Queen Elizabeth II will be honoured with a state funeral, following her death at the age of 96.
Her Majesty died peacefully at Balmoral Castle today, 8 September, Buckingham Palace announced.
The service, which will be televised is expected to take place at London’s Westminster Abbey on Monday, September 19.
A national two-minute silence will be held.
The last state funeral in the UK was Sir Winston Churchill’s in 1965, with a service at St Paul’s Cathedral.
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