The Queen is to have her very own flower market named after her in Paris in a rare gesture by the French.
The "special honour" offered to Her Majesty by the people of the French capital, will see a market close to Notre Dame Cathedral re-named Marche aux Fleurs - Reine Elizabeth II.
A French embassy spokesman said: "This is a special honour from the people of Paris as it is very rare in France to name places after prominent figures during their lifetime."
The Queen starts an official three-day visit across the Channel tomorrow during which the market will be formally re-named.
Her trip to meet President Francois Hollande, will mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day and the Normandy landings.
More top news
Wednesday unsavoury incident involving Jonny Evans and Papiss Cisse is the latest in a long line of gob-related football controversy
Middle managers dubbed 'the permafrost' have been blamed for keeping female intelligent agents down. They have been urged to change.
Holidaymakers are set to be banned from drinking on the streets of Magaluf this summer.