After Elizabeth II’s national mourning, Britain returns to normalcy
After 12 days of solemn tribute to Elizabeth II Britain returned to normalcy on Tuesday, as national mourning ended and a return to the reality of a country facing crisis and a changing monarchy.
The flags of public buildings, at half-mast since the Queen’s death on September 8, aged 96, at her Scottish residence of Balmoral, They waved loudly again.
For almost two weeks, London and the Scottish capital, Edinburgh, were the scene of magnificent ceremonies: from the proclamation of the new King Charles III to the solemn funeral procession that led the monarch to her final resting place in Windsor, where she was buried. beside her parents and her husband. Their traditional rituals and colorful medieval uniforms transported the country and world he watched on television to an almost unreal time.
But although The British royal family will remain in mourning for seven more days, a government-ordered national day of mourning that ended on Tuesday.
London started a a huge cleanup operation behind “the funeral of the century”held in Westminster Abbey, and which brought together nearly a million people on the streets, according to the police plan. Preliminary data scheduled on the other hand at “more than 250,000” people “who passed through the assembly”, Education Secretary Michelle Donelan told Sky News, referring to the burning chapel set up for five days at Westminster Hall, which saw heartfelt emotions and queues for miles for the entrance.