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Regent Street celebrates coronation

189 purple and and gold flags went up on Regent Street today Credit: Press Association

Regent Street revealed a spectacular display of purple and gold flags in celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II today.

Londoners and visitors received a wonderful surprise this morning when they arrived on Regent Street. A total of 189 purple flags featuring gold crowns now span the length of the street to St James’s.