The announcement from Buckingham Palace at 6:37 pm UK time stated:
The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon. The King and The Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow.
I am heartbroken as so many people will be at the sad loss of such an amazing and courageous woman who set an example to us all. Long may she live in our hearts and our thoughts.
God save the Queen!