President Joe Biden makes first contact with King Charles III
President Joe Biden made his first call with King Charles III on Wednesday.
The White House released a statement saying Biden and the King discussed the Queen’s memory, with Biden commenting on his visit to the royal family at Windsor Castle last year. Biden and First Lady Jill Biden will travel to the United Kingdom for the Queen’s funeral next week.
“The President has fondly noted the Queen’s kindness and hospitality,” the White House wrote. He also expressed the great admiration of the American people for the Queen, whose dignity and constancy have deepened the enduring friendship and special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom.
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Anders Hagstrom of Fox News Digital contributed to this report.
Mourners pay their respects as Queen Elizabeth II is located in the state
The mourners paid their respects to the deceased Queen Elizabeth II Starting on Wednesday as the Queen is in state at Westminster Hall.
The royal family and members of Parliament first paid their respects before opening the show to the public. London authorities said the line was 2.6 miles long as of Wednesday afternoon.
Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral will take place on September 19.
Prince Harry becomes emotional while paying respect to Queen Elizabeth II
Prince Harry was photographed in an emotional moment on Wednesday as he paid his respects to his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II.
, who stood next to his wife Meghan Markle, covered his eyes with his hand during a moment of thought. Markle raised her gaze.
The Duke of Sussex walked behind the coffin, along with King Charles III and Prince William, as it was taken to Westminster Hall. Queen Elizabeth will remain in the state for four days before her funeral.
King Charles III and the royal family return to Buckingham Palace
King Charles III, along with the royal family, has returned to Buckingham Palace after the casket of Queen Elizabeth II was moved to Westminster Hall.
The Queen will lie still for the next four days until Her funeral is on September 19.
Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin arrives at Westminster Hall
Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin has arrived at Westminster Hall.
Queen’s coffin He will remain in good shape for four days until the state funeral on September 19.
Queen Consort Camilla, Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle follow the procession in cars
Queen Consort Camilla, Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle leave Buckingham Palace for Westminster Hall.
King Charles IIIPrince William and Prince Harry walked in the procession.
Prince William and Prince Harry follow Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin on foot
Prince Harry and Prince William appeared on Wednesday morning as Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin was taken to Westminster Hall.
The Prince of Wales and Duke of Sussex followed behind King Charles III, Prince Andrew, Prince Edward and Princess Anne.
Prince Harry was not wearing his military uniform for the event.
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Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin leaves Buckingham Palace for the last time
Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin left Buckingham Palace For the last time the royal family makes their way to Westminster Hall.
Her coffin was traveling on a gun carriage with King Charles III, Prince Andrew, Prince Edward, Princess Anne, Prince William and Prince Harry on foot.
The Royal Marines are driving the vehicle.
Queen Elizabeth will lie in Westminster Hall for four days before her funeral on September 19.
London announces all viewing areas to see Queen Elizabeth II’s festive procession full
London City Council has announced that all viewing areas for the festive processions are now full.
“There is no entry for any new arrivals. If you are in the area or about to arrive, please head to the screening site in Hyde Park to watch the Lying-in-State Parade on big screens.”
The cannon cart that will carry the Queen’s coffin on wheels to and in place is seen at Buckingham Palace. The coffin will soon travel from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Hall in both Houses of Parliament, where it will begin to lie in state. A party will be held in Westminster Hall to mark the arrival of Coffin of Her Majesty the Queen.
London authorities expect the line to be up to 10 miles long to see Queen Elizabeth II lying in state
Hundreds of thousands are expected to line up in London when Queen Elizabeth II lies at the 900-year-old Westminster Hall, the oldest building in Parliament, for four days before her state funeral on Monday.
The line to see the ark is probably one of the longest that London has ever seen and actually runs from Parliament, across the nearby Lambeth Bridge and along the opposite bank of the Thames. Authorities planned a 10-mile route, including 6.9 miles from Victoria Tower Gardens to Southwark Park and another 3 miles within Southwark Park, with 1,000 rangers, flight attendants and police officers on hand to help manage crowds.
People are warned that they may have to wait up to 30 hours, but are given numbered bracelets to allow food and a bathroom break without losing their place in line.
When they arrive in Parliament, mourners must pass a security check similar to the security check at airports. Prohibited items include liquids, paint spray, knives, fireworks, flowers, candles, stuffed toys, and “advertising or marketing messages.”
The hall where Guy Fawkes and Charles I were tried, where kings and queens hosted splendid medieval banquets, and where ceremonial speeches were given to Queen Elizabeth II During the silver, golden and diamond jubilee.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
‘The Crown’ resumes filming after production was paused due to the death of Queen Elizabeth II
“The Crown” has resumed filming after the Netflix series paused production on Thursday, the day Queen Elizabeth II died at the age of 96 at Balmoral Castle in Scotland.
Elizabeth Debicki, the 32-year-old actress who portrays Princess Diana, was spotted on a set in a small town near Barcelona, Spain, dressed as the late Princess. The scene is set during Diana’s trip to Bosnia in 1997 where she met children and landmine victims.
Peter Morgan, the writer of the Emmy-winning drama, confirmed that production of the show was halted Friday. “The Crown is a love letter to her,” he said, “and I have nothing to add now, just silence and respect.” “I expect we will stop filming out of respect as well.”
The pause in production will not affect the release of the series’ fifth season scheduled for November.
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Lines form to see Queen Elizabeth II lie in state, Heathrow announces operating changes
Lines form along the bank of the Thames in anticipation of being seen Queen Elizabeth II Lying in the state, although authorities warn the wait could be up to 30 hours, according to the Associated Press.
House cavalry is seen on the road ahead of the Venice carriage procession that will transport Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Hall.
Meanwhile, Heathrow Airport announced changes to operations out of respect for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Some flight schedules will be disrupted on Wednesday afternoon to ensure silence over central London during the festive march.
King Charles III arrives at Buckingham Palace before the coffin procession of Queen Elizabeth II
King Charles III arrives at Buckingham Palace before a ceremonial procession of Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin into Westminster Hall.
With building preparations for the state funeral on September 19, the Royal family He will walk behind the Queen’s coffin through central London, after which hundreds of thousands of mourners are expected to come to pay their last respects to her in her condition.
Horses undergo special training for the Queen Elizabeth procession to transport arms to Westminster Hall
Horses, troops and military brigades rehearsed a full pre-dawn procession for the procession that will take Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Hall. Officials say the participating horses underwent special training for Wednesday’s event, including how to handle mourners and flowers and flags being thrown toward the procession, according to the Associated Press.
King Charles III will lead the procession behind the carriage, which will be wrapped in the royal standard. The journey is expected to take approximately 40 minutes.
Once in Westminster Hall, the Queen’s coffin will rest on a raised platform known as a catafalque and topped with the Imperial State’s crown, orb and sceptre. Every corner of the platform will be guarded around the clock by soldiers from units serving the royal family.
The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby will conduct a short service attended by members of the royal family, before the hall opens to the public. Hundreds of thousands of mourners are expected to be able to pay their respects in the 11th century building, the oldest part of the Palace of Westminster and the heart of the British government.
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Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral.