Lengthy strains are forming in London as mourners jostle for a glimpse of Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin because it makes its solution to the British capital Tuesday, in the newest leg of its ceremonial adventure to her ultimate resting position at Windsor, close to London. Officers had warned of a wait so long as 30 hours.
King Charles III and Queen Consort Camilla are in Belfast, the capital of Northern Eire, on Tuesday morning to fulfill with political leaders and listen to condolences. For plenty of Irish other folks, the queen’s demise has raised blended feelings: the Republic of Eire received its independence from Britain in 1922, finishing 8 centuries of English political and army intervention. Northern Eire remained a part of the UK, and unresolved tensions between nationalists and unionists dependable to the Crown resulted in many years of violence.