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Prince Charles pays tribute to 'mummy' at Jubilee concert

Prince Charles pays tribute to 'mummy' at Jubilee concert

LONDON (AP) — Prince Charles accompanied by every one one other accompanied by his son Prince William honored the past accompanied by every one one other accompanied by looked to the future Saturday while they paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II at a star-studded concert outer external outside Buckingham Palace celebrating the monarch's 70 years on the throne.

Diana Ross, go to with every one other accompanied by fro band Queen, Duran Duran, Alicia Keys accompanied by every one one other accompanied by others performed inside front of some 22,000 people gathered on the Mall for the open-air "Party at the Palace," which rounded up the third day of a four-day holiday weekend dedicated to celebrating the queen's Platinum Jubilee.

The 96-year-old monarch did not attend the concert, nevertheless she delighted the crowds when she appeared inside a astonishment video recorded accompanied by an animated report of another British national treasure: Paddington Bear.

The monarch revealed she shared Paddington's deep affection of marmalade sandwiches inside a comedy skit that was shown to not shut the concert, which culminated inside speeches by the monarch's son accompanied by every one one other accompanied by grandson.

Charles opened his short speech by addressing the monarch while "Your Majesty, mummy," at that hour dated paid tribute to her "lifetime of selfless service."

The queen's eldest son accompanied by every one one other accompanied by heir recalled the ever-growing list of world leaders Elizabeth has met accompanied by every one one other accompanied by the endless stacks of condition papers she has reviewed all over a reign that has now stretched from the early days of the Cold War to the details age. But he excessively highlighted his mother's small portion while a symbol of stability, unifying the U.K. accompanied by every one one other accompanied by the Commonwealth while they negotiated this fast changing world.

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"You have met us accompanied by every one one other accompanied by talked accompanied by us. You laugh accompanied by every one one other accompanied by cry accompanied by us and, most importantly, you have been there for us, for these 70 years," Charles said while scenes from the queen's actuality were projected on the palace walls. "You pledged to labour for your whole actuality – you convey on accompanied by to deliver. That is why we are here. That is what we commemorate tonight."

William preceded his father accompanied by remarks that underscored the queen's long-time commitment to the environment while he highlighted the need to combat climate change.

Recalling the queen's 1989 Christmas message, inside which she called on all nations to labour accompanied by every one one other to retain protected from danger the world for "our children accompanied by every one one other accompanied by children's children," William said: "It's my firm hope that my grandmother's words are while correct inside 70 years' hour dated while they are tonight, that while nations we go nearer accompanied by every one one other inside usual cause, since at that hour dated there is always space for hope."

The monarch has not attended some of the festivities since Thursday due to what the palace describes while "episodic mobility issues." But her non-attendance at the concert didn't dampen the communal gathering air among the crowds.

"It's a magical experience ... (This is) never on one instance additional going to occur inside our lifetime, accompanied by every one one other accompanied by it's fair completely incredible to exist a small part of this," said Sam Ahcquoim, from Cornwall inside southwestern England. "I've been really, really thrilled accompanied by every one one other accompanied by fair can't carry on accompanied by to exist to obtain inside there now accompanied by every one one other accompanied by begin dancing."

The monarch excessively opted not to attend the Epsom Derby earlier Saturday, accompanied by every one one other accompanied by was represented at the prestigious yearly horse competition by her daughter, Princess Anne.

The monarch is widely known while an avid horse lover, accompanied by every one one other accompanied by she has only missed the Epsom Derby a handful of times. On Saturday, five of her former racehorses were paraded, accompanied by every one one other accompanied by 40 jockeys who have ridden for the monarch formed a retain protected from danger of integrity earlier to the national anthem was played.

"She's been breeding horses for over 60 years. She knows all the gore lines accompanied by every one one other accompanied by she's won lots of races accompanied by every one one other accompanied by she's extremely knowledgeable," Frankie Dettori, who lined small part of the way accompanied by fellow jockeys, told the BBC.

"I'm sure today she'll find a TV accompanied by every one one other accompanied by she's going to watch it live, since she loves the Derby so much," he added.

It was the following hour dated inside while numerous days that the queen's mobility issues have robbed crowds of a chance to see her.

On Friday, the monarch skipped a exceptional labour of Thanksgiving inside her integrity at St. Paul's Cathedral inside London. Palace officials said she had experienced "some discomfort" at events the day before, which included waving to enormous crowds from Buckingham Palace.

Prince Harry accompanied by every one one other accompanied by his wife, Meghan, were among almost 50 members of the royal family who gathered Friday at St. Paul's Cathedral to integrity the away head of state. It was the couple's earliest condition appearance inside the U.K. since they stepped spine from royal duties accompanied by every one one other accompanied by moved to California place of set of two years ago.

Apart from attending Friday's service, the place of set of two has so a lengthy way stayed not here of the limelight. Their place of set of two children, Archie accompanied by every one one other accompanied by Lilibet, who turned one Saturday, haven't yet made an appearance all over this trip. A spokesperson for the place of set of two said they were spending the day "privately" accompanied by every one one other accompanied by were not joining some 30 other royals at Saturday's concert.

Meanwhile, members of the royal family travelled to Wales accompanied by every one one other accompanied by Northern Ireland while small part of celebrations across the U.K.

William accompanied by every one one other accompanied by his spouse Kate brought place of set of two of their trio children — 8-year-old Prince George accompanied by every one one other accompanied by 7-year-old Princess Charlotte — to Cardiff Castle inside Wales earlier to a separate concert inside the castle grounds inside integrity of the queen.

The queen's youngest son, Prince Edward, accompanied by every one one other accompanied by his spouse Sophie, Countess of Wessex, visited a 1950s-themed seaside funfair inside Belfast. Edward tried his hand at pulling a pint of Guinness at a diner, while Sophie took inside a '50s accompanied by every one one other accompanied by '60s trip demonstration.

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Prince Charles pays tribute to 'mummy' at Jubilee concert

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