BREAKING: Queen Elizabeth II,Britain’s longest monarch passes on at 96

Queen Elizabeth II, the United Kingdom longest serving monarch has died at age 96

Statement from Buckingham Palace read “The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon.

Prince Charles, 73, heir to the throne since the age of three, is now king, and the Duchess of Cornwall is now Queen Consort.

“The King and The Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow”

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