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It is described as a "final mark of respect" for the most personal of gestures. The Duke of Sussex will be allowed to wear military uniform as he mounts a vigil beside the coffin of his grandmother alongside his cousins.
Prince Harry is understood to have been given special dispensation to wear his uniform after the Duke of York was told he could do the same.
The King, the Princess Royal, Prince Andrew and the Earl of Wessex will mount their own vigil at 7.30pm today, standing in silence at the four sides of the catafalque in Westminster Hall.
Tomorrow evening, members of the public queuing for the lying-in-state may also see all eight of the late Queen’s grandchildren form their own guard of honour.
Royal correspondent Victoria Ward writes that the about-turn on the decision to allow the Duke of Sussex, as a non-working member of the Royal family, to wear uniform for the occasion is said to have been made after palace officials intervened on his behalf.
Meanwhile, confirmation of the "extraordinary" funeral details will allow a predicted million members of the public to plan their journeys to London or Windsor to pay their respects to the late Queen. Associate editor Gordon Rayner has our minute-by-minute guide to Monday’s events.
Mourners have already turned out in their tens of thousands to see the coffin as it lies in state at Westminster Hall. This morning, the queue was taking more than 11 hours to complete. Follow a live tracker of where the line of people starts.
And, as a sea of floral tributes grows larger, above, Eleanor Steafel reports from Sandringham where the Prince and Princess of Wales visited after what they described as a "very surreal" past few days. All today’s updates can be found here.
After a rest in the countryside, the King and Queen Consort are due to travel to Wales today as their schedule of mourning continues.
The couple were able to take a break away from London after what has been a tiring six days since Queen Elizabeth II died.
The Queen’s stalwart support of her husband has been all the more remarkable as she has been soldiering on despite suffering from a broken toe, The Telegraph has learnt.
It is thought she suffered the injury before the late Queen died and has continued with her duties despite the discomfort. In our full report, a source describes her as having "been an absolute trouper".
The Countess of Wessex may find she is tasked with soothing tensions between the Sussexes and the rest of The Firm this weekend – and not for the first time.
With Harry barely on speaking terms with his brother William before the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral, she tried to make things a little easier.
It was Sophie who made a point of seeking out her nephew and chatting to him for more than half an hour at the service.
Associate editor Camilla Tominey writes that it was not the first time the savvy former public relations executive had stepped in to soothe tensions.
In other developments after the Queen’s death:
Matt sees the funny side of the King’s frustration over his leaky pen in today’s cartoon.
The House of Windsor rebuilt its reputation since 1992’s annus horribilis, but Harry de Quetteville explores how it had to quietly face down the anti-royalists over the years. Read the feature
It was often said that Queen Elizabeth II’s proudest achievement was the expansion of the Commonwealth, the "family of nations" that she spent her entire reign building up to the 56-member association. So it was only fitting that the Commonwealth should be given a prominent role in her state funeral, in accordance with her final wishes. Read how Canadian "Mounties" will lead the late Queen to her final resting place.
Ukraine | Germany’s top military chief has been criticised for a "stunningly poor analysis" of the Ukraine war, after he claimed that Russia was capable of opening a second front against Nato. General Eberhard Zorn cited the threat of a second Russian front as the reason for Germany’s reluctance to send more weapons. Last night, Pope Francis said it is morally legitimate for nations to supply weapons to Ukraine. And Roland Oliphant and Sergio Olmos have our special report from Izyum, which gives a sense of Russian troops’ panicked retreat.
After Roger Federer announced he is retiring at the age of 41, Oliver Brown has been exploring how he became the template for how tennis was supposed to be played and, in doing so, transcended its boundaries. Read his verdict on "a human art exhibition". In golf, James Corrigan reports how "comeback kid" Rory McIlroy angrily threw his ball into a lake at the Italian Open – and then played a resounding second nine.
The Bank of England has backed Kwasi Kwarteng’s plan to scrap the cap on bankers’ bonuses in a rare public intervention, as ministers plot a bonfire of red tape dubbed "Big Bang 2.0". The Chancellor is mulling a move to scrap the cap introduced by EU legislation in 2014 despite the political difficulties of unchaining City pay at a time of soaring living costs. Meanwhile, the Treasury will effectively admit it does not know how much the energy price freeze will cost the taxpayer next week when a tax-cutting plan for growth is revealed.
Feel the love | Julia Roberts and George Clooney’s Ticket to Paradise is Hollywood’s latest attempt to revive the romcom. But will it live up to the classics? Anita Singh, our arts and entertainment editor, picks her choices for the 25 best romcoms ever made.
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