The Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard lights a beacon in celebration of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
She said: "These beacons glowing around the world symbolise one family across a wide world, the family of the Commonwealth nations, rich in their diversity but united now in admiration for the unstinting service of the Queen."
More top news
Pretenders singer Chrissie Hynde has been criticised for comments she has made about rape victims.
The Clipper Round The World Yacht Race is due to begin in London today from St Katherine's Dock.
Once a year W11 comes alive with the colour of carnival. Everything you need to know about getting around and what to see in Notting Hill.