The front pages of the newspapers about the Queen’s state funeral


The Queen The state funeral made headlines in Britain on Tuesday.

The late monarch’s final journey was covered in newspapers, which published iconic images of a momentous day in UK history.

The front page of the Daily Mail showed the Queen’s coffin lowered into the Royal Vault of St George’s Chapel in Windsor, with the headline ‘Her last journey’.

The newspaper called the Queen’s funeral “the greatest appreciation in British, if not world, history”.

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The front page of the Daily Telegraph features an image of King Charles III placing the colors of the Grenadier Guards on his mother’s coffin.

Its title reads: “An Outpouring of Love”.

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“His last trip” was the headline of the Daily Mail. (Daily Mail)


The front page of The Telegraph features an image of King Charles III and his mother’s coffin. (The Daily Telegraph)


The front and back pages of The Sun on Tuesday. (The sun)

The newspaper reported that the National Grid recorded a two gigawatt power dip on Monday during the funeral, the equivalent of 200 million light bulbs going out, as the nation shut down and watched the events on its televisions .

“We sent her off victorious,” reads the front page of The Sun, which carries an image of the crowd watching the funeral procession enter Windsor Castle.

Its last page shows the queen’s coffin being lowered into the royal vault, with the captions “God bless the queen” and “God save the king”.

The newspaper said around a million people gathered along the 21-mile route between London and Windsor on Monday, saying the streets were “lined with love”.


The front page of the Daily Express on Tuesday. (Daily Express)


The Guardian calls it “The Last Farewell”. (The Guardian)


A Times summary shows the Queen’s coffin entering Westminster Abbey. (The temperature)

The Times has a wrap around its first and last pages, showing the Queen’s coffin being brought to Westminster Abbey, with the headline ‘Carried to her resting place’.

The newspaper said the funeral was “flawless” and “the perfect farewell”.

The Daily Express shows the Queen’s coffin being carried to Westminster Abbey on the shoulders of eight guards – an image which also features on the front pages of The Guardian and Daily Mirror.

The Express has the headline “God Rest Our Queen” on its front page, while the reverse proclaims “God Save the King” alongside an image of Charles III.


The first and last pages of the Mirror. (Daily Mirror)

The front page of Mirror bears the headline ‘…until we meet again’, while its last page shows one of the Queen’s beloved corgis in Windsor, below the words ‘I miss you. ..”

‘The final farewell’ is the headline of The Guardian’s front page, which says the day’s ‘pompous and public spectacle’ was contrasted with the finale Royal family ceremony in Windsor away from the eyes of the world.

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The I said was ‘The end of the Elizabethan era’. (The I)


The Financial Times quotes the Archbishop of Canterbury on the front page. (FinancialTimes)


Metro showed the huge crowds waiting for the funeral procession in Windsor. (Subway)


The front page of The Independent shows the King walking behind his mother’s coffin. (Independent)


The front page of the Daily Star was devoted to the Queen and Prince Philip. (daily star)

The i newspapers said it was ‘The end of the Elizabethan era’ on its front page, while the Daily Star focused on the Queen’s burial next to Prince Philip.

The Star’s title was “Side by Side, Together, Forever”. He called the late monarch the “queen of the people”.

The Financial Times quoted Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby’s funeral sermon in its front page headline, which read: “People who serve with love are rare in all walks of life. Leaders in service with love are even rarer.”


The US front page reported on the Queen’s funeral. (USA Today)


The front page of the Sydney Morning Herald on Tuesday. (Sydney Morning Herald)


The Queen’s funeral on the front page of the Dominion Post in New Zealand. (Dominion Post)


Austrian newspaper Der Standard also reported on the Queen’s funeral. (Der Standard)

The Queen’s state funeral also made headlines around the world.

USA Today said “crowds” of people were in London to say goodbye to the Queen.

“We’ll meet again” was the headline on the front page of the Sydney Morning Herald.

The state funeral also made headlines in the Dominion Post in New Zealand and Der Standard in Austria.

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