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Pictures: Queen joins commuters on train to Norfolk

The Queen arrives on the 12.21 train into King's Lynn, Norfolk Credit: ITV News Anglia / Seb White

The Queen has arrived for her annual Christmas holiday at Sandringham in Norfolk by joining rail commuters on the 12.21 train into King's Lynn.

The Great Northern train left King's Cross in London at 10.44am.

It's a regular annual journey for the Queen as the Royal family gather for the festivities on their Norfolk estate.

The Queen and the rest of the Royal family traditionally spend every Christmas on their Sandringham estate. Credit: ITV News Anglia

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their second child. Credit: John Stillwell/PA Wire

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their second child, the Palace has confirmed.

A statement said: "Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Cambridge is expecting their second child."

William and Kate are due to move to Amner Hall near Sandingham in Norfolk. The Duke of Cambridge is training to fly the East Anglian air ambulance.

Inquest into teenager's death at Sandringham to take place next month

Alisa Dmitrijeva went missing in August 2011 Credit: Norfolk Police.

An inquest into the death of a teenager whose body was found on the Queen's Sandringham Estate in Norfolk will be held next month.

The body of Latvian-born Alisa Dmitrijeva was found on New Year's Day in 2012.

The 17-year-old had been missing from her home in Wisbech for five months.

No one has ever been charged over her death.

Norfolk Police said, despite passing their file to the coroner, the investigation would remain open.

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