The Royal family of the United Kingdom has announced that Her Royal Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II has died at age 96.
A statement from the family’s Twitter account read;
The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon
The statement further read that the King and Queen Consort will remain in Balmoral and return to London the following day.
The King and The Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow.
She was the longest reigning monarch in British history and the heir to the throne, Prince Charles, 73, is now King.