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Full report: Royal pigeon for Carlisle charity

It is well known that the Queen is an animal lover, and particularly enjoys horse racing.

However, did you know Her Majesty is also a pigeon fancier?

Well she has the racing world in Cumbria all a flutter after donating a baby pigeon to a charity trying to raise £10,000 towards a memorial to commemorate animals killed at war.

Samantha Parker reports: