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LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and a symbol of stability in a turbulent era that saw the decline of the British empire and disarray in her own family, died Thursday after 70 years on the throne. She was 96. The palace announced she died at Balmoral Castle, her …
Remembering Queen ElizabethCurated byThe Features Desk
Britain mourns its longest-reigning monarch today, shortly after the announcement of her increasingly ill health which drew well-wishes from leaders and the public across the world. Queen Elizabeth II, who served for 70 years on the throne and only this year celebrated her Platinum Jubilee, had suffered from mobility and health issues since last year, and had slowly been winding down her royal duties. Read more about her fascinating life as Britain's constant queen.