A view of Fife and the Fourth Railway Bridge from the South Tower of the Forth Road Bridge. The Forth Road Bridge is set to celebrate its 40th anniversary later this year, although a 3.5 million resurfacing project on the bridge is proving to be a less than happy occasion for weekend commuters stuck in lengthy tailbacks. Work which began on the project on April 16 will see the south-bound carriageway closed every weekend until June with the Forth Estuary Transport Authority donating 10, 000 to local communities to come up with an idea to celebrate the anniversary to thank them for their patience.
Special cake for Cillas birthday
Top of the pops star Cilla Black (left) whose 'You're My World' record has gone to the top of the hit parade this week, pictured when she received a special 'on top of the world' cake from Pamela Yates, 21 (right) of Rainhill, Liverpool, and Mavis Moorcroft, 16, also of Rainhill, backstage at the London Palladium on Cilla's 21st birthday.
Royalty - Queen Mothers 80th Birthday - Buckingham Palace, London
The Queen Mother pets Brush the corgi when she poses with members of her family in the White Drawing Room at Buckingham Palace, following a thanksgiving service at St Paul's Cathedral in honour of her 80th birthday. Back (l-r): Viscount Linley, Lady Sarah Armstrong-Jones, Prince Andrew, Prince Philip, Prince Charles, Prince Edward and Captain Mark Phillips. Front (l-r): Princess Margaret, Queen Elizabeth II, Queen Mother, and Princess Anne.*Scan from print. Hi-res version available on request*
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