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Duke of Edinburgh funeral plans being revised to avoid mass gatherings

Queen will give personal approval to arrangements, with traditional horse-drawn procession unlikely

Carefully laid plans for the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral, revised over many years, have been abandoned owing to the coronavirus pandemic, with public elements unable to take place.

The Queen and senior aides have now to fashion a fitting farewell to the longest-serving consort in British history given current restrictions. The plans will be set in motion once they have been personally approved by the Queen.

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