British monarch Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 70 years on the throne. Follow the events with this selection of pictures.
Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating 70 years on the throne. With the Royal Family and the Queen in attendance, the ceremonial Trooping the Colour parade on Thursday kicked off four days of festivities across the country. These early photographs document the celebrations of an unprecedented anniversary in British history.
This is the Queen's first jubilee without her husband Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, who passed away last year.