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Queen Elizabeth II Death | Charles III To Be Formally Proclaimed King Tomorrow

"The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon," the Royal Family had announced on Twitter.

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Queen Elizabeth II Death Live Updates: As Tributes and condolences pour in from across the world while United Kingdom (UK) mourns the death of Queen Elizabeth II, King Charles III will formally be proclaimed king tomorrow, a statement issued by the Buckingham Palace said.

Charles on Friday is scheduled to travel from Balmoral to London with Queen consort Camilla, where he will meet the newly appointed Prime Minister Liz Truss at the palace.

He is also expected to address the nation.

Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's longest reigning monarch passed away on Thursday, 8 September at the age of 96.

Snapshot
  • Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales, is now Britain's king. He is married to Camilla, the former Duchess of Cornwall, who is now the Queen consort.

  • In a statement on Thursday, King Charles III said that his "beloved mother's death" was a matter of great sadness to the family.

  • The Government of India has decided that there will be one day state mourning on 11 September.

  • The news was followed by condolences from leaders around the world, including US President Joe Biden, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and French President Emmanuel Macron, among others.

  • The British flag at the Palace was lowered to half-mast as mourners gathered to pay homage to the longest-serving monarch in British history.

5:02 PM , 09 Sep

Charles III To Be Formally Proclaimed King Tomorrow

King Charles III will formally be proclaimed king tomorrow, a statement issued by the Buckingham Palace said.

This will happen at St James's Palace in London, in front of a ceremonial body known as the Accession Council.

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2:06 PM , 09 Sep

India to Observe State Mourning on 11 September

The Government of India has decided that there will be one day state mourning on 11 September throughout India in the wake of demise of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said.

10:55 AM , 09 Sep

Charles III Will be Officially Proclaimed King on Saturday

Charles III will be officially proclaimed King on Saturday following Queen Elizabeth's demise, BBC reported. This will happen at St James's Palace in London, in front of a ceremonial body known as the Accession Council.

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10:51 AM , 09 Sep

'Constant and Reassuring Presence in British Life': Ireland

Ireland’s foreign minister Simon Coveney issues a statement to condole the death of Queen Elizabeth II.

"I have learned of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth with great personal sadness Queen Elizabeth's sad passing marks the end of an er. She epitomised that generation of British people who endured the Second World War with both bravery and stoicism. Her one reign, the longest in British history, aw profound change affecting virtually every aspect of politics and society. Throughout her reign, the Queen was a constant and reassuring presence in British life," he said.

"Her historic visit to Ireland in 2011, the first by reaning British monarch since our Independence, was a critical step in the peace process and helped to move British-Irish relations to a new level. The warmth and spontaneity of the Queen on that occasion touched all those she met. So did her generosity of spirit and her commitment to reconciliation on these islands. On behalf of the Government, I was privileged to welcome her to the English Market in Cork and to witness how much that visit meant to her personally and to the people of Cork," he added.


Published: 08 Sep 2022, 7:07 PM IST
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