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. Credit: Chris Radburn/PA Wire
The floral tribute came months after Biggs stuck two fingers up at journalists while attending robbery mastermind Bruce Reynold's funeral. Credit: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

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Funeral for Great Train Robber Ronnie Biggs

Great Train Robber Ronnie Biggs, who spent three decades on the run, has been given an appropriate send off with his hearse carrying a floral wreath in the shape of a two-fingered salute en route to his funeral.