6/8 BBC http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-27745360


The people of Paris have paid tribute to the Queen by naming a flower market in her honour.She and the Duke of Edinburgh toured the market that will henceforth be known as Marche aux Fleurs – Reine Elizabeth II on Saturday.It marked the end of the British monarch’s three-day visit to France to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day.On Friday she joined other heads of state on Sword Beach to commemorate veterans and their fallen comrades.The Queen, who visited the market on her first trip to the country in 1948, unveiled a plaque to mark her visit.Afterward she boarded a private plane with the Duke of Edinburgh following a ceremonial departure from France, attended by French President Francois Hollande.




return top