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Several front pages describe the emotions of the Prince of Wales, who's revealed that walking behind Queen Elizabeth's coffin brought back memories of his mother's funeral 25 years ago.
The Mail and the Daily Express use identical photos of Prince William and his wife Catherine outside the Sandringham estate, where he told mourners how difficult it had been to take part in the procession on Wednesday.
The Express uses another quote from the Prince for its headline: "The Queen was like everyone's grandmother". And according to Metro, Prince William told a well-wisher on the verge of tears: "Don't cry – you'll set me off."
The couple are also pictured on the front page of the Daily Telegraph – but its main story looks ahead to the Queen's funeral arrangements.
It reports that NHS doctors and nurses will be given the honour of walking in front of the coffin and that it was the Queen's wish to include members of the public alongside royalty and heads of state. It highlights the hopes of Buckingham Palace that the event will be a "fitting tribute to an extraordinary reign".
"A service for the World" is the headline in the Times. It says the state funeral at Westminster Abbey will be the first such service there in 200 years. The paper quotes extensively from the man in charge of the occasion, the Earl Marshal, the Duke of Norfolk, who says the aim will be to "unite people across the globe and to resonate with people of all faiths".
The Sun's royal angle is that Prince Harry will be allowed to wear his military uniform for a vigil at the Queen's coffin by her eight grandchildren. The Duke of Sussex has so far appeared in a morning suit, having lost his military titles when he stepped away from royal duties.
The paper says King Charles has given his son, who served in Afghanistan, special permission to appear in uniform for the 15-minute period of reflection at Westminster Hall.
The Guardian shifts away from royal coverage and leads with a report that Liz Truss is to lift the ban on fracking.
The paper says the decision is being taken despite a leaked government report suggesting little progress has been made in predicting the risk of associated earth tremors. The Guardian says the first drilling licences for extracting shale gas in nearly three years could be issued, as soon as next week.
The paper says it has seen a report by the British Geological Survey which admits forecasting fracking-induced earthquakes "remains a scientific challenge". A government spokesman tells the paper any fracking would be done as "safely as possible".
Many of the back pages pay tribute to Roger Federer, who has announced his retirement from tennis after winning 20 grand slam titles. The Times calls the eight-time Wimbledon champion, "the genius of centre court", adding his announcement will come as a shock despite it being 14 months since the 41-year-old last played.
For the Daily Mirror, it marks the end of "the greatest era in tennis". The Sun calls him a "legend", the Guardian headline is "Goodbye to the Greatest" and for the Express its "Roger and Out".
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