A photographer has captured the remarkable moment over Jubilee weekend when a cloud formed the perfect outline of the British Isles – above one of Britain’s most iconic structures. Robert Browne broke formation over the Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol, which was built by Isambard Kingdom Brunel in 1864.
He said: “I thought it looked a bit like England and Britain. It’s a very strange coincidence. It’s almost as if all the stars aligned just before the Jubilee. is a strange and strange coincidence.”
Britons are enjoying a gigantic four-day bank holiday weekend as the Queen celebrates 70 years on the throne. Saturday will see the Platinum Party at the Palace.
Across the country, the Royal Family met with well-wishers celebrating the Jubilee, the Earl and Countess of Wessex visiting Northern Ireland and the Princess Royal at the Epsom Derby with her family.
Derby Day is missed by the Queen, who has suffered a recurrence of her mobility issues, but jockey Frankie Dettori said she will watch on TV.
The Prince of Wales and the Duke of Cambridge will take the stage to pay their respects to the Queen during the Starry Jubilee concert held outside Buckingham Palace on Saturday evening.
Diana Ross, Queen and Adam Lambert, Alicia Keys, Hans Zimmer, George Ezra and Eurovision 2022 finalist Sam Ryder are among the celebrities preparing to entertain a crowd of 22,000 and millions of viewers.