Queen Elizabeth, Britain's longest-serving monarch, dies at 96

Daniel Leal, AFP

Posted at Sep 09 2022 02:47 AM

Britain mourns, as Queen Elizabeth II dies

A union flag flies at half mast atop Buckingham Palace after the announcement that Queen Elizabeth II had died, in central London on Thursday. Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-serving monarch in British history and an icon instantly recognizable to billions of people around the world, has died aged 96, Buckingham Palace said on Thursday.