Hundreds of Tamil protesters have gathered outside Marlborough House on Pall Mall in central London.
They oppose the presence of Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa at a luncheon for Commonwealth leaders, which will be attended by the Queen.
Channel 4 News foreign affairs correspondent Jonathan Miller tweeted these photographs:
The Guardian reports that Mr Rajapasksa cancelled a planned speech at the Commonwealth Economic Forum this morning amid fears of large demonstrations.
Here's what some of the pilots saw from the cockpit during the spectacular Diamond Jubilee flypast.Read the full story ›
The culmination of four days of celebrations to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee dominates the front pages on Wednesday. Here's a selection:
- The Telegraph: I have memories to treasure forever
- The Independent: The party's over... One may out one's feet up
- Daily Mail: A humbling experience
- The Times: Thank you all
- Daily Express: Thank you all: Queen's heartfelt jubilee message
- Daily Star: One's had a great time
The Ministry of Defence has also released a pilot's-eye view from the Spitfire cockpit as the planes flew over Buckingham Palace for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
This is what the pilot of the Lancaster bomber saw as he flew over Buckingham Palace during the spectacular Diamond Jubilee flypast.
Pictures: Ministry of Defence
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The Prime Minister said that the Jubilee celebrations have shown how British people can "come together in a spirit of unity and celebration". He also told ITV News' Political Correspondent Lucy Manning about his highlight of the celebrations:
In a rare address the Queen thanked the millions who joined the festivities which she hoped would "brighten our lives for many years".Read the full story ›
The Queen thanked the nation for a series of heart-warming Diamond Jubilee celebrations marking her 60 years on the throne.
In a televised address, produced by ITN and filmed at Buckingham Palace following the Jubilee Concert, the Queen said the events she had attended over the last four days had been a "humbling experience".
She said: "It has touched me deeply to see so many thousands of families, neighbours and friends celebrating together in such a happy atmosphere."
She added: "I hope that memories of all this year's happy events will brighten our lives for many years to come.
"I will continue to treasure and draw inspiration from the countless kindnesses shown to me in this country and throughout the Commonwealth. Thank you all."
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