The Queen's coffin begins journey to Buckingham Palace LIVE

The Queen’s coffin begins journey to Buckingham Palace LIVE: Thousands are set to line streets as late monarch is taken from Balmoral to Edinburgh today before her London funeral on Bank Holiday Monday, September 19

Here, follow MailOnline’s live coverage of all the latest news today as Queen Elizabeth begins her final journey back to London ahead of her funeral on September 19, which will be a bank holiday. 

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Children leave heartwarming tributes to only Queen they knew across UK

Ahead of Her Majesty’s final journey beginning later today, thousands of people have already flocked to royal sites to grieve together and pay their respects to the late Queen.

Whole families, including young children, have gathered together to leave flowers, cards and teddies for the rest of the royal family.

One site was even visited by Paddington Bear, who left a marmalade sandwich labelled: ‘For later’.

Good morning and welcome to today’s coverage of all the latest royal news and events.

Today is expected to be a significant one as the late Queen Elizabeth II is to begin her final journey back to London as her coffin leaves Balmoral and heads to Edinburgh to lie in state.

The journey is the last one the monarch will make before her funeral, which will take place on a bank holiday on September 19.

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