Queen Elizabeth II Updates:Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's Longest Reigning Monarch, Dies At 96 – NDTV

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Queen Elizabeth II: Queen Elizabeth II has been affected by persistent health problems. (File)
Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest serving monarch, has died at 96. She reigned for 70 years.
The royal family – the Queen’s son and heir Prince Charles, grandsons William and Harry and their families – have gathered at her Balmoral retreat in the Scottish highlands, where she spent her last days.
The UK celebrated the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee to mark 70 years of service to the nation with grand events in June.
In 2015, Queen Elizabeth became the longest-serving British monarch, surpassing her great-great grandmother Queen Victoria. This year, she became the world’s second longest reigning monarch.

“It is with deep sadness that we learned of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. On behalf of the Ukrainian people, we extend sincere condolences to the entire United Kingdom and the Commonwealth over this irreparable loss,” Zelenskiy wrote on Twitter.
Sporting events in Britain scheduled for Friday, including Test cricket and European golf’s PGA Championship, have been cancelled as a mark of respect following the deathofQueenElizabethII.

British horse racing chiefs also pressed the pause button as tributes poured in for the late British monarch from across the sporting world.
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said Friday’s play between England and South Africa in the third Test at the Oval would not take place.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday offered his condolences to King Charles III following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, wishing the new monarch “courage and resilience” after his mother’s passing.
“The most important events of the United Kingdom’s recent history are inextricably bound with the name of Her Majesty. For many decades Elizabeth II rightfully enjoyed her subjects’ love and respect as well as authority on the world stage,” Putin said, according to a Kremlin statement.
Pope Francis said Thursday he was “deeply saddened” at the death of Queen Elizabeth II, offering prayers for her “eternal rest” and for her son Charles as he becomes king.
Union Flag flies at half mast at Buckingham Palace in honour of #QueenElizabeth. pic.twitter.com/MnoiROSV1x
Queen Elizabeth Dies At 96. Here Are Some Of Her Memorable Quotes https://t.co/ZU2KFE7STEpic.twitter.com/XWsUMWbSbO
I had memorable meetings with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II during my UK visits in 2015 and 2018. I will never forget her warmth and kindness. During one of the meetings she showed me the handkerchief Mahatma Gandhi gifted her on her wedding. I will always cherish that gesture. pic.twitter.com/3aACbxhLgC
10 Defining Photos From #QueenElizabeth‘s Visits To India https://t.co/pA5hjtWuRVpic.twitter.com/IplAz4AZK7
My condolences to the people of UK and the Royal Family on the passing away of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

She had a long and glorious reign, serving her country with utmost commitment and dignity.
I am deeply saddened at the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, admired worldwide for her leadership & devotion.

She was a good friend to the @UN & a reassuring presence through decades of change.

Her unwavering, lifelong dedication will be long remembered. pic.twitter.com/1wlZEt8PLA
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will be remembered as a stalwart of our times. She provided inspiring leadership to her nation and people. She personified dignity and decency in public life. Pained by her demise. My thoughts are with her family and people of UK in this sad hour.
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. pic.twitter.com/VfxpXro22W
Queen Elizabeth II dies at 96.
Key Dates In The Life Of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II https://t.co/XTUH7TDroqpic.twitter.com/fGCLIT6p2Z
#QueenElizabeth‘s Doctors “Concerned” Over Health, “Close Family” Informed https://t.co/c9VSZRn1k3

NDTV’s Nidhi Razdan reports pic.twitter.com/XR025eLEJ8
#NewsAlert | Princes Charles and William travelling to Balmoral: Clarence House, Kensington Palace | reported by news agency AFP
#NewsAlert | Princes Charles and William travelling to Balmoral: Clarence House, Kensington Palace | reported by news agency AFP
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