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Queen's diamond jubilee beacons light up the world

Monday, 4 June 2012

Fires are lit to mark royal occasion in New Zealand, Tonga, Australian, Africa and throughout the UK

The chain of light began long before darkness reached the UK. As twilight fell across the Pacific, New Zealand, Tonga and Australia took turns to start the relay of 4,200 beacons lit to mark the Queen's diamond jubilee.

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Source: Newsy.com - on June 4, 2012

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The Diamond Jubilee on the Thames River celebrates Queen Elizabeth II's 60th year on the throne.

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