Queen Elizabeth II

Medical care, flights, funerals: How will Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral impact the UK?

As a number of shops, venues and some Premier League football fixtures are postponed due to the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, there has been confusion online concerning other cancellations and postponements. The UK government has declared 19 September a public holiday for the Queen’s funeral. But how exactly will it impact certain services …

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Flight of queen’s casket to London most tracked in history

T.he flight of Queen Elizabeth II’s casket from Edinburgh, Scotland, to her final resting place in London has become the most-tracked flight in history. The queen’s coffin was carried in processes around Scotland, where the queen died at the age of 96 last week. She was then flown from the country’s capital to London on …

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Queen Elizabeth’s death: Queen’s coffin lands in Buckingham Palace after final flight

CNN — Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin has arrived at Buckingham Palace, after being transported from west London’s RAF Northholt airbase by car. The Queen’s family received the coffin on its arrival at the palace, where it will rest in the Bow Room overnight. The coffin was transported from Edinburgh earlier on Tuesday on a C-17 …

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World leaders scramble for invites to ‘a funeral like no other’ – POLITICAL

LONDON – As Britain mourns the death of its longest-serving monarch, frantic preparations are already underway in London for what is shaping up to be one of the century’s biggest diplomatic occasions. Hundreds of current and former heads of state and government will join scores of other dignitaries descending upon Britain next week for the …

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