Newspaper headlines: 'Vigil for mama' and 'silence speaks volumes' – BBC

By BBC News

Almost all the papers carry pictures on their front pages of the King and his three siblings standing guard around their mother's coffin at Westminster Hall.
"Vigil for mama" is the Daily Mail's headline, as it says Charles performed a solemn duty in sombre silence.
The Earl of Wessex is quoted on a striking Times wrap-around picture, saying "we are united in grief" – after being "engulfed" by a "tide of emotion".
The paper's sketch writer Quentin Letts says it was a "night of searing sadness" in which an "awed silence reigned".
"We are always with you ma'am" is the headline for the Daily Express. A member of the public who witnessed the vigil tells the Sun the sight was "amazing" and "a privilege".
The long queues to see Queen Elizabeth lying in state are the focus of the Daily Telegraph's lead article.
With the headline "Devotion to Duty", the paper says thousands faced a 24-hour wait – but they kept coming, "undaunted and uncomplaining".
And in scenes that would delight observers of British eccentricity, the Telegraph reports, there was a queue for the queue to get into the main queue.
For the Daily Mirror, the queue has taken on a life of its own, becoming a "wriggling, writhing, living attraction" with an alluring feeling of unifying purpose.
David Beckham makes some of the papers after he waited 13 hours to file past the late Queen's coffin.
He's pictured smiling bashfully while queuing – and later, with tears in his eyes in Westminster Hall. "Wend It Like Beckham" is the Daily Telegraph's headline.
The Guardian also pictures David Beckham on its front page – but its main news story carries a condemnation from the fiancee of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi of plans by the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman to visit Britain for the Queen's state funeral.
Hatice Cengiz, who was engaged to Jamal Khashoggi when he was killed and dismembered by Saudi agents in Istanbul, tells the Guardian she hopes he'll be arrested for murder on arriving in London, and that his presence will be a stain on the late Queen's memory. The Crown Price has denied he personally organised the killing.
The Times reports that Liz Truss will make a hectic series of policy announcements as soon as the royal funeral ends.
Two weeks' worth of policy unveilings will be condensed into four days, according to the paper. There'll be announcements on the NHS, energy support for businesses – and the chancellor's so-called mini-budget.
The new chief of staff at No 10, Mark Fullbrook, is said to have told officials the pace of work will be "furious" – and he apparently also warned against anyone leaking his comments.
The Financial Times leads on yesterday's fall in the value of sterling to a 37-year low against the dollar.
The paper says weaker-than-expected retail sales data amplified concerns that the UK economy was heading for a prolonged recession.
The FT notes there's also been a "broad and powerful" rally this year in the dollar.
The weakening pound is also the lead for the i paper, which says it's increased the likelihood of a steep hike in interest rates – leading to higher mortgage payments for millions.
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