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Tuesday, 28 May, 2002, 15:03 GMT 16:03 UK
In pictures: Queen's parliament visit
The Queen's speech to the Scottish Parliament has capped an historic day for the monarch and Scotland.

She became the first head of state to address the parliament in session and did so during its unique sittings in Aberdeen.

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh also savoured the delightful atmosphere in the city as thousands took to the streets to greet them.

Queen and Duke
The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh arrive in Aberdeen

Royal party in city
Hundreds greet the royal party in Union Street

Children in Aberdeen
Children give the Queen a cheerful welcome

Queen with children
The Queen chats to children in the city's Duthie Park

Queen and Jack McConnell
Jack McConnell smiles as the Queen is greeted

Queen and Zoe Maitland
Zoe Maitland hands a bouquet to the Queen

Politicians greet Queen
Scotland's politicians greet the monarch

Queen's address
It was an historic day for the parliament

Queen speaking to MSPs
The Queen paid tribute to the parliament's progress

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