Queen Elizabeth's 60th anniversary party gets under way

June 2, 2012 10:08

LONDON - Queen Elizabeth gets four days of celebrations to mark her 60 years on the British throne under way on Saturday with one of her favorite pastimes, a trip to the horse races, as tributes to the long-serving monarch pour in.

Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to descend on London over the next few days for Diamond Jubilee festivities, with millions attending street parties across the country as the nation marks the queen's personal milestone.

"The queen has given incredible service," British Prime Minister David Cameron said.

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