follow the procession through Edinburgh in the presence of King Charles III

follow the procession through Edinburgh in the presence of King Charles III

follow the procession through Edinburgh in the presence of King Charles III

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16:21 : Elizabeth II’s coffin has just entered Saint-Gilles Cathedral, Edinburgh, where Scots can come to pay their respects. You can follow the religious ceremony in our live broadcast.


15:37 : The Queen’s coffin has just been placed aboard a hearse outside Holyrood Palace as King Charles watches it.


15:28 : King Charles III arrives in Edinburgh, accompanied by queen consort Camilla greeting the crowd 👑🇬🇧 @franceinfo @radiofrance

15:28 : The public gathers on the Royal Mile in front of St. Giles’ Cathedral, made up of subjects of Her Majesty as well as tourists. Follow the rest of the events by listening to @franceinfo 📻🇬🇧👑

15:31 : A minute’s silence will be held across the UK on Sunday at 8pm in honor of Queen Elizabeth. The Edinburgh Royal Procession will begin in a few minutes. The queen’s coffin will be transported from Holyrood Palace to Saint-Gilles cathedral. You can follow this event in our direct.

14:43 : Prince Andrew, second son of Queen Elizabeth II retired from the monarchy after being accused of sexual assault, will not wear military uniform during ceremonies in homage to his mother. An exception will be the vigil in the British Parliament, where the queen’s coffin will be on display from Wednesday evening to Monday morning.


14:14 : NEW: The 22-year-old woman who was arrested after holding this anti-monarchy sign in St Giles Cathedral is now accused of “breaking the peace,” confirms @PoliceScotland. She will appear in the Sheriff Court in Edinburgh at a later date.

14:14 : A British reporter reports that a 22-year-old woman was arrested this morning near St. Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh after protesting with a sign calling for “abolish the monarchy”.

14:07 : It’s 2pm, here’s a new point in the news:

Ukraine continues to muster successes in its counter-offensive. The army claims to have taken over 500 km2 of land in the Kherson region in the south of the country. Follow our live.

After speaking to Parliament, Charles III arrived in Edinburgh, Scotland, where Elizabeth II’s coffin will be transported to St. Giles’ Cathedral. She will participate in a religious ceremony there at 4pm.

For today, an exceptional heat spike is expected for the month of September, with temperatures that could reach 35-38 ° C in the southwest, especially in Bordeaux. We decipher the weather forecast for the next few days with Météo France.

13:42 : Her Majesty is visibly moved as God Save The King is first sung in her presence.

13:56 : King Charles III was visibly moved this morning in Westminster when the God save the king it was first sung in his presence.

13:28 : The coffin of Elizabeth II, in front of which the British will be able to meditate until her funeral, was already ready more than 30 years ago. It is made of lead-coated English oak, which makes it airtight (as it will be placed in a crypt and not buried).

12:59 : Crowds aren’t dwindling around Buckingham Palace. This period of national mourning, which must last until the day after the funeral, illustrates an almost instinctive respect some Britons have for the monarch, who died on Thursday. I went to meet them in London.

A photo of Elizabeth II, taken from a sketch aired on the occasion of the jubilee celebrating her 70 years of reign, was placed in a flowerbed in Green Park, London, on 11 September 2022. (MARIE- ADELAIDE SCIGACZ / FRANCEINFO)(MARIE-ADELAIDE SCIGACZ / FRANCEINFO)

12:19 : Since the death of Queen Elizabeth II the UK has lived to the rhythm of the funeral program. An irritating situation for a part of the population, which aspires to the advent of the republic. Louise Bodet and Faustine Calmel met some of them.

12:12 : Let’s take stock of the news of this Monday:

Ukraine continues to chain together successes in its counter-offensive: last night Volodymyr Zelensky announced the reconquest of the strategic city of Izium. The Russian army announces this morning to bomb the lost areas.

After speaking to Parliament, King Charles III will travel to Edinburgh, Scotland, where Elizabeth II’s coffin arrived yesterday. It will be exhibited to the public for 24 hours in a cathedral in the city.

For today, an exceptional heat spike is expected for the month of September, with temperatures that could reach 35-38 ° C in the southwest, especially in Bordeaux. We decipher the weather forecast for the next few days with Météo France.

