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Queen Elizabeth II makes rare visit to Cabinet

LONDON — As part of celebrations to mark her 60 years on the throne, Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday became the first British monarch to attend a Cabinet meeting since George III in 1781.

The queen, 86, was greeted by Prime Minister David Cameron at his Downing Street residence in London and introduced to Cabinet ministers from the ruling coalition of Conservatives and Liberal Democrats, who bowed as a mark of respect.

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