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Staffordshire sculptor Andy Edwards poses for a picture while fine-tuning a scale model of his statue of Queen Elizabeth II commissioned by Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council to mark the borough's 850th anniversary, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, England, Thursday, April 18, 2024. Edwards whose previous works include the landmark Beatles statue at Liverpool's Pier Head, is basing the sculpture on photographs of the late Queen's visit to Newcastle-under-Lyme as part of the Borough's 800th anniversary celebrations in 1973. (AP Photo/Jon Super)