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
Four days of Diamond Jubilee events have culminated with the Mall filling with more than one million people to see the Queen emerge on the Buckingham Palace balcony – a moment that brought huge cheers from the crowd. For more go to: news.sky.com
Prince Harry has visited one of Rio de Janeiro’s largest districts on the last leg of his four nation tour for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. A massive security contingent flanked the Prince as he strolled through the narrow alleyways of the Alemao Favela – which made headlines in 2010 when tanks entered to seize drugs and weapons. Earlier, the Prince tried his hand at a game of cricket with the town’s children.