Two-fingered salute travels with Ronnie Biggs coffin

Flowers in the shape of two fingers have travelled in the back of the hearse carrying the coffin of Great Train Robber Ronnie Biggs to his funeral.

Ronnie Biggs won worldwide notoriety after escaping prison and living the high life in Rio de Janeiro.
Ronnie Biggs won worldwide notoriety after escaping prison and living the high life in Rio de Janeiro. Credit: Chris Radburn/PA Wire
mong messages was a bouquet from prisoner Charles Bronson with an old ten-bob note with the words "Ronnie Biggs RIP" Credit: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

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Ronnie Biggs' funeral takes place

The funeral of Great Train Robber Ronnie Biggs has taken place in Golders Green. Biggs, who gained notoriety for spending 36 years on the run after escaping prison, died last month at 84.