More than 20 members of the Royal Family will gather to mark the 60th anniversary of the Queen's coronation today with a religious service at the abbey where she was crowned.
Alongside the Queen will be the Duke of Edinburgh, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall. The Duke of Cambridge and a heavily pregnant Duchess of Cambridge will be among the 2,000-strong congregation at today's celebration in Westminster Abbey in London.
It will be the first time the couple, whose first baby is due next month, has attended a public event at the church since they married there more than two years ago.
A Buckingham Palace spokeswoman said the Duke of Edinburgh would still attend, despite withdrawing from an engagement with the Queen last night after becoming "unwell".
Other royals present will include Prince Harry, the Duke of York, Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie, the Earl and Countess of Wessex, Lady Louise Windsor, the Princess Royal and Zara Phillips and her husband Mike Tindall.
The majestic St Edward's Crown - with which the Queen was crowned - will rest on the High Altar - the first time the heavy, solid gold, jewel encrusted crown has left the Tower of London since the 1953 coronation.
The Queen will today celebrate the 60th anniversary of her Coronation.
In 1953, more than 8,200 guests witnessed the proceedings and an estimated 27 million people in Britain watched the events unfold on television, but today the monarch is spending the anniversary privately.
She is expected to be at her favourite royal residence Windsor Castle, where she likely to attend church at a private chapel within the estate.
The Queen will listen to an address by the Archbishop of Canterbury and a reading by Prime Minister David Cameron.
The latest statistics show that pubs in London are still closing at an alarming rate.
On average, two a week are having to call last orders for a final time.
Many are being turned into supermarkets and fast food chains - and campaigners say they need help.
Piers Hopkirk has been to three pubs which each have a very different story:
A group of south Londoners are contacting the new King of Holland to ask for his help to save an historic Dutch-style South London pub from being turned into a burger bar.
Regulars, pub campaigners and historians hope that, in one of the first actions of his reign, King Willem-Alexander will be to intervene to save The Dutch House pub in Eltham in the Royal Borough of Greenwich by writing to the borough planning department in protest.
A man shouting and holding knives has been tasered by police outside Buckingham Palace.
The drama unfolded as hundreds of tourists and Londoners gathered to watch the changing of the guard.
A warning - Nick Thatcher's report contains footage that some viewers may find upsetting.
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The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have re-visited Croydon, a year after it was hit by some of the worst of last summer's rioting.
The royal couple first toured the area in the days following the violence in which dozens of homes and businesses were wrecked as Phil Bayles reports.
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Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall paid a visit to Croydon today. The royal couple went to see how the area is recovering following the riots and also met students at Croydon College.