The Mall flooded in red during Trooping the Colour

In a pompous celebration of her official birthday, the Queen inspected 1,000 soldiers of the Household Division during Trooping the Colour parade in central London.

The Queen rides down The Mall as she returns to Buckingham Palace Credit: Reuters

The Queen rode in an Ascot Landau carriage down The Mall from Buckingham Palace, accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh and all adult senior members of the royal family.

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Queen celebrates birthday with Trooping the Colour

The Queen celebrated her official birthday today with the pomp of the Trooping the Colour ceremony. Joined by all the adult senior royals, she inspected 1,000 soldiers of the Household Division at Horse Guards Parade in central London.