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Queen Elizabeth opens parliament

Queen Elizabeth sits next to Prince Charles during the State Opening of Parliament in central London. 

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Queen Elizabeth sits next to Prince Charles during the State Opening of Parliament in central London. REUTERS/Stefan Rousseau/Pool

Queen Elizabeth sits next to Prince Charles during the State Opening of Parliament in central London. REUTERS/Stefan Rousseau/Pool
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Members of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms gather in the Norman Porch as they prepare to take part. REUTERS/Dominic Lipinski/Pool

Members of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms gather in the Norman Porch as they prepare to take part. REUTERS/Dominic Lipinski/Pool

Members of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms gather in the Norman Porch as they prepare to take part. REUTERS/Dominic Lipinski/Pool
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A member of the Queen's Bodyguard is escorted from his position after being overcome by heat. REUTERS/Alastair Grant/Pool

A member of the Queen's Bodyguard is escorted from his position after being overcome by heat. REUTERS/Alastair Grant/Pool

A member of the Queen's Bodyguard is escorted from his position after being overcome by heat. REUTERS/Alastair Grant/Pool
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Queen Elizabeth's crown is carried. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Queen Elizabeth's crown is carried. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Queen Elizabeth's crown is carried. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles. 

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Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles. REUTERS/Carl Court/Pool

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles. REUTERS/Carl Court/Pool
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Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Ford carries the Imperial State Crown. REUTERS/Adrain Dennis/Pool

Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Ford carries the Imperial State Crown. REUTERS/Adrain Dennis/Pool

Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Ford carries the Imperial State Crown. REUTERS/Adrain Dennis/Pool
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Prime Minister Theresa May walks through the Houses of Parliament. REUTERS/Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool

Prime Minister Theresa May walks through the Houses of Parliament. REUTERS/Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool

Prime Minister Theresa May walks through the Houses of Parliament. REUTERS/Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool
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Yeoman Warders take part in the traditional 'ceremonial search' in the Peer's Lobby. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Yeoman Warders take part in the traditional 'ceremonial search' in the Peer's Lobby. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Yeoman Warders take part in the traditional 'ceremonial search' in the Peer's Lobby. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
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Members of the Household Cavalry arrive. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Members of the Household Cavalry arrive. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Members of the Household Cavalry arrive. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Peers take their seats in the House of Lords. REUTERS/Carl Court/Pool

Peers take their seats in the House of Lords. REUTERS/Carl Court/Pool

Peers take their seats in the House of Lords. REUTERS/Carl Court/Pool
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Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. REUTERS/Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool

Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. REUTERS/Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool

Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. REUTERS/Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool
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Peers take their seats in the House of Lords. REUTERS/Carl Court/Pool

Peers take their seats in the House of Lords. REUTERS/Carl Court/Pool

Peers take their seats in the House of Lords. REUTERS/Carl Court/Pool
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Yeomen of the Guard arrive. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Yeomen of the Guard arrive. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Yeomen of the Guard arrive. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles. REUTERS/Carl Court/Pool

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles. REUTERS/Carl Court/Pool

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles. REUTERS/Carl Court/Pool
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A vehicle carrying the Crown leaves Buckingham Palace for the Palace of Westminster. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A vehicle carrying the Crown leaves Buckingham Palace for the Palace of Westminster. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A vehicle carrying the Crown leaves Buckingham Palace for the Palace of Westminster. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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