Queen Elizabeth in Jamaica
Queen Elizabeth II before a banquet, that she hosted in Kingston with Governor General Sir Howard Cooke, her representative in Jamaica, for the island's Prime Minister Percival Patterson and other dignitaries. * She was forced to dine by candlelight after a power cut plunged the residence into darkness. Earlier, guarded by snipers and secret servicemen, she braved crime-ridden, down-town Kingston where Yardie drug gangs rule. On Wednesday she flies to Montego Bay.
Irish superstition thrown to the winds
Irish people are well known for their superstition, but, in a reckless mood, 18-year-old Irene Kane (Miss Ireland) didn't appear worried as, seated on the winner's throne she tried on the coveted crown during final rehersals at the Lyceum ballroom, Strand, London. *... for the Miss World contest. Left is 19-year-old Lise Bodin (Miss Denmark) and right Norma Cappagli (Miss Argentina).
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Queen Putin UK visit
Queen Elizabeth II (right) and her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh (left) stand alongside Russias President Putin and his wife, Lyudmila, before a state banquet at Buckingham Palace. * Earlier, Mr Putin, who is on the first state visit by a Russian leader since 1874 when Tsar Alexander II came to Britain, had been delayed by 15 minutes aftes his motorcade was delayed by heavy traffic as it travelled from London s Heathrow Airport to Horse Guards Parade for the official welcoming ceremony.