Newsquest entrance pages from throughout the UK pay tribute to the Queen
On Thursday night (September 8) the world was hit by the unhappy information of the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, aged 96.
The Queen was the longest-serving British monarch and just lately celebrated her Platinum Jubilee with a weekend of celebrations going down throughout the nation.
The unhappy information was confirmed after members of the royal household travelled to Balmoral, the place the Queen was laying in relaxation.
Throughout its titles, Newsquest has right this moment paid tribute to the Queen with a collection of entrance covers devoted to her life and reign.
Newsquest’s entrance covers spotlight the extent of mourning throughout the UK as folks come to phrases with the monarch’s demise.
A interval of mourning is now in place with plans and preparations for the Queen’s funeral but to be introduced.
Her eldest son, King Charles III will formally be proclaimed King on Saturday, September 10.
Queen Elizabeth II is survived by her 4 kids: Charles, Prince of Wales; Anne, Princess Royal, Prince Andrew, Duke of York and Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex.
Newsquest entrance pages in tribute to Queen Elizabeth II
All through the day, Newsquest reporters had been on the scene at Buckingham Palace and Windsor Fortress as members of the general public mourned the lack of the Queen.
Rumours had been swirling all day as information emerged that members of the royal household had been jetting to Scotland, and at 6.30pm the nation’s worst fears had been confirmed.
When officers carried a discover confirming the Queen’s demise to the gates and the flag was lowered to half mast, there have been tears and lots of nicely wishers sang the nationwide anthem.
One onlooker mentioned the Queen is “all we’ve ever recognized”.
Newsquest titles will proceed to cowl the tragic lack of Queen Elizabeth II within the coming days as we enter a interval of nationwide mourning.