The United Kingdom has held a national minute of silence on the eve of the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II.
Queue closed, minute’s silence as world prepares to farewell Queen
The queue to see the Queen’s lying in state has closed to new arrivals.
Thousands of people have made the steady pilgrimage across central London to pay their respects to the late monarch over the past four days.
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport said after 10.30pm on Sunday that the last people had been admitted to the queue to see the Queen’s coffin at Westminster Hall.
National minute’s silence
Britons have held a minute’s silence to mourn the death of Queen Elizabeth II ahead of the state funeral.