Huge crowds follow queen’s funeral in silence and awe

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Reuters UK

By Andrew MacAskill and Stephen Farrell LONDON (Reuters) -The tens of thousands gathered in central London for the funeral of Queen Elizabeth fell silent and bowed their heads on Monday to follow her funeral service in Westminster Abbey and watch the procession of her coffin afterwards through the city. Some watching in Hyde Park dabbed their eyes and others sobbed during the service, while later children were hoisted in the air or put on parents’ shoulders to see her coffin pass. There was also applause among the crowd for a grand state funeral of pageantry and rousing music that captured how…

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