Members of the public queue in the rain along the south bank of the River Thames, as they wait to pay their respects when Queen Elizabeth lies in state. Photo: AFP
Members of the public queue in the rain along the south bank of the River Thames, as they wait to pay their respects when Queen Elizabeth lies in state. Photo: AFP

Queen Elizabeth’s coffin in London to lie in state. These are the first people in the line

  • Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to pay their respects as Queen Elizabeth lies in state at Westminster Hall
  • Police preparing for a ‘massive challenge’ with queues set to stretch for miles along the River Thames

Members of the public queue in the rain along the south bank of the River Thames, as they wait to pay their respects when Queen Elizabeth lies in state. Photo: AFP
Members of the public queue in the rain along the south bank of the River Thames, as they wait to pay their respects when Queen Elizabeth lies in state. Photo: AFP
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