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Beacons have been lit across the region this evening as part of the Queen's 90th birthday celebrations.
The Queen lit up the first in a network of 1,000 beacons , while local authorities around the UK hosted lighting events to create a network of flames in celebration.
Victoria Whittam reports on a day of celebrations right across the region for the Queen's 90th birthday.
Britain's longest serving postman made a very special delivery today, as the Queen toured a Royal Mail centre on the eve of her 90th birthday.
Bob Hartley from Leeds hails from a long line of his posties, following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather.
He's worked at the Royal mail for more than half a century, but today was the first time he had been required to hand a parcel to the Queen.
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Celebrity photographer Annie Leibovitz took the images, including one of the Queen with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Events are being held across the region today to mark the 90th birthday of the Queen. Beacons will be lit in towns, cities and villages.