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Britain gears up for Queen's Platinum Jubilee

People shield from the rain as they walk past a floral representation of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, which forms part of the Chelsea In Bloom festival running at the same time as Chelsea Flower Show in London, Britain, May 24, 2022. REUTERS/Toby Melville

People shield from the rain as they walk past a floral representation of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, which forms part of the Chelsea In Bloom festival running at the same time as Chelsea Flower Show in London, Britain, May 24, 2022. REUTERS/Toby...more

People shield from the rain as they walk past a floral representation of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, which forms part of the Chelsea In Bloom festival running at the same time as Chelsea Flower Show in London, Britain, May 24, 2022. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Aircraft take part in a flypast rehearsal, ahead of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, over RAF Cranwell in Lincolnshire, Britain, May 24, 2022. REUTERS/Lee Smith

Aircraft take part in a flypast rehearsal, ahead of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, over RAF Cranwell in Lincolnshire, Britain, May 24, 2022. REUTERS/Lee Smith

Aircraft take part in a flypast rehearsal, ahead of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, over RAF Cranwell in Lincolnshire, Britain, May 24, 2022. REUTERS/Lee Smith
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People stand underneath Union Jack flags hanging in the Covent Garden ahead of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations in London, Britain, May 22, 2022. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

People stand underneath Union Jack flags hanging in the Covent Garden ahead of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations in London, Britain, May 22, 2022. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

People stand underneath Union Jack flags hanging in the Covent Garden ahead of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations in London, Britain, May 22, 2022. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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A customer looks at commemorative souvenirs outside a shop in Strand ahead of planned celebrations for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee in London, Britain, May 21, 2022. REUTERS/May James

A customer looks at commemorative souvenirs outside a shop in Strand ahead of planned celebrations for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee in London, Britain, May 21, 2022. REUTERS/May James

A customer looks at commemorative souvenirs outside a shop in Strand ahead of planned celebrations for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee in London, Britain, May 21, 2022. REUTERS/May James
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Members of the Household Cavalry take part in the The Brigade Major’s Review on Horse Guards Parade, the final rehearsal of Trooping of Colour before the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations, in London, Britain, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Members of the Household Cavalry take part in the The Brigade Major’s Review on Horse Guards Parade, the final rehearsal of Trooping of Colour before the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations, in London, Britain, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Members of the Household Cavalry take part in the The Brigade Major’s Review on Horse Guards Parade, the final rehearsal of Trooping of Colour before the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations, in London, Britain, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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Chelsea Pensioners Ted Fell, left, and George Reid pose as they view "The Queen's Platinum Jubilee" display by Simon Lycett at Chelsea Flower Show in London, Britain, May 23, 2022. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Chelsea Pensioners Ted Fell, left, and George Reid pose as they view "The Queen's Platinum Jubilee" display by Simon Lycett at Chelsea Flower Show in London, Britain, May 23, 2022. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Chelsea Pensioners Ted Fell, left, and George Reid pose as they view "The Queen's Platinum Jubilee" display by Simon Lycett at Chelsea Flower Show in London, Britain, May 23, 2022. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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A team of workers add the final parts to the Queen's Green Canopy ahead of the Platinum Jubilee in London, Britain, May 24, 2022. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/Pool

A team of workers add the final parts to the Queen's Green Canopy ahead of the Platinum Jubilee in London, Britain, May 24, 2022. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/Pool

A team of workers add the final parts to the Queen's Green Canopy ahead of the Platinum Jubilee in London, Britain, May 24, 2022. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/Pool
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A view shows an inscription on a plant pot holding one of the trees for the Queen's Green Canopy ahead of the Platinum Jubilee in London, Britain, May 24, 2022. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/Pool

A view shows an inscription on a plant pot holding one of the trees for the Queen's Green Canopy ahead of the Platinum Jubilee in London, Britain, May 24, 2022. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/Pool

A view shows an inscription on a plant pot holding one of the trees for the Queen's Green Canopy ahead of the Platinum Jubilee in London, Britain, May 24, 2022. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/Pool
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Stony Stratford is decked out in Union Jack flags and bunting ahead of planned celebrations for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, in Britain May 24, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Couldridge

Stony Stratford is decked out in Union Jack flags and bunting ahead of planned celebrations for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, in Britain May 24, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Couldridge

Stony Stratford is decked out in Union Jack flags and bunting ahead of planned celebrations for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, in Britain May 24, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Couldridge
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A women walks past a shop window that has been decorated ahead of planned celebrations for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee in Stony Stratford, Britain May 24, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Couldridge

A women walks past a shop window that has been decorated ahead of planned celebrations for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee in Stony Stratford, Britain May 24, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Couldridge

A women walks past a shop window that has been decorated ahead of planned celebrations for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee in Stony Stratford, Britain May 24, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Couldridge
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A woman walks past a shop window in Stony Stratford that has been decked out in Union Jack flags and bunting ahead of planned celebrations for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, in Britain May 24, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Couldridge

A woman walks past a shop window in Stony Stratford that has been decked out in Union Jack flags and bunting ahead of planned celebrations for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, in Britain May 24, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Couldridge

