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As it happened: Reaction to Queen Elizabeth II’s death

Click to play video: '‘God Save the Queen’: Crowds of mourners gather across UK after news of Elizabeth’s death'
‘God Save the Queen’: Crowds of mourners gather across UK after news of Elizabeth’s death
WATCH: 'God Save the Queen': Crowds of mourners gather across UK after news of Elizabeth's death – Sep 8, 2022

The longest-reigning monarch in British history, Queen Elizabeth II, has died.

She was 96 years old.

The Royal Family confirmed the news in a tweet early Thursday afternoon.

The queen died at Balmoral Castle in Scotland on Thursday with members of the Royal Family by her side, after Buckingham Palace issued a rare notice that the queen’s doctors were concerned about her health.

Here are the latest developments in our Global News live blog.

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