A star-studded concert caps Britain’s celebration of the queen’s 60th anniversary on the throne. In other events, the monarch led a flotilla down the Thames and visited the Epsom racecourse for the running of the Derby. Britons everywhere partied, too.
June 5, 2012 Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, center, accompanied by, from left to right, Prince Charles; Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall; Prince William; Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and Prince Harry, appear on the balcony of Buckingham Palace in central London to conclude the four-day Diamond Jubilee celebrations to mark the 60th anniversary of the queen's accession to the throne. Lefteris Pitarakis/AP