Queen Elizabeth II dies at the age of 96.
Reports have indicated that Queen Elizabeth II dies at the age of 96.
In statement from In a statement, Buckingham Palace said: “The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon.
The statement added, “The King and the Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow.”
Earlier, the palace had released a statement stating that the queen’s health had deteriorated.
Statement said,”Following further evaluation this morning, the Queen’s doctors are concerned for Her Majesty’s health and have recommended she remain under medical supervision.”
Her health concerns resulted to the family gathering on Thursday at Scottish estate.
The queen’s death has been rehearsed for years as follows.
The Prime Minister at the time will be woken, if not already awake, and informed by civil servants that “London Bridge is down”
The Foreign Office’s Global Response Centre will immediately inform 15 governments outside the UK where the Queen is also the head of state.
The centre will then inform the other 36 other nations of the Commonwealth for whom the Queen has served.
The news will then spread to the public and the media.
A footman in mourning clothes will be sent out of the door at Buckingham Palace at the same time to pin a notice of the news to the gates.
The official palace website will feature her news on just one page under dark background.
The family will contact royal experts who have already signed contracts to speak exclusively to them.
An alert will be sent out to commercial radio stations to switch on blue ‘obit lights’ for the inoffensive music to be played
Following her death, Prince Charles is expected to take over as the new monarch.
Her reign comprised 15 prime ministers starting with Winston Churchill, born in 1874, and including Liz Truss, born 101 years later in 1975, and appointed by the Queen earlier this week.