Sikh soldier makes history as he guards Buckingham Palace wearing turban instead of traditional bearskin

Sikh soldier makes history as he guards Buckingham Palace wearing turban instead of traditional bearskin | UPDATED: 22:41 GMT, 11 December 2012 Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace yesterday also offered a glimpse into the changing face of Britain.

Queen looks rather perplexed as she meets sniper in full camouflage

Whatever happened to short back and sides Queen looks rather perplexed as she meets sniper in full camouflage Queen met soldiers and horses from the Household Cavalry RegimentSniper wears unusual work outfit and carries rifle to meet the Queen | UPDATED: 22:45 GMT, 26 November 2012 It is a dilemma faced by anyone invited to meet the Queen: what exactly does one wear This sniper serving with the Household Cavalry Regiment opted for his work outfit… leaving the Queen looking more than a little perplexed. Looking like Chewbacca from the movie blockbuster Star Wars, the crack marksman wore a 'ghillie suit', a type of camouflage clothing designed to resemble heavy foliage, leaves and twigs to remain concealed from the enemy.