Royalty - Queen Elizabeth II - Stratfield Saye, Hampshire
The Queen leans forward to speak to Prince Edward, while being sheltered from the rain by the Duke of Wellington. They were attending the annual Game Fair in the grounds of Stratfield Saye. Behind Edward is Prince Andrew, while the Duke's youngest son Lord Christopher Wellesley is on the right.
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Bad weather hits Ireland
High winds threaten to collapse the umbrellas of two pedestrians waiting or a bus on Kildare Street, Dublin, at the beginning of a storm forecast by the Irish weather service, Met Eireann, which warned members of the public to expect winds gusting between 45-50 MPH, rising to 70-80 MPH in worst affected areas with over 50mm of rain expected to fall over wide areas of Ireland.
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Queen presents new Colour to Navy
Queen Elizabeth II shelters from the rain in Plymouth, where she presented the new Colour to Lieutenant Steve Berry of the Royal Navy Fleet. * To mark the occasion, 18 Royal Navy ships staged the biggest Fleet gathering in Plymouth waters for nearly a century. Among them were HMS Albion, the Royal Navy's newest assault ship, HMS Gleaner, the smallest ship in the Navy, and RFA Argus which has recently returned from the Gulf. See PA Story ROYAL Colour. PA Photo: Barry Batchelor.