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Queen at 80

Queen At 80
On Friday April 21 2006, The Queen celebrated her 80th birthday. British News channels covered the day’s celebrations in-depth.

0800 (Friday April 21) Sky News Sunrise

Lorna Dunkley at Windsor Castle and Steve Gaisford in London present Sky News Sunrise.

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1800 (Friday April 21) BBC Six O’clock News

Natasha Kaplinsky in Windsor and George Alagiah in London present the BBC Six O’clock News.

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1930 (Friday April 21) BBC News Special

Natasha Kaplinsky presents a BBC News Special for viewers of BBC News 24.

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