Queen Elizabeth: Mourning in the UK on the death of the British Queen

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People across the UK paid their respects by laying flowers after news of the death of Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-serving monarch.

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Thousands of people gathered at Buckingham Palace to lay flowers and take pictures of the Queen’s residence. At that time the British national flag was at half-mast.

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Reaction to the news of Queen Elizabeth II’s death outside Buckingham Palace

People outside Buckingham Palace

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People outside Buckingham Palace

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A queue of London black taxis bound for Buckingham Palace

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A queue of London black taxis bound for Buckingham Palace.

A notice was posted at the palace gates announcing the death of the queen.

A member of the royal household staff posts a notice on the gates of the Buckingham Palace in London announcing the death of Queen Elizabeth I

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The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral Castle on Thursday afternoon. Despite the bad weather, people started paying their respects with flowers at the entrance of the palace within no time.

A woman places flowers by an entrance to Balmoral Castle

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The Queen’s preferred residence was Windsor Castle. The locals here considered Rani as their neighbour.

Mourners gather laying flowers outside Windsor Castle

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Members of the public leave flowers outside Windsor Castle

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A minute’s silence was observed before the match between West Ham United and FCBS at the London Stadium.

Players observe a minute silence

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People also gathered to pay their respects at the Queen’s other residence, the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh.

A member of the public lays flowers at the gates of the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh

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Flowers

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A Warden of the Palace of Holyroodhouse holds flowers

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A photo of the Queen is displayed on a giant electronic billboard in London’s Piccadilly Circus, attracting the attention of passers-by.

An image of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II displayed at Piccadilly Circus

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Picture of the late Queen Elizabeth II at Piccadilly Circus

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