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  1. Keith Flint funeral: In pictures

    Keith Flint's coffin.
    Keith Flint's coffin.
    Crowds gather for Keith Flint's funeral.
    Floral tributes at Keith Flint's funeral
    Floral tribute to Keith Flint.
    Flags flying at Keith Flint's funeral
    Fans at Keith Flint's funeral.
    Man at Keith Flint's funeral
    Prodigy fans hug at Keith Flint's funeral.
    Woman looks at floral tributes.
  2. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A1 Cambridgeshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    A1 Cambridgeshire northbound severe disruption, before B661 Perry Road.

    A1 Cambridgeshire - Queuing traffic on A1 Great North Road northbound before Buckden Roundabout, because of a broken down lorry and a broken down bus.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  3. Recap of events

    If you're just joining us, we've been following the procession and funeral as music fans paid tribute to Prodigy singer Keith Flint, who died at his home in Essex earlier this month.

    Here's a round-up of what's gone on this afternoon:

    • The hearse left Braintree at about 15:30 GMT and worked its way to St Mary's Church in Bocking
    • The coffin of Prodigy star arrived at his funeral to the sound of heavy metal music, applause and a shout of "live forever"
    • Music fans had travelled from as far afield as Australia to gather outside the church, with flags flying and floral tributes piled up in the churchyard
    • A hearse with orange flowers spelling out "Keef" was followed by a second, drawn by four black horses
    • One of Flint's dogs was led up the path to the church ahead of his coffin, which was carried by six pallbearers as the song Aerials by System of a Down played as the processional music
    • His bandmate Liam Howlett followed in the group behind. Flint's wife Mayumi Kai arrived earlier with celebrities from the world of music
    • The service included readings from Prodigy live drummer Leo Crabtree and actor Paul Kaye, and songs Days Like This by Van Morrison, Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd, That's Entertainment by The Jam and A Message To You Rudy by The Specials
    • Following the service, hundreds of fans began partying in the street outside
  4. 'The most life-changing gig I have ever been to'

  5. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A14 Suffolk eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    A14 Suffolk eastbound severe accident, from J44 A134 Bury Eastern Interchange to J45.

    A14 Suffolk - A14 closed and queuing traffic eastbound from J44, A134 (Bury Eastern Interchange) to J45, Rougham, because of a multi-vehicle accident. Congestion to J42. Diversion in operation - Traffic to divert via the A143 through Ixworth, A1088 through to Woolpit to rejoin the A14.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  6. 'It'll never be the same again' without Keith

    These Prodigy fans have been listening to their music for 25 years and said they travelled four hours from Birmingham to be at the funeral.

    "It was so emotional and perfect for such a lovely guy.

    Prodigy fans.

    "We've got to thank the Prodigy for allowing the fans to join in today. It was amazing.

    "But part of our history's gone and it'll never be the same again without him."

  7. Party atmosphere in Essex village after funeral

    Stuart Howells

    BBC Radio Suffolk

    As the church service ended, fans gathered outside and began to cheer and chant "Keith".

    Crowds in Bocking.

    And it's turned into a party atmosphere outside The Retreat pub, based opposite the church.

    I reckon there's about 200 people partying on the street outside, with police keeping a watchful eye on things.

    Crowds in Bocking.
  8. Fans gather around Keith Flint tributes after service

    As the sun begins to set in Bocking after Keith Flint's funeral, fans continue to pay their respects...

    Fans pay tribute to Keith Flint.
    Fans pay tribute to Keith Flint.
    Tribute to Keith Flint.
  9. Keith Flint was 'an influential icon of our generation'

    As mourners start to make their way home, Wayne Harry from Colchester was among the people gathered outside the church to listen to the service for Keith Flint.

    Wayne Harry from Colchester.

    He said: "He was such an influential icon of our generation.

    "It was a really sad service but it was good to see so many people here who thought so much of him.

    "I first saw the Prodigy in 1993 and have followed them ever since.

    "The energy he brought to the band... he'll be sadly missed by lots of people."

  10. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M11 Essex southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M11 Essex southbound severe disruption, at J8 for A120.

    M11 Essex - M11 lane closed on exit slip road and very slow traffic southbound at J8, A120 (Bishops Stortford), because of a broken down vehicle.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  11. Coffin leaves the church

    Coffin
  12. Funeral comes to an end

    A minute's silence was followed by the Lord's Prayer and some final words from the reverend.

    Minute's silence.

    He said: "We thank the fans for the outpouring of love they have shown.

    "Today, while we recognise we have lost Keith, his energy is still alive in us all.

    "Keith's life force is in each and every one of you. Don't let that fire go out.

    "Through you, Keith lives forever."

    A private service for committal for close friends and family will now follow.

  13. Eulogy: 'Life on the razor's edge'

    Delivering the eulogy, Paul Kaye read a tribute on behalf of Prodigy bandmate Liam Howlett: "You liked to live your life on the razor's edge for the buzz.

    "You were an anti-star, a pirate and committed to our cause of shaking people's souls and buildings."