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Pictures: Crowds Flock to London to See Queen’s Coffin Procession

LONDON (AP) – Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin will leave Buckingham Palace for the last time Wednesday as it is taken amid somber pageantry on a horse-drawn gun carriage past crowds of mourners to the Houses of Parliament, where the late monarch will lie in state for four days. Crowds began massing early along the flag-lined…

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Crowds gather to pay their final respects to the Queen

King Charles III will lead a procession of the coffin of his mother Queen Elizabeth II through London on Wednesday before hundreds of thousands of people pay their final respects. Six days after her death in Scotland, Queen Elizabeth’s body will be borne on a horse-drawn gun carriage from her Buckingham Palace home to Westminster…

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Take THAT Sturgeon: Huge crowds wave union flags in Scotland for Queen’s Jubilee

Nicola Sturgeon ‘locking Scotland in fear’ says Melville Sign up for royal alerts including a daily special Jubilee edition Invalid emailWe use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe…

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Huge crowds of Afghans outside Kabul airport renew hopes to flee Taliban rule

European nations have warned they will not be able to airlift all at-risk Afghans before August 31. Photo: AFPKABUL: Afghans on Thursday hurried to escape Taliban rule, but Western officials said the group had made assurances that some evacuations would be permitted after next week’s US withdrawal deadline.Over 80,000 people have been evacuated since August…

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Full crowds set to return to sports events from July 19 as Covid restrictions end

Sports venues are set to return to full capacity from July 19 as the majority of coronavirus restrictions end.On Monday evening, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to announce plans to return to near-normality in a fortnight’s time, with compulsory measures such as social distancing to be removed.It is expected that fans will not need…