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The Queen honours the war dead in France

5 June 2014 Last updated at 20:07 BST

The Queen has laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Paris at the start of her state visit to France.

She joined France's President Francois Hollande in honouring the war dead at the national monument.

Her three-day trip also takes in the D-Day anniversary and, together with the Duke of Edinburgh, she will travel to Normandy for the 70th anniversary of the landings on Friday.

Nicholas Witchell reports from Paris.