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Security tight in central London as Westminster prepares for Queen to lie in state

By Reuters
14 September 2022   |   8:25 am
Security preparations and road diversions were underway in London on Wednesday ahead of a procession that will see Queen Elizabeth's coffin taken from Buckingham Palace to lie in state in parliament.

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