Gun salute for the Queen

Gun salute for the Queen Credit: ITV Yorkshire

The Queen's 87th birthday has been marked with a traditional gun salute in York. Although Her Majesty's birthday fell yesterday, military tributes took place around the country today.

The 4th Regiment Royal Artillery marched through the Museum Gardens in York. Dozens of onlookers gathered to watch as the regiments fired a 21-gun salute in the Queen's honour.