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Platinum Jubilee: Queen triggers lighting of Jubilee beacons across UK

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The Queen triggered the lighting of the principal Jubilee beacon at Windsor Castle. At the same time thousands of beacons were lit in villages, towns and cities across the UK to honour the Queen's 70-year reign. Prince William was present to see the Tree of Trees light up, while people across the country lit up their beacons.
4 months ago·London, United Kingdom

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Beacons are set aflame across the Isle of Man in honour of the longest reigning British monarch.

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The GuardianThe Guardian

Queen leads lighting of jubilee beacons at Windsor Castle – video

The Queen leads the lighting of the principal jubilee beacon at Windsor Castle 

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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The IndependentThe Independent

Delighted Queen leads first day of Jubilee at beacon lighting and on balcony

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4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Daily ExpressDaily Express

The Queen looks chic in jade for Platinum Jubilee Beacon lighting at Windsor Castle

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USA TodayUSA Today

Queen lights first Platinum Jubilee beacon

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II triggered the lighting of a chain of ceremonial beacons on Thursday as part of festivities bringing an end to an eventful first day of celebrations for the monarch's Platinum Jubilee.

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Daily MirrorDaily Mirror

Queen lights first Platinum Jubilee beacon sparking dazzling display across UK

As part of the Platinum Jubilee, the lighting of the beacons is one of the main events of the year to mark the Queen’s historic 70-year rule and while the main event will be held in London, beacons will be lit in all 54 Commonwealth capitals for the first time

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