Diamond Jubilee Celebrations

The capital's Jubilee celebrations continue with a Royal picnic at Buckingham Palace followed by the Diamond Jubilee Concert. Yesterday hundreds of thousands of people lined the Thames to watch the Jubilee Flotilla.

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The Queen at the Royal Academy of Arts

The Queen arrives at a reception for 700 guests at the Royal Academies of Arts, Music, Dance and Dramatic Art.

She's presenting awards to students in front of an array of esteemed British artists such as David Hockney, Dame Judi Dench and Vivienne Westwood.

It's being held against the backdrop of the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, which opens to the public on June 4.

Bono, Joan Collins and Sir Paul McCartney led the praise for the Queen as she attended the celebrations.

Hundreds of celebrities from the worlds of music, dance and art paid tribute to the Queen.

Sir Paul declared that he was a "huge fan" of the Queen.

Irish musician Bono made a room full of celebrities cheer when he praised the Queen for her trip to Ireland last year.

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