New regimental colours presented by Queen

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The Queen presented new colours to the Royal Regiment of Scotland yesterday during a historic parade.

The Queen, who is Colonel-in-Chief, presented the colours to the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 6th and 7th Battalions, the Royal Regiment of Scotland. It was the first time six battalions have been on parade at the same time, the Army said. The Queen inspected the ranks of soldiers from a Range Rover, during the parade in Holyrood Park, Edinburgh.