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Monday 19th September, no ordinary day, was when the pomp and ceremony for which the United Kingdom is known was demonstrated to an extraordinary level. On that day the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II marked the conclusion of the most extraordinary period in recent British politics, which had included the appointment of Liz Truss, a new prime minister, 13 days earlier, the death of Queen Elizabeth II, the much-loved and longest-serving monarch in our history, 48 hours later and the immediate succession of her oldest son, Charles, as King Charles III.
More than 100 kings, queens, presidents and prime ministers arrived for the ceremony in Westminster Abbey, including the king of Malaysia, whose full name reads Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Al-Musta’in Billah. Imagine having to announce that on the first tee of a pro...
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