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Thousands of people queued through the night in Edinburgh to pay their final respects to the Queen, ahead of her coffin being taken to London this evening. The government has warned that queuing times for her lying-in-state at Westminster Hall will range from 17 to 35 hours. Ukraine has retaken 6,000 sq km of occupied territory from Russia since the beginning of September, President Zelensky has claimed – double the weekend’s estimate. According to officials in Kyiv, more than 20 towns and villages have been recaptured in the last day alone. The soaring cost of fuel, fertiliser and feed is forcing British farmers to rear 20% fewer pigs than usual, says The Sun, “putting fry-ups and pigs in blankets under threat”. It’s a “cost trough living crisis”.