Queen Elizabeth II funeral LIVE: Updates as North East says farewell

  • The Queen’s coffin has begun its final journey from Westminster Abbey to Windsor Castle where the late monarch will be reunited with her beloved husband.
  • Hundreds of thousands of well-wishers flocked to London and are lining the route through the capital to say their last goodbyes, while millions around the globe are watching proceedings on TV.
  • The King and his siblings walked behind the coffin as it left Westminster Abbey following the state funeral, while other royals are travelling by car.
  • During the service, Charles was visibly moved and looked close to tears as the national anthem was sung in the Abbey.
  • Prince George was also comforted by his mother, the Princess of Wales, during the service.
  • The state hearse and royal family will travel to Windsor where a committal service will take place at 4pm in St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle.
  • A private burial service will take place at 7.30pm.
  • We'll bring you updates from across the North East as the region says goodbye to Queen Elizabeth II

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