People walk along the River Thames as scores gather to pay their respects to Britain’s late Queen Elizabeth on Thursday. Photo: EPA-EFE
People walk along the River Thames as scores gather to pay their respects to Britain’s late Queen Elizabeth on Thursday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Britain

Thousands queue for ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ opportunity to pay respects to Queen Elizabeth

  • The lying-in-state of the queen’s coffin will run for four days ahead of her funeral on Monday. An estimated 400,000 people could view it in the coming days
  • Hundreds of world leaders are expected to attend the funeral, including Chinese Vice-President Wang Qishan – amid objections from some Conservative MPs

People walk along the River Thames as scores gather to pay their respects to Britain’s late Queen Elizabeth on Thursday. Photo: EPA-EFE
People walk along the River Thames as scores gather to pay their respects to Britain’s late Queen Elizabeth on Thursday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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