Thousands of racegoers wearing their spectacular hats hid beneath umbrellas as they arrived for day one of Royal Ascot.
The world-famous event got off to a very soggy start. But the rain stopped just in time for The Queen's arrival.
She wrote in the official programme that her trips to the Berkshire racecourse are among her "most cherished memories". Kate Bunkall reports.
If you were one of the many people who attended street parties to celebrate the Queen's official 90th birthday yesterday then you probably got a bit wet. Richard Slee reports.
Hundreds of street parties are taking place across the south to mark the Queen's 90th birthdayRead the full story ›
It seems like just yesterday it was the Queen's birthday and already she is celebrating again. But why does the monarch get two?Read the full story ›
The celebrations, which begin on Friday and finish on Sunday, include a thanksgiving service at St Paul's and a party on The Mall.Read the full story ›
Young and old gathered in Gravesend town centre to kick off the weekend's celebrations for the Queen's 90th birthday.Read the full story ›
A special street party built entirely from Lego has been thrown in Windsor to mark the Queen's 90th birthday.Read the full story ›
Thousands of people are preparing to attend five days of spectacular horse racing at next week's Royal Ascot. But what many people may not know is that it takes several months to prepare for the event - especially from a security point of view. Kate Bunkall reports.
Rare Tudor treasures have gone on display in Kent. They are two prayer books that belonged to Anne Boleyn, one of Henry VIII's unlucky wives. This is the first time visitors have been able to see signed pages from the books, which are on display at her childhood home, Hever Castle. Derek Johnson reports.
Video report. The Duchess of Cambridge took the helm of a racing yacht for a high-speed ride on the Solent today alongside Olympic legend Sir Ben Ainslie.