Buckingham Palace has announced a period of royal mourning will begin from now until seven days after the Queen’s funeral.
The new King confirmed his wish to hold an extended period of royal mourning, lasting a week until after his mother’s funeral, the full details of which have yet to be announced.
Meanwhile, flags at all royal residences will remain at half-mast until 8am on the morning after the period of royal mourning officially ends.
The period will be observed by all members of the royal family, household staff, and representatives of the royal household on official duties. Troops committed to ceremonial duties are also expected to observe.