‘We’re heartbroken’: mourners pay respects to Prince Philip as gun salutes mark his death

‘We’re heartbroken’: mourners pay respects to Prince Philip as gun salutes mark his death

The Guardian

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Buckingham Palace urges public to avoid congregating as floral tributes to be moved elsewhere

The gates at Buckingham Palace were lined with flowers on Saturday as well-wishers came to pay their respects to the Duke of Edinburgh, despite warnings to stay away because of coronavirus restrictions.

The union jack above the palace was flying at half-mast as the UK observes a period of eight days of mourning after the passing of the longest-serving consort in British history.

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