Longest-Serving Monarch In British History Dies At Age 96.

The longest-serving monarch in British history Queen Elizabeth II, an icon instantly recognizable to billions of people around the world, has died.
Buckingham Palace announced her death in a short statement, triggering ten days of national mourning and outpouring of tributes to her long life and record-breaking reign.
She was age ninety-six.
The eldest of her four children, Charles, Prince of Wales, who at seventy three is the oldest heir apparent in British history, becomes king immediately
The King and The Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow.