Picture special: Welcome fit for a Queen as £3bn aircraft carrier comes home

Tens of thousands of people have lined the walls of Portsmouth Harbour to welcome the UK's £3 billion aircraft carrier which has berthed at its home port for the first time.

The HMS Queen Elizabeth, the UK's newest aircraft carrier, sails past the Spinnaker Tower as she arrives in Portsmouth this morning. Picture: LPhot Dan Rosenbaum/Royal Navy/PA Wire
The HMS Queen Elizabeth, the UK's newest aircraft carrier, sails past the Spinnaker Tower as she arrives in Portsmouth this morning. Picture: LPhot Dan Rosenbaum/Royal Navy/PA Wire

It was truly an incredible sight.

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