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Kate and William to join pageant

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are to join the Queen on her royal barge during the River Thames pageant celebrating the Diamond Jubilee. Details of the event were released today.

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Helicopters used during royal event will ensure crowds are 'safe and secure'

Deputy Unit Officer Richard Brandon has said that the Air Support Unit will be providing up-to-date information for police on the ground during the Royal Jubilee celebrations.

There will be 5,500 Metropolitan Police officers on duty during the event along with 7,000 stewards.

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