Coverage of the Queen’s state funeral drew emotion around the world, with some international broadcasters becoming visibly moved during their coverage of the historic event.
Despite time differences, several also provided full, live coverage of the funeral itself, broadcast for viewers across the pond.
— MSNBC (@MSNBC) September 19, 2022
Wrapping up coverage of the day’s events, MSNBC correspondent Andrea Mitchell was audibly emotional during her sign off.
“Can I just say, well done Elizabeth R. Well done,” she said, her voicing trembling as she held her colleagues’ hands.
Clarissa Ward, CNN chief international correspondent, said that the atmosphere in London throughout the day had been “sombre” and “one of reverence”.
Some onlookers have thrown flowers towards the vehicle as it passes. Many are standing in silence, while others can be heard cheering for Queen Elizabeth II one last time https://t.co/JpwYKhtnRM pic.twitter.com/hrfh3L0HQJ
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“It’s really the culmination, isn’t it?” she said, during her own live coverage of the coffin’s transfer to Windsor.
“It’s been ten days of mourning, ten days of people trying to grapple with a new reality of, like, in the United Kingdom without the Queen.”
Vladimir Duthiers, of CBS, praised the Queen’s “unwavering duty” from the first days of her reign “until her very last”.
As Queen Elizabeth II reaches her resting place, @vladduthiersCBS shares his thoughts on the final farewell to Britain's longest-reigning monarch and the queen's "unwavering duty" from the first days of her reign "until her very last." pic.twitter.com/4n98ec0nyJ
— CBS News (@CBSNews) September 19, 2022
“Her dedication to duty, her dedication to this kingdom – it never wavered.
“Nor did her love for her people, woven into the cloth of her life, who turned out in the thousands to say their final goodbyes with resplendent pageantry.”
The funeral was described as “the Queen’s gift to the people and…the people’s gift to the Queen” on Australian news channel 9News.
"It was the Queen's gift to the people and it was the people's gift to the Queen."
Members of Nine's experienced news team reflect on the historic state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. #9News pic.twitter.com/QZaQLFqDDr
— 9News Australia (@9NewsAUS) September 19, 2022
“I think it was a fitting farewell filled with love and respect. I feel a bit exhausted after it, but also so pleased and privileged to have watched it,” one of the channel’s correspondents said, standing outside Westminster Abbey.
“Couldn’t have said it better myself, it’s been a privilege to bring this broadcast, this funeral,” her colleague replied.
Canadian network CBC also had live televised coverage of the funeral on Monday, on its main CBC News Network, as well as CBC TV, CBC Gem, CBCNews.ca and the CBC News app.