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Queen visits Glasgow

The Queen has begun a week-long visit to Scotland to mark her Diamond Jubilee. She began with a visit to Edinburgh's newly-refurbished Scottish National Portrait Gallery.

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Queen attends cathedral Jubilee service

Queen Elizabeth II leaves Glasgow Cathedral after attending a service of thanksgiving to mark her Diamond Jubilee Credit: Chris Clark/PA Wire

The Queen visited Scotland's largest city today as part of her week long trip north to celebrate her Diamond Jubilee.

The Queen started the day with a thanksgiving service at Glasgow Cathedral accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh,

About 1,300 people packed into the Cathedral for the event, which was led by its minister Reverend Dr Laurence Whitley.

Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh meet Revd Dr Laurence Whitley of Glasgow Cathedral Credit: Chris Clark/PA Wire

After the service, the Queen and Duke went to the city's George Square, where they were greeted by crowds who waved and cheered.

The Queen was in Glasgow as part of her week-long trip north to celebrate her Diamond Jubilee.

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