Queen Elizabeth II dies at the age of 96.
Queen Elizabeth II, UK’s monarch for the past 70 years, has passed away. She was 96 years old. This news has been a huge shock to the nation and the world. She leaves a great legacy as the crown passes to a new monarch King Charles III. The Royal family’s website says, “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.” Her son, the new King, made the following statement:
“The death of my beloved Mother, Her Majesty The Queen, is a moment of the greatest sadness for me and all members of my family. We mourn profoundly the passing of a cherished Sovereign and a much- loved Mother. I know her loss will be deeply felt throughout the country, the Realms and the Commonwealth, and by countless people around the world. During this period of mourning and change, my family and I will be comforted and sustained by our knowledge of the respect and deep affection in which The Queen was so widely held.”
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