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US President Barack Obama has arrived at Windsor Castle to have lunch with the Queen.
The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh will host a private lunch for the US President and his wife Michelle at Windsor Castle.
It is a post-birthday affair for the Queen, who turned 90 yesterday, so the Obamas are expected to come bearing a gift.
"Your majesty, mummy, I find it very hard to believe that you have reached your 90th year, and I suddenly realised the other day that I've known you since you were 22-years-old."
Prince Charles rounded off a long and busy day for the Queen with a touching tribute, before she lit the first of 1,000 beacons shining across the country to celebrate her 90th birthday.
Royal Editor Tim Ewart reports
The Queen has lit up the first in a network of 1,000 beacons set to shine across the country this evening to mark her 90th birthday.
Local authorities around the UK are hosting lighting events to create a network of flames in celebration.
Watch Prince Charles and crowds of well-wishers cheer on the monarch:
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The Queen has thanked her fans for their birthday wishes on her official Twitter account.
The Queen said: "I send my best wishes to those who are celebrating their 90th birthday...on this shared occasion, I send my warm congratulations to you."
"I send my best wishes to those who are celebrating their 90th birthday...on this shared occasion, I send my warm congratulations to you"
The British Monarchy Twitter page was also decorated with balloons that float across the page.
The Queen waved to the crowds celebrating her 90th birthday from the comfort of her Range Rover.
She had just undertaken a walk-about where she greeted fans, stopping frequently to collect an abundance of bouquets.