Queen Elizabeth II attends the annual Trooping the Colour Ceremony at Buckingham Palace on June 15, 2013
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LIVE: BBC coverage of Trooping the Colour ceremony

The annual Trooping the Colour ceremony in honour of the Queen's official birthday is taking place.

The Queen is attending but her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, is still recovering from abdominal surgery in hospital.

More than 1,000 soldiers and horses are taking part in the traditional display of pomp and pageantry.

  • 15 Jun 2013
  • From the section UK