St David's Day celebrated across Wales and beyond

Welsh communities worldwide celebrated St David's Day, with parades in Wales, a Welsh flag flying above 10 Downing St, and servicemen abroad marking the day.

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PM: The 'very best' of Wales will be displayed this year

In his St David's Day message, Prime Minister David Cameron says he is looking forward to the many opportunities Wales will have this year to present the 'very best' of the country to a global audience.

St David's Day is a time to celebrate Wales' rich and illustrious history, its beautiful language and its cultural heritage. Yet this year, we also look forward to a time where Wales will have the opportunity to showcase its credentials on a truly international stage.

In September, the NATO Summit will be hosted in south Wales, providing everyone - from business leaders to school children - with a unique opportunity to present the very best of Wales to a global audience.

I hope that everyone seizes this opportunity to show Wales as a great place to live, to visit and to do business in. I'm pleased to be flying the Welsh flag over Downing Street today and I wish everyone a very happy St David's Day - Dydd Gwyl Dewi Hapus i bawb.

– Prime Minister David Cameron

The Welsh flag will be flown above 10 Downing Street in Westminster today to mark St David's Day.

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