11:48 : Charles III arrived in Westminster to speak with parliamentarians. Small appearance of Big Ben and yes, of my finger on the camera.

11:41 : King Charles III addresses the members of the House of Lords and the House of Commons, which make up the British Parliament, after receiving their condolences.

(Ben Stansall / AFP)

11:15 : On franceinfo this morningEric Coquerel justified the lack of reaction of La France insoumise and Jean-Luc Mélenchon to the death of the ruler of the United Kingdom: “We are not forced to react to everything”believes the deputy, for whom this death “it is a planetary, cultural event for the English people, but not a political event in itself”.

11:14 : “I can understand that the mayors are a bit picky. I don’t remember doing the same thing when a European leader died.”reacted yesterday Philippe Laurent, vice president of the Association of Mayors of France, quoted by Publication. Another story this morning from Renaud Muselier, president of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region, on BFMTV : “You have to know how to share the pain of others.”

11:11 : In France, some mayors say they will oppose the instruction communicated by Matignon in a circular: to put the flags of public buildings at half mast for at least 24 hours between now and the funeral of Elizabeth II. “This request seems incredible to me”the mayor of Bourges (Cher), Yann Galut, complained to France 3 in particular, explained yesterday.

11:02 : It’s Prince Harry’s turn to pay tribute to his grandmother Elizabeth II in a press release (in English) : “As we celebrate the life of my grandmother, Her Majesty the Queen, and mourn her loss, we are reminded of the compass that has guided so many people through her commitment to service and duty.”writes the one who retired from the monarchy for two years.

09:45 : Good morning @citizen. Next Monday will be a day of rest for the British on the occasion of their sovereign’s funeral. This is not a permanent vacation, at least for the moment.

09:45 : Hi FranceInfo, I would like clarification on the date of September 19th in the United Kingdom, because the parallel with the jubilee makes me doubt: is it September 19th 2022 which is a public holiday, or the date of September 19th which becomes a permanent holiday?

09:16 : We recall the main news of this Monday:

Ukraine continues its successful counter-offensive in the east of the country. Last night Volodymyr Zelensky announced the acquisition of the strategic city of Izium.

• Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin joined Edinburgh from Balmoral and will be on public display this afternoon following a religious ceremony. Here is the schedule for the next few days from now to the Queen’s funeral.

For today, an exceptional heat spike is expected for the month of September, with temperatures that could reach 38 ° C in the southwest. We decipher the weather forecast for the next few days with Météo France.

At just 19 years old, Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz won the US Open against Norwegian Casper Ruud (6-4, 2-6, 7-6, 6-3), and became the youngest world number in the history of the men’s circuit .

08:42 : New Zealand announced last night that it would organize a national day of mourning in homage to Elizabeth II, who was also its sovereign. It will take place on September 26th. Australia will do the same on 22 September.

08:41 : September 19, the day of Elizabeth II’s funeral, will be a public holiday in the United Kingdom. An event that is not without consequences for the British economy, explains on franceinfo Catherine MathieuCatherine Mathieu: “We can estimate that we will have a loss of business and a loss of 0.8% of GDP in the quarter”believes the economist, given the consequences of earlier holidays such as the Queen’s Jubilee.

08:27 : The commemorations will continue today. Here is a summary of the day’s program:

The new King Charles III will deliver a speech in Parliament, after receiving condolences from both chambers, around 11 am (French time).

He will then travel to Edinburgh, to Holyrood Palace, where the coffin of Elizabeth II is located.

The coffin will leave the palace for the Cathedral of Saint-Gilles at 3:35 pm. Charles III and his wife Camilla will follow the Queen’s remains during the half hour procession through the streets of Edinburgh.

After a religious ceremony, the coffin will be on public display in the cathedral for 24 hours.

07:54 : Finally, while The Parisian And Western France return to the meditation of the Scots on the passage of the coffin of Elizabeth II, Le Figaro honors the new king Charles III. The newspaper believes so “he succeeded in his first steps as a monarch”but it highlights one of its great challenges: preserving the unity of the United Kingdom in the face of the temptations of independence in Scotland and Northern Ireland.

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