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  Gun salutes for Queen Mother
Updated 01 April 2002, 11.27
The Queen Mother's coffin
Gun salutes are being fired at different places across the UK on Monday in honour of the Queen Mother, who died on Saturday at the age of 101.

Guns will be fired every minute for between 40 and 60 minutes from 12 noon.

  Click here to find out about her life

England and New Zealand cricketers stand in silence before their match
They'll be heard at 11 places including the Tower of London, Edinburgh Castle and City Hall, Cardiff.

And footballers will pay tribute by wearing black armbands and observing a minute's silence at the Easter Monday matches.

  Click here to see children's tributes

Rugby players will also observe a minute's silence before their games.

The fifteen horse race meetings will also go ahead - the Queen Mother was a big fan of the sport.

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

A policeman looks at flower tributes at Windsor
But there'll be no racing on 9 April, the day of the Queen Mother's funeral.

On Sunday members of the Royal Family had a private service at Windsor.

The Queen Mother's coffin is resting in the Royal Chapel of All Saints in Windsor Great Park.

It's draped in her royal standard flag and a wreath of pink flowers and it'll stay in the chapel until Tuesday, before being taken to London.

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