for cities around the world.