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The day the Queen came to Leeds

They had waited ten long years for it - but when it came the people of West Yorkshire turned out in their thousands for the Queen's first official visit to the city of Leeds for a decade. She had not been to the city since her Golden Jubilee in 2002.

She is now celebrating sixty years on the throne of course. But while the Queen was the centre of attention it was one young poet who almost stole the show. This report from Chris Kiddey



Young performer steals the show at performance for Queen in Leeds

Nine-year-old Aleesha Cantrell stole the show when the Queen came to Leeds today.

Aleesha, a pupil at Little London Community Primary School, read a poem she'd written to welcome the Queen and Prince Philip to the new Leeds arena.

After meeting her Majesty she said, "The Queen looked really nice but I thought she would be taller."

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