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Queen's Funeral: How the world said goodbye to Queen Elizabeth II

The Queen was reunited with her husband the Duke of Edinburgh as she was laid to rest in a historic state funeral today.

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The State Hearse carries the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, draped in the Royal Standard with the Imperial State Crown and the Sovereign's Orb and Sceptre, during the Ceremonial Procession through Windsor Castle to a Committal Service at St George's Chapel. Photo: Jacob King/PA Wire

Crowds of mourners flocked to London, Windsor and Royal sites throughout the UK on the national bank holiday, with the service drawing in viewers across the globe.

The Royal family, including Prince George and Princess Charlotte, were among the 2,000 people gathered at Westminster Abbey to remember the late monarch, before the committal service at Windsor Castle this evening.

We'll be providing live coverage throughout the day on what has been described by Commons Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle as the "most important event world will ever see."

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