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Queen touches down to open East Anglian Air Ambulance base

The Queen has arrived in Cambridge. Credit: ITV News Anglia

The Queen has safely touched down ahead of a visit to Cambridge today to officially open the East Anglian Air Ambulance's new base.

Queen Elizabeth II will be shown around by her grandson Prince William who is a co-pilot for the charity.

The Queen will be shown around by Prince William. Credit: PA

The Queen is expected to be at the base for around 40 minutes before she has to head back to London to meet outgoing Prime Minister David Cameron.

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Prince William arrives just in time for Queen's Cambridge visit

Prince William arrived in the nick of time. Credit: The Royal Family Twitter/ITV News Anglia

Prince William has arrived back at Cambridge Airport just in the nick of time for a visit from his grandmother, the Queen.

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh are due to officially open the East Anglian Air Ambulance's new base today.

William is a co-pilot for the charity and was deployed to Norfolk for a mission this morning.

The Queen to open new East Anglian Air Ambulance base

Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh Credit: PA

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh are due to officially open the East Anglian Air Ambulance's new base today.

Their grandson Prince William is a co-pilot for the charity and has flown dozens of missions since joining last July.

The Royals will meet staff and former patients at the new facility at Cambridge Airport.

It's the start of a busy day for the Queen - this afternoon Her Majesty will meet Theresa May and formally invite her to become the new Prime Minister.

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Marking the Queen's 90th Birthday

Some of the children at Snettisham Primary are joined by local emergency services. Credit: Snettisham Primary School

Schools across the region have been paying tribute to the Queen as she officially celebrates her 90th Birthday this weekend.

This picture was sent to us by staff at Snettisham Primary School in Norfolk.

They were joined by the local emergency services and personnel from RAF Marham for a BBQ lunch for pupils and family in honour of the Queen's 90th.

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