Alles gereed voor een sombere rede

An attendant does a final clean up in the chamber of the House of Lord's, Palace of Westminster, London Tuesday May 25, 2010 prior to the Queen opening the British parliament. Queen Elizabeth II has opened Parliament nearly 60 times, but she will have an unfamiliar task Tuesday as she sets out the legislative program of a coalition government _ the country's first since World War II. (AP Photo/Arthur Edwards, Pool) AP