Martin McGuinness meets HM The Queen
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McGuinness greets Queen on NI visit

24 June 2014 Last updated at 09:04 BST

A meeting between Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness and The Queen was once unthinkable, but now passes with relatively little comment or fanfare.

The Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland explained that there were reasons why both of them may choose not to greet one another but the benefits outweighed the disadvantages.