In London, thousands of people marched in front of Elizabeth II’s ashes early Thursday morning. The only queen who knew too much. In the morning, the line stretched 3.5 miles to Tower Bridge on the south bank of the River Thames, then across a bridge to Parliament.
“It’s nice to have everyone here, but it’s going to be really sad” when it comes time to stand in front of the Queen, Lisa Doudson, a resident of London’s suburbs, told AFP, as she began queuing at 6am (London time).
The coffin containing the Queen’s remains was installed in Westminster Hall, the oldest part of the House of Parliament, the founding nucleus of the United Kingdom, dating back to the 11th century. The queue moved steadily and a large number of camp chairs were piled up at the entrance to Parliament, abandoned by those who managed to get inside.
The government warned that queues up to 10km into the city center along the Thames could lead to 30-hour waits.“Bear this in mind before attending or bringing children,” warned Downing Street.
After being informed that Many shops will be closed on Monday for Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral. a was created Dissatisfaction among vacationers at different vacation homes. One of them, Center Parcs, reversed its decision to block access for 24 hours. Visitors were told to vacate the parks next Monday “out of respect and to allow as many people as possible”. [empleados] Be a part of this historic moment.
However, following their complaints, Center Parks said that guests still on vacation will be allowed to stay at its facility. Those who need to enter on Monday will have to arrive one day late. “After reflection and listening, we have decided to allow guests to stay longer on September 19,” the company said in a message to its customers, which was published by the media.
Many shops will be closed on Monday for Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral. But thousands of ‘pubs’ and bars will be open to Britons to toast the late monarch. The UK has declared a public holiday for the event, which will be attended by dozens of world leaders and will be followed by millions of people around the world on television and social media.
As with every UK public holiday, British schools and the London Stock Exchange are closed on the day, and hospitals have postponed many appointments. For millions of Britons the holiday will weigh on the UK economy, which is already heading for recession due to high inflation. Britain’s biggest supermarkets, led by Tesco and Sainsbury’s, will close, as will major clothes retailer Primark. Food and clothing retailer Marks and Spencer plans to open only a handful of stores in and around London near funeral and burial sites. All UK branches of American giant McDonald’s will be closed until the funeral is over.
On the other hand, London’s Heathrow Airport has indicated that flights may be disrupted.
As part of the elaborate planning after the death of the so-called Queen “London Bridge”, The new monarch will retire from public duties as she prepares to fulfill her new role as part of the British Crown.
Meanwhile, the Earl and Countess of Wessex will visit Manchester to honor the Queen. They will look at the book of obituaries at Manchester Central Library, attend a floral tribute in St Anne’s Square and meet members of the community.
The Prince and Princess of Wales will be at Sandringham to look after the floral tributes left at Norwich Gates.
Thursday morning, At least 4,500 troops held a crucial rehearsal for the funeral military parade next Monday, September 19. According to British media, there will be a huge parade to commemorate the ceremony Guardian.
The first sighting of Elizabeth II inside the coffin was mourned. Some took off their hats, others prayed and shed tearsWhen a girl said she wanted to sing the Ave Maria, she explained Guardian.
Vanessa Nathakumaran was the first to march in front of the coffin at Old Westminster Hall. London, 56, had been queuing since 11:30 a.m. Monday. She tried not to cry when the unusual sight hit her. However, he could not contain himself.
In the capital of Japan, Thousands of people queued for hours outside the British Embassy to pay their respects to the Queen. At dawn on the seventh day of Elizabeth II’s death, flowers, cards and portraits lined the pavement in front of the embassy at the Admiralty.
Hong Kong, once a British colony, was returned to China in defiance of a crime under Beijing’s national security law and tougher Covid rules. As the flowers and messages increase, so do the references to the British rule.
This will be Thursday The first of four full days of the Queen’s coffin in Westminster Hall at the Palace of Westminster.r, until the morning of the funeral on Monday, September 19. The coffin will be guarded by soldiers from units in the service of the Royal House.
Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese will travel to London on Thursday to represent the country at the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. A quarter of the 2,000 seats At Westminster Abbey they are reserved for heads of state and their allies, along with Joe Biden, Emmanuel Macron and Japan’s Emperor Naruhito.
At the late Queen’s request, “Everyday” 10 Australian citizens are also invited to attend”, including: Australian of the Year Dylan Alcott, Hall of Famer Chris WallerHorse trainers Guy and Robbie Waterhouse -and a Victoria Cross recipient Ben Roberts-Smith.
According to a British government watchdog, the queue to enter Westminster Hall It is approximately 3 kilometers long and Extends to Blackfriars Bridge. The length of the queue to pay tribute to the late king was shorter than it was on Wednesday night.
Back then, the route was not less than 4 km. Some camped out to ensure a chance to see the coffin. The infrastructure in place allows a maximum length of 16 km. Millions of people are expected to mourn in the coming days.
During an official visit to Australia in 1986, the late Queen Elizabeth II wrote a letter to the Mayor of Sydney.
The envelope is written as follows: “To the Right Honorable the Lord Mayor of Sydney, Australia. Greetings. On a suitable day of your choosing in 2085 AD, please open this envelope and convey my message to the citizens of Sydney. Elizabeth R.”
More than 30 years after it was written, Its contents are a complete mystery. The letter was unveiled at the Queen Victoria Building in the Australian capital. Sea nation Keeps in a glass case under a dome.
What could Rani have written? According to National GeographicMaybe Not the most important news. Perhaps a general greeting to the city and future residents. Even so, It took another 63 years after his death to unravel the mystery..
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