Queen Elizabeth receives flowers after arriving at the Commonwealth Institute in London 24 February. The Queen, patron of the British Red Cross society, presented a new Royal Charter after the group unified into one society. The Queen earlier heard the news that her sister, Princess Margaret, suffered a stroke on the Caribean island of Mustique. (Photo credit should read ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)
Bristol, split between Gloucestershire and Somerset, received its Royal Charter in Archaeological finds believed to be years old, discovered at Shirehampton and St Annes, provide "evidence of human activity" in the Bristol area from the Palaeolithic era.
The Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London, with the Queen's House in the middle of the picture and the Royal Observatory visible in the background. Designed by Sir Christopher Wren, between 1696 and