An armed police officer stands guard in London on day two of public mourning following the death of Queen Elizabeth II. Britain’s police are making plans for security at her funeral. Photo: Bloomberg
An armed police officer stands guard in London on day two of public mourning following the death of Queen Elizabeth II. Britain’s police are making plans for security at her funeral. Photo: Bloomberg
Britain

Queen’s funeral set for September 19; heavy security planned ahead of first state funeral since 1965

  • Queen Elizabeth’s state funeral is the first since that of Winston Churchill, Britain’s prime minister during World War II, nearly 6 decades ago
  • Event will be in a ‘very different threat world’ compared with previous royal funerals, such as the Queen Mother’s in 2002 and Princess Diana’s 5 years earlier

An armed police officer stands guard in London on day two of public mourning following the death of Queen Elizabeth II. Britain’s police are making plans for security at her funeral. Photo: Bloomberg
An armed police officer stands guard in London on day two of public mourning following the death of Queen Elizabeth II. Britain’s police are making plans for security at her funeral. Photo: Bloomberg
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