Queen Elizabeth II funeral updates: British PM Liz Truss addresses gathering

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  • Sep 19, 2022 03:43 PM IST

    Service begins at Westminster; King Charles III, his siblings in front row 

    Service at the Westminster Abbey for the Queen’s funeral has begun. The late monarch’s son and current ruler – King Charles III, his sons and siblings are in the front row and also walked behind the Queen’s coffin. Now, prayer songs are being sung.

  • Sep 19, 2022 03:34 PM IST

    Queen’s coffin reaches Westminster Abbey

    Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin reaches Westminster Abbey as guests, including world leaders and royal family, present there stand out of respect to the late monarch of Great Britain. The coffin is adorned with flowers picked from the gardens of the late monarch on the special request of her son and current ruler of the UK – King Charles III.

  • Sep 19, 2022 03:28 PM IST

    Queen’s coffin carried by Grenadier Guards en route to state funeral

    The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II carried by by Grenadier Guards are on the way to the Westminster Abbey.

  • Sep 19, 2022 02:57 PM IST

    Former British PMs arrive at Abbey

    Several former ministers of the UK, including David Cameron and Boris Johnson, arrive at Westminster Abbey along with their better halves.

  • Sep 19, 2022 02:46 PM IST

    Joe Biden and First Lady Jill arrive at Westminster Abbey

    US President Joe Biden, and his wife – First Lady Jill Biden, arrive at Westminster Abbey for the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II.

  • Sep 19, 2022 02:31 PM IST

    French President Emmanuel Macron arrives at Westminster Abbey

    French President Emmanuel Macron along with his wife Brigitte Macron arrive at Westminster Abbey ahead of Queen’s funeral. Ireland’s President and Brazil’s President were also seen.

  • Sep 19, 2022 01:56 PM IST

    All funeral viewing areas in Central London full

    All Queen Elizabeth’s funeral procession viewing areas in Central London are full, reports Reuters citing City Hall, London.

  • Sep 19, 2022 01:54 PM IST

    Heathrow Express faces power line failure

    Heathrow airport on its official Twitter handle says that “due to an overhead power line failure there are currently no Heathrow Express or Elizabeth Line services heading to Heathrow. Passengers can use their tickets on Tube and bus services instead.”

  • Sep 19, 2022 01:43 PM IST

    2,000 people to take part in Queen’s state funeral 

    Around 2,000 people are set to take part in Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral at Westminster Abbey today.

  • Sep 19, 2022 01:37 PM IST

    Archbishop of Canterbury ahead of Queen’s funeral

    Ahead of Queen Elizabeth’s funeral, the Archbishop of Canterbury said: “Let us pray for the Royal Family as they gather today to commend Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II into the hands of our loving and faithful God. We come together to give thanks for a long life, lived in service to her people and her Saviour, Jesus Christ.”

  • Sep 19, 2022 01:19 PM IST

    Joe Biden’s armoured limousine “The Beast” that he will take to Queen’s funeral

    When President Joe Biden arrives at Westminster Abbey on Monday, he will be using his armoured state car to and from state the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. Read more

  • Sep 19, 2022 12:57 PM IST

    People waiting ahead of Queen’s funeral

    People wait along the route that the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II will be pulled on a gun carriage following her funeral service in Westminster Abbey in central London Monday Sept. 19, 2022. Emilio Morenatti/Pool via REUTERS (via REUTERS)
    People wait along the route that the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II will be pulled on a gun carriage following her funeral service in Westminster Abbey in central London Monday Sept. 19, 2022. Emilio Morenatti/Pool via REUTERS (via REUTERS)

    Several people gathered along the route that the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II will be pulled on a gun carriage following her funeral procession at London’s Westminster Abbey.

  • Sep 19, 2022 12:49 PM IST

    Police prepare ahead of the Queen’s funeral

    Police prepare ahead of the Queen's funeral (Reuters)
    Police prepare ahead of the Queen’s funeral (Reuters)

    The UK police are prepared for Queen Elizabeth’s state funeral which will be held at London’s Westminster Abbey. Her funeral will be the UK’s first in over half a century after British prime minister Winston Churchill was the last head of state to be accorded with this honour in 1965.

