Top headlines in today’s The Telegraph

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1. A queen like no other embarks on her ‘last great journey’

A blessed and glorious Queen rested in a simple oak coffin. Dressed in the Royal Standard of Scotland, surmounted by a plain white wreath of phlox and heather. Gorgeous. Caustic. Shocking.

Her subjects knew that Elizabeth II was gone. For days we mourned her loss. But the sight of her mortal remains embarking on the “last great journey”, as the King called it in his address to the nation on Friday, had its own impact. Read the full story.

2. Prince William and Harry’s reconciliation is only for mourning, not for life

Grieving again, it was the moment the Prince of Wales and the Duke of Sussex put their differences aside in honor of their beloved ‘Grandma’.

Appearing with their wives, the Princess of Wales and the Duchess of Sussex, for their first appearance together since that Oprah Winfrey interview two years ago, it was the remarkable royal tour that was supposed to pave the way for reconciliation . Read the full story.

3. The King will speak in the Westminster Hall of Parliament, a decade after Queen Elizabeth did the same

King Charles III will address MPs and peers in the Westminster chamber of Parliament on Monday – a decade after his mother did the same.

The new monarch will receive words of condolence from the House of Lords and the House of Commons, before making a speech himself at the historic 11th-century building. Read the full story.

4. The Queen’s Piper: My “batch” with the monarch who was like a grandmother to me

The late Queen’s personal piper has revealed how he once misspoken to her but she told him she “loved him”.

Piper Major Scott Methven, who was the Queen’s piper until 2019, recalled the “butts” he had with the “easygoing and funny” monarch during his four-year tenure. Read the full story.

5. Prince Andrew walking shoulder to shoulder with his siblings behind Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin

The Duke of York will join his siblings on Monday in an official procession behind Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin as he prepares to play a central role in the national mourning.

He will appear alongside the King, Princess Royal and the Earl of Wessex at key moments in the coming days as the family publicly unite in grief. Read the full story.

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