World leaders arrive in London for Queen’s funeral

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI / AFP

Heads of states and dignitaries from across the world are arriving in London for the Queen’s funeral on Monday.

More than 500 world leaders and foreign dignitaries have been invited to be part of the monarch's final rites.

US President Joe Biden arrived at Stansted Airport in London earlier on Sunday morning, joining the prime ministers of Canada, New Zealand and Australia.

The British government has confirmed that the funeral will be screened in squares, cinemas, parks and other public spaces across the country.

The state funeral will be the first in Britain since the death of Winston Churchill in 1965.

It will take place on Monday at Westminster Abbey in London at 1000 GMT.

 

 

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