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Two protestors arrested following Queen's visit

Two men have been arrested following the Queen's visit to Wales.

One man was arrested after attempting to gain access to a section of road which had been closed off to the public, as part of a security operation, during the Queen's visit.

The man is currently being questioned by police.

South Wales Police also arrested a second man to prevent a breach of the peace ahead of Her Majesty's visit to Cyfartha Castle in Merthyr.

Merthyr receives a royal visit

Crowds gathered in Merthyr to get a glimpse of the Queen Credit: ITV News Wales
Her Majesty The Queen visiting Merthyr as part of her Diamond Jubilee tour Credit: ITV News Wales

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh have visited Merthyr Tydfil this afternoon.

Here, a special display was performed by the Royal Party by a local cadet group.

A local cadet group put on a show for the Royal Party Credit: ITV News Wales

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Queen and Duke in South Wales

The Queen began her Jubilee tour in Leicester last month Credit: ITV News Central

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh are in Wales today as part of their Diamond Jubilee tour of the UK. They will be meeting people in Cardiff, Margam and Merthyr Tydfil.

Their tour, which commemorates Her Majesty's 60 years on the throne, began in March, and continue after the central Diamond Jubilee celebrations at the start of June.

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