There will be a media blackout from today

Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II has died at Balmoral, surrounded by her family. The Queen was 96-years-old and had reigned as monarch for 70 years. 

Queen Elizabeth Ii Royal Family

Further announcements from Buckingham Palace and the Government are expected to be made in due course.

In accordance with media protocol and out of respect, Confidentials will cease to publish any new stories until further notice.