  • Sep 19, 2022 12:23 PM IST

    Queen’s coffin to be taken to Westminster Abbey

    Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin to be taken to Westminster Abbey ahead of funeral. Police prepare ahead of the Queen’s funeral.

  • Sep 19, 2022 12:21 PM IST

    Why Queen’s youngest son Prince Edward didn’t shake hands with mourners

    The youngest son of Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Edward explained his choice of not shaking hands with the mourners who lined the streets ahead of the monarch’s funeral. Read to know why here

  • Sep 19, 2022 12:11 PM IST

    People gather to watch Queen’s funeral procession

    Some people camped outside the castle - where the Queen's coffin lies (Reuters)
    Some people camped outside the castle – where the Queen’s coffin lies (Reuters)

    People have been gathering in London and Windsor to watch the Queen’s funeral procession. Some have also been camping outside the castle.

  • Sep 19, 2022 12:04 PM IST

    When the Queen was told about plans to fly her body in plane

    Queen Elizabeth II’s respect for the Armed Forces was apparent in her heartwarming reply to an officer when the monarch was told about plans to repatriate her. Read more here

  • Sep 19, 2022 11:51 AM IST

    What happens after Queen’s ‘solemn’ lying-in-state

    As Queen Elizabeth’s ‘solemn’ lying-in-state ended, read here to know what will happen next.

  • Sep 19, 2022 11:40 AM IST

    About Westminster Abbey – the historic church where Queen’s funeral will take place

    Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral will be held at London’s Westminster Abbey on Monday. Read here to know about the historic church

  • Sep 19, 2022 11:36 AM IST

    Westminster Abbey lit as dawn breaks in central London

  • Sep 19, 2022 11:13 AM IST

    Here is what rests on the Queen’s coffin

    2,868 diamonds, along with 17 sapphires, 11 emeralds, 269 pearls, and 4 rubies that sparkle on the Imperial State Crown rests on the queen’s coffin.

  • Sep 19, 2022 11:08 AM IST

    President Murmu met King Charles III ahead of Queen’s funeral

    President Droupadi Murmu at the reception hosted by King Charles III of United Kingdom at Buckingham Palace ahead of the Queen’s state funeral.

  • Sep 19, 2022 11:04 AM IST

    Queen Elizabeth II’s ‘solemn’ lying-in-state ends

    Queen Elizabeth II’s ‘solemn’ lying-in-state ends ahead of the state funeral.

  • Sep 19, 2022 11:03 AM IST

    125 movie theatres to broadcast funeral live

    125 movie theatres in the UK are set to broadcast Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral live.

  • Sep 19, 2022 10:57 AM IST

    1,650 military personnel involved in the procession

    A total of 1,650 military personnel are involved in the procession of the queen’s coffin from Westminster Abbey to Wellington Arch after her funeral. 

  • Sep 19, 2022 10:54 AM IST

    2,000 dignitaries to attend state funeral

    2,000 dignitaries have been invited for the the state funeral, ranging from King Charles III and other royals to world leaders including US President Joe Biden.

  • Sep 19, 2022 10:51 AM IST

    A look at Queen Elizabeth’s final days

    As the United Kingdom is set to bid farewell to Britain’s longest-serving monarch, here is a look at her final days.

  • Sep 19, 2022 10:46 AM IST

    Queen’s new photograph from Platinum Jubilee released

    Ahead of the Queen’s state funeral, the Royal family released a new photograph from her Platinum Jubilee.

  • Sep 19, 2022 10:43 AM IST

    What will the Royal family wear at Queen’s funeral?

    As the royal family will be in attendance, Buckingham Palace said that only working members of the royal family who hold a military rank could wear the uniform at the state funeral service at Westminster Abbey. Read more here

  • Sep 19, 2022 10:33 AM IST

    UK and the world prepare to bid last farewell to Queen Elizabeth

    The United Kingdom and the world are prepared to bid the last farewell to Queen Elizabeth II today. Read more here

  • Sep 19, 2022 10:31 AM IST

    Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral: How the day will unfold

    Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral will be held today in the UK. Read here how the day will unfold.

     

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