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Happy 90th, Your Majesty

Stoic Britons celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's birthday despite the rain with high spirits and a picnic

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Residents (above) at a street party in Ilkley, West Yorkshire.

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The Queen (above) attending the Patron's Lunch in London. Sunday's celebrations were the last of a weekend brimming with birthday tributes.

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WAS this the most British picnic ever?

Marking Queen Elizabeth II's 90th birthday, thousands gathered outside Buckingham Palace on Sunday for a giant street party that included a hamper-style picnic, cups of tea for anyone willing to queue, and rainy weather.

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