King Charles III mourns 'beloved mother' Queen Elizabeth II

The royal, the longest-reigning monarch in British history and the world's oldest head of state, passed away at her Balmoral residence in Scotland with her family by her side on Thursday afternoon. She was 96. Following the sad news, Charles issued a statement in which he honoured his "beloved mother" "The death of my beloved Mother, Her Majesty The Queen, is a moment of the greatest sadness for me and all members of my family," "We mourn profoundly the passing of a cherished Sovereign and a much-loved Mother."