In a crowning moment for her Platinum Jubilee, Queen Elizabeth II waved at tens of thousands of adoring crowds from the balcony of Buckingham Palace on Sunday (early Monday AEST), delighting fans who had hoped to catch a glimpse of her during the final day of festivities marking the monarch's 70 years on the throne.
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Prince Philip's funeral has been held at Windsor Castle, near London. The Duke of Edinburgh, who died eight days ago aged 99, was farewelled in a funeral service steeped in military and royal tradition but without crowds due to coronavirus.
In keeping with his no-fuss, no-nonsense approach to life, the Duke of Edinburgh's funeral today will be a muted affair by royal standards but will showcase his military roots and influence on the British monarchy.
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With Prince Philip's funeral set to showcase all the pomp and ceremony the British royals are famous for, it's worth looking at how cultures through history and around the world commemorate their kings and queens.