Wednesday, October 5

Tag: Funeral

Moment of silence held throughout Britain for Queen Elizabeth
Politics

Moment of silence held throughout Britain for Queen Elizabeth

The entire United Kingdom held a moment of silence for Queen Elizabeth II at 8 p.m. local time. This was as leaders from around the world arrived in London for her state funeral, which is set to be held Monday. President Biden and other dignitaries arrived in London for the funeral, to which around 500 royals, heads of state and heads of government from around the globe have been invited. Mr. Biden and first lady Dr. Jill Biden paid their respects at Westminster Hall on Sunday, where they were joined by Jane Hartley, U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom. The president and first lady each then signed the official condolence book for the queen at Lancaster House. "She was the same in person as her image — decent, honorable, all about service," Mr....