Four hundred youngsters and their families from across the UK and around the Commonwealth flocked to the prestigious National Review of Queen's Scouts at Windsor Castle.
The pregnant Duchess of Cambridge handed out Scouting honours in a light green Mulberry coat.
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Manchester United footballers paused before training today to hold a minute's silence for victims of the suicide attack at Manchester Arena.
Stephen Jones described how he rushed to help severely wounded children in the aftermath of the Manchester Arena bomb attack.
Saffie Roussos, believed to be eight years old, was described as a "beautiful little girl".