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  School timetables may change for funeral
Updated 31 March 2002, 17.40
Classes may be stopped for funeral
School timetables could be changed so children can watch the funeral of the Queen Mother at 11.30am on 9 April.

  Click here for the children's tributes in pictures

They won't shut for the day, but Headteachers are being encouraged to let pupils watch the ceremony on TV.

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Sunday's sporting events had a minute's silence
Sunday's sporting events had a minute's silence

Flags will also fly at half mast until midnight on the day.

The Royal Family and the government have said public and sporting events will still go ahead.

  Click here to see pix of the Queen Mother when she was young

But they want people taking part in matches, for example, to wear black armbands to show respect.

And they think it's right that people have a minute's silence or sing the National Anthem before major events.

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