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Queen Elizabeth II mourned by Britain and world at funeral

Sep. 19, 2022 18:51 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The United Kingdom and the world bade farewell to Queen Elizabeth II on Monday with a state funeral that drew presidents and kings, princes and prime ministers — and crowds in the streets of London and at Windsor Castle — to honor a monarch whose 70-year reign defined an age. ...

Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral | Live updates

Sep. 19, 2022 16:55 PM EDT

WINDSOR, England — Queen Elizabeth II has been interred together with her late husband, Prince Philip, at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle, officials said. The royal family’s official website said the Dean of Windsor conducted a private burial ceremony late Monday at the...

Inside the abbey, a funeral fit for a leader

Sep. 19, 2022 16:22 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — I couldn’t see the lone piper. But it didn’t matter. As the sounds of the Scottish lament, “Sleep, Dearie, Sleep,” faded into the silence of Westminster Abbey, it finally struck me that Queen Elizabeth II was really gone. The queen loved...

Order of Service for Queen Elizabeth II's funeral

Sep. 19, 2022 02:38 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Here is the order of service for Queen Elizabeth II's state funeral, which will take place at 11 a.m. BST (6 a.m. EDT, 1000 GMT) in Westminster Abbey on Monday, Sept. 19, 2022": The service is conducted by The Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle MBE, Dean of Westminster. The...

Order of Service for Queen Elizabeth II's funeral

Sep. 18, 2022 17:35 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Here is the order of service for Queen Elizabeth II's state funeral, which will take place at 11 a.m. BST (6 a.m. EDT, 1000 GMT) in Westminster Abbey on Monday, Sept. 19, 2022": The service is conducted by The Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle MBE, Dean of Westminster. The...

Mourners wait for hours, miles to farewell Queen Elizabeth

Sep. 15, 2022 22:15 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Thousands of mourners waited for hours Thursday in a line that stretched for almost 5 miles (8 kilometers) across London for the chance to spend a few minutes filing past Queen Elizabeth II's coffin while she lies in state. King Charles III spent the day in private to reflect on his...

Pope studying Bahrain visit, looking at February for Africa

Sep. 15, 2022 15:28 PM EDT

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis is studying a possible visit to Bahrain in November and said Thursday he is looking to reschedule his trip to South Sudan and Congo for February. Francis told reporters en route home from Kazakhstan that his strained knee ligaments still...

Live updates: Prince says procession aroused Diana memories

Sep. 15, 2022 15:16 PM EDT

LONDON — Prince William has told well-wishers that walking behind the coffin of his late grandmother Queen Elizabeth II was “challenging” and brought back memories of the funeral of his mother, Princess Diana. William and his wife, Catherine, the new Princess of Wales, spent...

Palace reveals details of queen's state funeral on Monday

Sep. 15, 2022 10:23 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Two minutes of silence will be observed Monday across the United Kingdom at the end of Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral at Westminster Abbey, giving British public across the nation a chance to pay their respects to the late monarch. Buckingham Palace released...

Queen Elizabeth II lies in state as throngs pay respects

Sep. 15, 2022 02:03 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II left Buckingham Palace for the last time Wednesday, borne on a horse-drawn carriage and saluted by cannons and the tolling of Big Ben, in a solemn procession through the flag-draped, crowd-lined streets of London to Westminster Hall. There, a steady...