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Air traffic over London is banned on Wednesday Procession of the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, Heathrow Airport said. London’s biggest air hub said in a statement that several flights would be “disrupted to ensure silence” during the procession.
The Queen’s coffin faces a ban on flights from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Hall, where The late emperor will remain in the kingdom till his last rites On Monday in West Windsor, London.
Heathrow meanwhile flagged more potential disruption for Monday.
“We anticipate further changes to Heathrow operations … when Her Majesty’s funeral is due, and will notify them in more detail in the coming days,” the airport said.
“We apologize for the disruption these changes have caused, as we work to limit the impact on upcoming events.”
British Airways confirmed that it has canceled eight European flights on Wednesday.
The Civil Aviation Authority regulator has imposed an airspace restriction over central London, banning non-standard aircraft, including drones, flying below 2,500 feet (760 m) between 9-19 September.
The website Flightradar24 said on Wednesday that nearly six million people tried to follow a British Royal Air Force transport aircraft carrying Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin from Edinburgh in Scotland to London, making it the most tracked flight in history. Became. The previous record was when a US military plane carrying US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan was followed by 2.2 million people on Flightradar24 last month.
Pakistan is believed to have almost discarded the leadership of the banned Jaish-e-Mohammed terror group in order to get out of the gray list of the Financial Action Task Force. While the Taliban leadership has rejected Islamabad’s argument that JeM chief Masood Azhar Alvi relocated from Bahawalpur in Punjab to Afghanistan after the ultra-Orthodox Sunni-Pashtun militia took over Kabul in 2021, intelligence sources indicate Azhar is found to be located in eastern Afghanistan.
King Charles, his sons Princes William and Harry and other senior royals joined a solemn procession to carry Queen Elizabeth’s coffin from Buckingham Palace to Parliament on Wednesday as artillery guns saluted and Big Ben tolled. Following directly behind were Charles and his siblings, Anne, Andrew and Edward. Other senior royals, including Charles’ wife Camilla, now Queen’s consort, Kate, William’s wife and now Princess of Wales and Harry’s wife Meghan, traveled by car.
The Taliban establishment in Kabul on Wednesday dismissed reports that Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar has sought asylum in Afghanistan and said it does not allow any “armed opposition” groups operating from Afghan soil. Will let it happen The Taliban’s foreign ministry issued the clarification after a Pakistani media report that the Foreign Office in Islamabad had asked the Taliban to locate and arrest Azhar.
New York, Tokyo and the San Francisco Bay Area are the places where the most millionaires live, Bloomberg reported, citing Henley & Partners Group, a residency advisory firm. On the list, five of the top ten cities with the most millionaires are in the United States. The report said that Abu Dhabi and Dubai are also among the cities with the fastest growing millionaire population.