1. This is too good to not share: Sitting in between her husband Prince Philip (left) and her son Prince Charles (right), the Queen appears to get a kick out of watching a sack race competition in Scotland.

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    PHOTO: REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

     

  2. Not everybody was in the mood to honor her Majesty. Several hundred anti-monarchists and members of the campaign group Republic gathered outside City Hall¬†protesting the role of the monarchy in modern-day Britain during the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations. More photos from the four-day event

     

  3. More than a million people braved soggy weather Sunday, lining London’s Thames River to glimpse the slight Sovereign as she floated by on her gilded barge during a parade of boats, and the rain couldn’t dampen a historic day.

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