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Last Updated: Tuesday, 13 September 2005, 09:57 GMT 10:57 UK
England's Ashes parade photos
Fans gather in Trafalgar Square for the celebrations
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Fans gather early in Trafalgar Square to celebrate and congratulate the Ashes heroes as Admiral Nelson looks on
Andy Flintoff can't stop smiling after winning the Ashes
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Andrew Flintoff is understandably happy as he arrives at the team's hotel for the parade after a long night of celebration
The buses inch their way towards Trafalgar Square
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The special buses slowly make their way through the thousands of supporters on a bright, sunny day in the capital
Michael Vaughan holds up the urn which is the cause of all the fuss
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England's captain Vaughan holds aloft a replica of the Ashes urn for the crowds to see, as the party gets into full swing
Flintoff and Vaughan [behind] stand at the front of the bus to get a great view
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Player of the series, all-rounder Flintoff, enjoys the attention and soaks up the unique atmosphere at the front of the bus
Pietersen, the hero from the final day, takes the plaudits from the excited crowd
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Another star of the show, Ashes debutant Kevin Pietersen, sings 'Jerusalem' as the buses move through the throngs
Trafalgar Square is full to celebrate England's Ashes victory
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England reach Trafalgar Square and enjoy a rapturous reception from the crowd on an historic day for English cricket
The team sing what has become the anthem of the series - the hymn Jerusalem
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England's players joyously belt out the hymn Jerusalem one more time along with an estimated 100,000 well-wishers
Vaughan meets the UK's Prime Minister Tony Blair
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Vaughan and the team move on to meet Prime Minister Tony Blair who says he "followed the Test series ball by ball"
England's team standing outside number 10 with Tony Blair
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England are guests of honour at a 10 Downing Street garden party before going to hand back the Ashes urn
The team walk across the ground before the 'handing-back' ceremony
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At the home of cricket - Lord's - England hand over the sacred urn to the MCC for safe-keeping
The team take a well-earned rest after their day-long Ashes celebrations
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After a long day of celebrations, England's players show signs of fatigue but another long night will almost certainly ensue



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