Buckingham Palace issues statement the Queen dies this afternoon peacefully; “The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon. The King and The Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow”, a statement from Buckingham Palace said.
She took the throne in 1952 at the age of 25. This end 70 years of service. The flags are now lowered at Buckingham Palace. The new Prime Minster to speak soon, she died at the age of 96. She was the longest serving Monarch,
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