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Street parties take place to celebrate Queen's 90th birthday

Thousands of people have been marking the Queen's 90th birthday with celebrations taking place around the country.

The Queen wore a fuschia pink outfit to host the patron's lunch on the Mall

Ten thousand guests gathered in The Mall for the event celebrating the Queen's patronage of more than 600 charities and organisations.

They had spent much of the day under ponchos braving heavy downpours that had left them and their picnic hamper lunch sodden.

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The Duke of Cambridge led tributes to the Queen telling her "granny, thank you for everything you've done for your family" as the nation marked the milestone.

The Queen appeared in good spirits as she watched the parade Credit: PA
The Duchess of Cambridge waved to guests in London as she arrived for the celebrations Credit: PA

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A street party in Blaenavon was just one of sixty taking place around Wales.

Phyllis Roberts is 93 and like the Queen, is still working.

She says the Queen has done a 'remarkable service to the country'.

Neighbours got into the spirit sporting masks of the royal family

It brings to a close this weekend's events marking the Queen's anniversary that has already seen a St Paul's Cathedral thanksgiving service and a traditional Trooping the Colour ceremony.

The handmade cake for the Queen is cut in Blaenavon