• The Queen makes poignant visit to Woolwich barracks

    The Queen made a poignant visit to Woolwich barracks on Friday morning to pay tribute to murdered soldier Drummer Lee Rigby, who was tragically murdered last week. The 87-year-old monarch was due to meet officers and soldiers associated with 25-year-old Drummer Rigby, who was stationed at the South London barracks, at the end of her visit.   Her Majesty's engagement was a long standing commitment and she would be privately acknowledging the events of last week, according to a Buckingham Palace spokeswoman. A sea of flowers line the railings of the entrance to the base, honouring the soldier and dad-of-one