Sky’s Arts and Entertainment Correspondent Lucy Cotter, went behind the scenes to meet the stars performing in the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee concert at Buckingham Palace. The line-up includes Sir Cliff Richard, who will be performing a hit from each decade of the Queen’s reign, Sir Tom Jones and Sir Paul McCartney. For more on this go to: news.sky.com
Four thousand beacons will be lit throughout the United Kingdom, Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, along with the Commonwealth and UK Overseas Territories, to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. Sky’s David Crabtree visited the Peak District to see how the community there is preparing to celebrate 60 years of the Queen’s reign. For more information go to: news.sky.com
Time has officially flown for Samoa, as it’s now in a different timezone. They went from Thursday night, straight to Saturday morning, skipping Friday altogether. It’s a historic switch which the Pacific Island state’s prime minister says will take the country forward to a more prosperous future.
Crowds of screaming fans in Australia have greeted boy band One Direction as security is stepped up in the country ahead of a series of performances by the boy band. Hundreds of young girls camped out overnight at Sydney airport to catch a glimpse of the group – formed on TV talent show The X Factor. news.sky.com