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Dapper toddler in tuxedo steals show as Queen visits his dad's bakery in Belfast

A dapper Belfast toddler stole the show as Queen Camilla toured a bakery in Northern Ireland - and he was "very taken" with her.

The Queen stopped by Knotts Bakery among other food stores during a solo visit to the Lisburn Road in south Belfast on Thursday.

There, the royal encountered young Fitz Corrie-Salmon, who is still one month shy of his second birthday but came dressed to impress in a tuxedo.

The boy beamed as the Queen entered the bakery, owned by his father William Corrie, and she chuckled and smiled down at the child as it was joked he had stolen her thunder.

"We have a natural for the cameras," she said.

Speaking on Sky News' UK Tonight with Sarah-Jane Mee, parents William Corrie and former Blue Peter presenter Zoe Salmon said the Queen made their boy feel "at ease".

"Oh I think he was very taken with her, she made him feel so relaxed that he just walked on in… just loving life," Ms Salmon said.

"He felt so at ease because she was so warm and welcoming."

It's a day that she said the family will "remember forever", as she kept young Fitz up past his bedtime to speak to Sky News, keeping him occupied with a bowl of grapes.

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"It's just something for all the family to celebrate and we were so grateful that Fitz could be there and be part of it, and he really has been well behaved," she added.

She picked Fitz out "straight away", she said, asking him what his name was and commenting on his outfit.

Mr Corrie said Camilla took a fruit loaf from the bakery to "enjoy later".

Camilla said the King, who is receiving treatment for cancer, had been disappointed not to be in Northern Ireland with her as she received a get well card and well-wishes for him, adding "he is doing very well".