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Gun salutes as Queen Elizabeth II turns 89

It could happen all over again within days to celebrate the birth of the queen's fifth great-grandchild
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 05:50

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A 41-gun salute was fired at midday in Hyde Park. The monarch, who has been on the throne since 1952, was spending the day at Windsor Castle, west of London.

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A 41-gun salute was fired at midday in Hyde Park. The monarch, who has been on the throne since 1952, was spending the day at Windsor Castle, west of London.

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GUN salutes rang out in London on Tuesday to mark Queen Elizabeth II's 89th birthday, as Britain's royals eagerly await the newest addition to the family.

A 41-gun salute was fired at midday in Hyde Park, with a 62-gun salute following from the Tower of London - and it could

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