Crowds honour Queen's 59th

About 200 people gathered to watch the Queen arrive at a church service on the 59th anniversary of her accession to the throne.

Her Majesty chatted to well-wishers and accepted flowers from children after attending the service at the St Peter and St Paul Church in West Newton, Norfolk, with the Duke of Edinburgh.

Security was tight as more than 20 police officers kept a close eye on crowds gathered outside the church.

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh have spent Christmas and the New Year at Sandringham, and were to return to Buckingham Palace today.

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