Sir John Major on being one of the Queen's 12 Prime Ministers

Sir John Major has been speaking to ITV about serving as one of the Queen's 12 Prime Ministers. He is also patron of the Diamond Jubilee Trust.

He will be among those attending the Thanksgiving Service at St Paul's Cathedral later this morning.

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Queen's Commonwealth lunch

The Queen is at a lunch with the Commonwealth heads of state to commemorate her Diamond Jubilee. Protesters are outside demonstrating against the Sri Lankan president who is accused of presiding over human rights abuses.