Queen's coffin to be flown to Buckingham Palace today with Princess Anne by her side – as millions queue to say goodbye | The Sun

THE Queen's coffin is set to be flown to Buckingham Palace today as millions of mourners queue to say goodbye.

Princess Anne will accompany the late monarch as she is moved from St Giles’ Cathedral to Edinburgh Airport by road.

Her coffin be taken by Royal Air Force aircraft to RAF Northolt, in North West London, where it is expected to arrive at 7pm.

Members of the public will be able to view the cortege, before the Queen is taken to Buckingham Palace in a state hearse – accompanied by Anne and Vice-Admiral Sir Tim – to rest in the Bow Room.

Waiting to receive them at the Palace will be the King and the Queen Consort, who are visiting Belfast today.

There, they will meet the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Chris Heaton-Harris MP, and other party leaders.

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They will also attend St Anne’s Cathedral for a service of prayer and reflection before returning to London to meet the Queen’s coffin at Buckingham Palace.

A guard of honour formed of three officers and 96 soldiers from The King's Guard will be mounted in the Palace Quadrangle.

And the Queen's coffin will rest in the Bow Room overnight.

Charles and Camilla are expected to be greeted by thousands of members of the public in Northern Ireland this afternoon.

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The royal cavalcade will travel through Wellington Place, Donegall Square North, Chichester Street and Victoria Street.

The King and Queen Consort will then undertake a walkabout at Writers' Square, before leaving Northern Ireland.

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