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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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Wounded ex-servicemen scale Snowdon to light beacon

A group of injured former servicemen are scaling Snowdon this evening, to light a Diamond Jubilee beacon at its summit.

Captain David Wiseman, part of the Walking With The Wounded team, told us it would be a "huge honour" to take part. It's hoped 2,012 flames will be ignited in sequence around the UK between 10 and 10.30pm.

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