LIVE - Elizabeth II's funeral will take place on September 19

LIVE – Elizabeth II’s funeral will take place on September 19

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The mayor refuses to lower flags to pay tribute to Elizabeth II

The LFI mayor of Faches-Thumesnil, in the north, refuses to lower the tricolor flags of his town to pay tribute to Elizabeth II.

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Queen’s coffin heads to Edinburgh

The Queen’s coffin will leave Balmoral this Sunday at 11am (Paris time). The hearse will take six hours to reach Edinburgh, where the coffin will first go on display at the Royal Palace before joining St. Gilles Cathedral on Monday, where a church service will be held with the royal family.

In the act, the Scots wait to pay homage to their queen. Listen to the report by Joanna Chabas:

the afternoon photo

Harry and William, side by side, with their wives Meghan and Kate, to meditate in front of flowers laid out in front of Balmoral Castle, where Elizabeth II died on Thursday. It is the image of Saturday night, which recalls the image of the two young brothers in front of the flowers placed for her mother, Diana, exactly 30 years ago.

Kate, William, Harry and Meghan, September 10 in Windsor
Kate, William, Harry and Meghan, September 10 in Windsor © Chris Jackson – AFP
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Elizabeth II’s funeral will take place on September 19

Buckingham Palace announces that Elizabeth II’s funeral will take place on Monday, September 19. The ceremony will take place at Westminster Abbey. The royal family specifies that the late queen’s coffin will be visible in Westminster for four days, starting on September 14, to allow Britons to come and pay their respects to her.

Proclamation ceremonies completed

Together with the proclamation to the City, it was the third and last proclamation of the day for Carlos III. Parliament’s declaration of allegiance will follow and then the reception by the new king of the Prime Minister and his ministers.

Carlos III proclaims himself again on the London Stock Exchange

Another important moment on this very ceremonial day: Charles III is proclaimed king once again, this time on the steps of the London Stock Exchange, in the heart of the City, the economic lung of the British capital.

Cannon shots given by the proclamation of Carlos III

41 guns were fired across the UK.

The God save the King sung

After the proclamation, the soldiers sing the God save the King.

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Charles III proclaimed king in public on the balcony of the Palais St-James

King Charles III is again proclaimed “King of the Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith” in front of a packed crowd, on the balcony of St. James’s Palace.

Elizabeth II’s funeral day is a public holiday in the UK

The President of the Accession Board, Penny Mordaunt, proclaimed the day of Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral as a public holiday throughout the United Kingdom. Its date has not been specified.

King Carlos III signs the oath of proclamation and leaves the room

The Oath of Proclamation is signed by King Charles III, Queen Camilla, and Crown Prince William. After having accepted many obligations of his rank, King Carlos III and the royal family leave the Adhesion Council room.

The new sovereign will join outside the palace for a proclamation speech on the balcony.

King Carlos III signs his oath
King Carlos III signs his oath © Screenshot

“I will dedicate the rest of my life to this task”

“My mother gave an example of service and the reign was unmatched in its duration, in its devotion,” says Carlos III, who says he is “very aware of this heritage and the duties that are transmitted to me.”

“I will dedicate the rest of my life to this task,” promises Carlos III, who wants to “do his best to follow (his) example.”

The “consolation” of Carlos III

“The whole world sympathizes with me for the irreparable loss that we have all suffered,” said Carlos III, after expressions of condolences from around the world after the death of Elizabeth II, which he took as a “consolation.”

Once again he paid tribute to “his dear mother the Queen”.

Carlos III arrived at the throne room

King Charles III arrived, preceded by ushers, the Prime Minister, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Prince William and Queen Camilla. He speaks.

Carlos III in the Adhesion Meeting
Carlos III at the Adhesion Council © Screenshot

The Adhesion Council awaits the King

The members of the Adhesion Council, who have changed rooms in the Palais St-James, await King Charles III.

The Adhesion Board awaits King Carlos III
The Adhesion Board awaits King Carlos III © Screenshot

The members of the Adhesion Board sign the official document

Liz Truss, the Prime Minister, then the other members of the Accession Council sign one by one the official document of proclamation according to a highly codified rite, ending the first part of the Council.

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King Carlos III officially proclaimed

“We proclaim that Prince Charles Edward George is now, by the death of the Sovereign, by the grace of God to become Charles III, King of the United Kingdom.”

With this phrase, the usher of the Council of Adhesion to the Palace of Santiago officially proclaimed Carlos III. The council members replied “God save the king”.

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Membership Council begins

The Accession Ceremony begins. Among the guests, several former Prime Ministers: Boris Johnson, Theresa May and David Cameron. The first speeches have begun. The first part of the Council will take place without the new sovereign. The second part in the presence of him.

Charles III arrived at the Palace of St. James

No one saw him pass but the new King of the United Kingdom, Charles III arrived at the St-Jmaes Palace.

Prime Minister Liz Truss arrived at St. James’s Palace

The first members of the Adhesion Council arrive at the Palais St-James. This is particularly the case for Prime Minister Liz Truss, seen in the act by a BBC journalist.

A Prime Minister who will be the only one, in 70 years, to be under the reign of two different British sovereigns. He will go down in history as the one who made the transition between Isabel II and Carlos III. A brand that will also be a problem: whoever wants to go fast in his reforms will have to wait.

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The busy schedule for the next few days of Carlos III

Carlos III will be proclaimed king at 11:00 a.m. (Paris time) during an Accession Council that will bring together members of the royal family, the Prime Minister and the Ministers of State.

A second proclamation will take place at the London Stock Exchange at 1 pm He will then meet at 3 pm with the Prime Minister and senior ministers. Parliament will then take an oath of allegiance and express its condolences.

On Sunday, Charles III will set out on a journey to be proclaimed in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. He will hold an audience with Nicola Sturgeon, the Scottish First Minister, a member of the Nationalist and Independence Party. The new sovereign will deliver a speech to the Scottish Parliament and a mass will be celebrated at St. Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh.

He will then attend the queen’s coffin procession in Edinburgh on Monday and then the religious ceremony that will follow. Finally, on Tuesday she will set sail for Northern Ireland.

Queen’s remains awaited in Edinburgh

After leaving Balmoral, the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II will arrive in Edinburgh this Sunday. First in the Royal Palace, then in the Cathedral, where the Scots will be able to meditate in front of her remains. In the act, the emotion is strong. Joanna Chabas is our special correspondent on the site.

What to remember from the King’s first speech

Carlos III delivered his first speech on Friday. The opportunity for him to renew the vow made by his mother at the age of 21 to serve the British until her death:

“I renew before you this commitment of lifelong service.”

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Good morning to all and to all!

Welcome to this live commentary dedicated to the proclamation ceremony of Carlos III and the consequences of the protocol and the national mourning after the death of Isabel II.

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