Heads of state and authorities converge on London for the funeral of Elizabeth II on Monday

Heads of state and authorities converge on London for the funeral of Elizabeth II on Monday

At 9 p.m. (8 p.m. in London) the UK will come to a standstill for a “second of reflection“in reminiscence of its monarch with unprecedented longevity in its historical past.

Whereas lots of of 1000’s of individuals lined up in entrance of the monarch’s stays, just one incident stood out: a person was charged with disturbing the general public order after leaving the road and approaching the coffin on Friday , the Metropolitan police mentioned in an announcement on Saturday night.

“I noticed the king!”

On Saturday, King Charles and his son Prince William loved a shock walkabout close to Lambeth Bridge. The brand new sovereign, far much less in style than his mom was, exchanged just a few phrases and shook arms, as he has accomplished on a number of events throughout his tour this week by the 4 nations of the UK, from Belfast to Cardiff.

I noticed the king! Our eyes met !“, jubilant Geraldine Potts-Ahmad, in tears. “He’ll turn out to be one of the best king“, predicted the fifties, nonetheless underneath the affect of emotion.

Now Prince of Wales, William, 40, took half on Saturday along with his brother Harry, with whom he has a notoriously troublesome relationship, in a vigil across the coffin, with the Queen’s six different grandchildren.

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