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Queen at 90: Huge street party brings birthday celebrations to a close

The Queen was the guest of honour at a huge street party organised just for her on Sunday as three days of celebrations to mark her 90th were brought to a spectacular close.

It follows a weekend of events marking the Queen's milestone birthday which included 1,500 soldiers and officers taking part in the Trooping the Colour event, an RAF flypast and a national service of thanksgiving at St Paul's Cathedral.

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Royal Family gathers on Buckingham Palace balcony

Members of the Royal Family gathered on the balcony of Buckingham Palace. Credit: Reuters

Members of the Royal Family have appeared on the balcony of Buckingham Palace to greet crowds gathered to celebrate the Queen's official 90th birthday.

The Duchess of Cornwall, the Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Andrew were among the royals waving to crowds.

The Queen is expected to appear later for an RAF fly-past. Thousands of people lined The Mall and gathered outside the palace ahead of the spectacle.

The Trooping of the Colour took place earlier on Horse Guards Parade as part of the second day of celebrations.

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