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Saturday, 16 June, 2001, 15:19 GMT 16:19 UK
In pictures: Trooping the Colour
Under grey skies, the Queen attended the annual Trooping the Colour ceremony in London on Saturday.

Senior members of the Royal Family joined her for the historic spectacle on London's Horse Guards Parade.

BBC News Online captures images from the day.

The Queen
The Queen travelled in an open top carriage despite the bad weather

The Queen's procession
The Queen travels from Buckingham Palace to Horse Guards Parade

The Queen Mother and the Countess of Wessex
The Queen Mother travelled with the Countess of Wessex

Trooping the Colour
Trooping the Colour is called the 'Greatest parade of all'

Trooping the Colour
Heavy rain did not spoil the colourful ceremony

The Life Guards
The Life Guards turn to salute the Queen

Scots Guards bagpipers
Scots Guards bagpipers play in the rain

Captain Justin Butah
Captain Justin Butah, the first black officer in the Life Guards, escorted the Queen

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