A woman walks past a shop window in Stony Stratford that has been decked out in Union Jack flags and bunting ahead of planned celebrations for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, in Britain May 24, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Couldridge
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Members of the British Military take part in the The Brigade Major’s Review on Horse Guards Parade, the final rehearsal of Trooping of Colour before the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations, in London, Britain, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Members of the British Military take part in the The Brigade Major’s Review on Horse Guards Parade, the final rehearsal of Trooping of Colour before the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations, in London, Britain, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Members of the British Military take part in the The Brigade Major’s Review on Horse Guards Parade, the final rehearsal of Trooping of Colour before the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations, in London, Britain, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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A team of workers add the final parts to the Queen's Green Canopy ahead of the Platinum Jubilee in London, Britain, May 24, 2022. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/Pool

A team of workers add the final parts to the Queen's Green Canopy ahead of the Platinum Jubilee in London, Britain, May 24, 2022. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/Pool

A team of workers add the final parts to the Queen's Green Canopy ahead of the Platinum Jubilee in London, Britain, May 24, 2022. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/Pool
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People walk down The Mall decked out in Union Jack flags ahead of planned celebrations for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee in London, Britain, May 22, 2022. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs

People walk down The Mall decked out in Union Jack flags ahead of planned celebrations for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee in London, Britain, May 22, 2022. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs

People walk down The Mall decked out in Union Jack flags ahead of planned celebrations for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee in London, Britain, May 22, 2022. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs
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A military marching band takes part in The Brigade Major’s Review on Horse Guards Parade, the final rehearsal of Trooping of Colour before the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations, in London, Britain, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

A military marching band takes part in The Brigade Major’s Review on Horse Guards Parade, the final rehearsal of Trooping of Colour before the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations, in London, Britain, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

A military marching band takes part in The Brigade Major’s Review on Horse Guards Parade, the final rehearsal of Trooping of Colour before the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations, in London, Britain, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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A new installation depicting the Queen's crown hangs over Carnaby Street ahead of planned celebrations for The Queen's Platinum Jubilee in London, Britain, May 21, 2022. REUTERS/May James

A new installation depicting the Queen's crown hangs over Carnaby Street ahead of planned celebrations for The Queen's Platinum Jubilee in London, Britain, May 21, 2022. REUTERS/May James

A new installation depicting the Queen's crown hangs over Carnaby Street ahead of planned celebrations for The Queen's Platinum Jubilee in London, Britain, May 21, 2022. REUTERS/May James
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Platinum Jubilee decorations are seen at a shop in Carnaby Street ahead of planned celebrations for The Queen's Platinum Jubilee in London, Britain, May 21, 2022. REUTERS/May James

Platinum Jubilee decorations are seen at a shop in Carnaby Street ahead of planned celebrations for The Queen's Platinum Jubilee in London, Britain, May 21, 2022. REUTERS/May James

Platinum Jubilee decorations are seen at a shop in Carnaby Street ahead of planned celebrations for The Queen's Platinum Jubilee in London, Britain, May 21, 2022. REUTERS/May James
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A pedestrian looks at graffiti outside a shop ahead of planned celebrations for The Queen's Platinum Jubilee in London, Britain, May 21, 2022.REUTERS/May James

A pedestrian looks at graffiti outside a shop ahead of planned celebrations for The Queen's Platinum Jubilee in London, Britain, May 21, 2022.REUTERS/May James

A pedestrian looks at graffiti outside a shop ahead of planned celebrations for The Queen's Platinum Jubilee in London, Britain, May 21, 2022.REUTERS/May James
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Union Jack flags hang above Regent Street ahead of planned celebrations for The Queen's Platinum Jubilee in London, Britain, May 21, 2022. REUTERS/May James

Union Jack flags hang above Regent Street ahead of planned celebrations for The Queen's Platinum Jubilee in London, Britain, May 21, 2022. REUTERS/May James

Union Jack flags hang above Regent Street ahead of planned celebrations for The Queen's Platinum Jubilee in London, Britain, May 21, 2022. REUTERS/May James
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People walk past a shop window displaying photographs ahead of planned celebrations for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee in Stony Stratford, Britain May 24, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Couldridge

People walk past a shop window displaying photographs ahead of planned celebrations for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee in Stony Stratford, Britain May 24, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Couldridge

People walk past a shop window displaying photographs ahead of planned celebrations for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee in Stony Stratford, Britain May 24, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Couldridge
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Members of the British Military take part in The Brigade Major’s Review on Horse Guards Parade, the final rehearsal of Trooping of Colour before the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations, in London, Britain, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Members of the British Military take part in The Brigade Major’s Review on Horse Guards Parade, the final rehearsal of Trooping of Colour before the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations, in London, Britain, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Members of the British Military take part in The Brigade Major’s Review on Horse Guards Parade, the final rehearsal of Trooping of Colour before the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations, in London, Britain, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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People queue for the final rehearsal of Trooping of Colour at the horse guards parade before the Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations, in London, Britain, May 21, 2022. REUTERS/May James

People queue for the final rehearsal of Trooping of Colour at the horse guards parade before the Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations, in London, Britain, May 21, 2022. REUTERS/May James

People queue for the final rehearsal of Trooping of Colour at the horse guards parade before the Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations, in London, Britain, May 21, 2022. REUTERS/May James
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