Transcript for UK in official period of mourning for a week
Latest on the royal family's plans for the funeral of Prince Philip the pandemic lockdown is. Forcing the royals to scale back any BC's Maggie really is right there Buckingham Palace this morning Maggie good morning to you. They Dan good morning at your land and we're now officially in countrywide morning for a week that plaid behind me seat atop Buckingham Palace it will stay at half mast. Into the day after prince phillips' funeral which. The palace of announced will be next Saturday at saint George's chapel at Windsor Castle this morning we heard from members of the royal family speaking about Prince Philip for the first time since he passed away call him. The nation's grandfather. I think right now they are here to support their mom. The queen. Thinking of others we'll has now. Toys even. Vets have been that's been burning up for the game you know it's just a fact that way for. And affection for him and just system restores it just means so much. I'm too. Well to be hearing more details about that ceremony later this week but. We do know the because of current corona virus restrictions it's going to be a much smaller quieter event a maximum of just thirty people are allowed to be expected to be. Only close family and friends which. We now know will include Prince Harry he has confirmed he'll be here in the UK to say a final goodbye to his grandfather but. He won't be here with his wife neck and right now she's pregnant with their second child and says. She's been advised by doctors not to fly and the guys you know what Everett good guest list is going to be a date for the into your country to mourn. And to celebrate Phillips like the prince's coffin will be carried toward the chapel by a modified Land Rover that the prince himself helped to design. Prince Charles will lead the family for session that follows behind him in he'll be flanked by. Members of the military there are saluting one of their own the palace also announced that the queen's decided her family will mourn her beloved husband for. A full two weeks guys and Maggie as you noted there are smaller much more intimate setting as well thank you again for your reporting on.
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