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London witnesses grand birthday ceremony for King

LONDON, June 15 (KUNA) -- A grand birthday ceremony for King Charles III, known as Trooping the Colour Parade, was held in central London, kicking off at the premises of Buckingham Palace, on Saturday.
Princess Kate Middleton attended the grand ceremony in her first appearance since January following health setback. She appeared in a parading horse-drawn royal carriage, along with her husband, Prince William, and her three children.
Thousands of cheering people lined up the sidewalks greeting the royal motorcade that emerged from Buckingham Palace. It turned back toward the castle while troops fired a 41-gun salute for the King.
This ceremony was first held more than 260 years ago. King Charles is now 75 years of age. (end) nbs.rk