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Queen beams during surprise appearance alongside Charles at parade at Holyroodhouse

The Queen rebuffed concerns surrounding her health on Thursday as she made a public appearance at the Reddendo Parade in Scotland. The 96 year old monarch attended the event at the Palace of Holyroodhouse on Thursday afternoon, where she was accompanied by Prince Charles, who used his Scottish title the Duke of Rothesay.

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BBC Elizabeth: The Unseen Queen leaves fans in tears seconds into Royal special
BBC viewers have been left in tears just seconds into the television special Elizabeth: The Unseen Queen, which aired ahead of Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee celebrations.The documentary contained archive footage from throughout Her Majesty's life, with most of it previously unseen.The introduction, narrated by Queen Elizabeth, explained that the family had a love of filming their life, and it was this footage which would be shared.And viewers were left in tears before the opening credits had even rolled, as it gave a few glimpses of Queen Elizabeth in her younger days.One said: "She started talking, I started blubbing."Another wrote: "Literally 30 seconds into The Unseen Queen and I'm crying."Someone replied: "So am I! Why?" as another echoed: "Me too!"And another viewer tweeted: "So emotional."The documentary showed the life of Queen Elizabeth through her own eyes and those of her family, from her time as a young princess, through her wedding day to Prince Philip and beyond.The Queen, 96, celebrates her Platinum Jubilee this year, marking 70 years since the took the throne following her father's death.Celebrations are ongoing around the country, and, despite her age, the Queen has been attending a number of events recently.Earlier in May, she officially opened the Elizabeth line on the London Underground, wearing a yellow ensemble in her usual colour-block style.It's reported that she does not plan to abdicate, however her son Prince Charles, heir to the throne, has started to take on more of her duties as she took a step back on public engagements.Queen Elizabeth II's reign started on February 6, 1952, following the death of her father, King George VI.For more of the latest showbiz news from Daily Star, make