Political grievances appeared to be put to one side today as the leaders of the three main parties attended a service of thanksgiving for the Queen at St Paul's Cathedral.
David Cameron had his coalition partner Nick Clegg in stitches as he cracked a joke ahead of the service. Their wives, Samantha Cameron and Miriam Gonzalez Durantez, giggled at each other too.
Mr Cameron and Labour leader Ed Miliband waved across the aisle of the historic cathedral as they acknowledged each other.
Here's what some of the pilots saw from the cockpit during the spectacular Diamond Jubilee flypast.
41 children from all corners of the UK formed a Diamond Choir to perform for the Queen today
In a rare address the Queen thanked the millions who joined the festivities which she hoped would "brighten our lives for many years".