Queen's Diamond Jubilee

Marking 60 years of the Queen's reign, the Diamond Jubilee celebrations have centred around an extended weekend in 2012 on 2, 3, 4 and 5 June.

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Soldiers light Snowdon's Jubilee beacon

Toasting success on top of Snowdon Credit: ITV News Wales

A group of wounded servicemen from the charity Walking With The Wounded scaled Mount Snowdon last night to light one of four flames at the UK's peaks.

Beacon chains have a long history in the UK, and were put together to celebrate Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee in 1897, as well as the Silver and Golden Jubilees in 1977 and 2002.



Youngsters enjoying Royal Jubilee

Evie Langbridge, who's 18 weeks old and from Cardiff, enjoyed herself at a Jubilee party Credit: Viewer picture / Sara Drew
Emily Elizabeth Benning-Thomas, who's 11 months old and from Maerdy, Rhondda, is in red, white and blue Credit: Viewer picture / Liz Benning-Thomas
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