As people are reacting to the death of Queen Elizabeth II, it is evident her passing will have a major impact on daily life in the UK.
More details are to be confirmed, but here is what to expect.
The funeral, which is expected to be in about ten or 11 days, will likely be declared a bank holiday.
This will be confirmed by the Palace and government and would mean schools closing.
Sporting events scheduled for today have largely been cancelled along with the BBC Proms.
People are leaving flowers and personal tributes outside palaces and churches as the UK marks the death of Queen Elizabeth II.
King Charles III, who became the new monarch immediately, is expected to address the nation today. END.