Apple Stores in the UK will be closed nationwide on Monday 19th September for the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. Apple informed UK staff yesterday about the closure and the day is a national bank holiday. King Charles III has announced that the day is to be a bank holiday for the whole country and it is up to the individual businesses if they want to close their doors on that day.

Apple stores will run at reduced capacity on Wednesday 14th September and then into the weekend.

Last week, following the announcement of the Queen’s death – Apple changed its homepage in the UK and throughout the world to may tribute to her.