The royal family at the bedside of Elizabeth II

The royal family at the bedside of’ Élisabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II reigns for more than 70 years .

Concern gripped the UK on Thursday. Doctors for 96-year-old Queen Elizabeth II say they are 'concerned' about her condition and recommend 'that she be placed under medical supervision' as her family gathers at Balmoral Castle in Scotland where she is.

The Queen continues to feel comfortable at Balmoral, the palace added in a brief statement.

Her heir Charles, 73, arrived with his wife Camilla at Balmoral, where the Queen spends the end of summer every year, along with her daughter Anne. Her two other children, Princes Andrew and Edward, were on their way by early afternoon.

Her grandson William, second in line , was also expected on site, while his wife Kate remained in Windsor where their three children George, Charlotte and Louis are spending their first full day at their new school.

His brother Harry, who lives in California with his wife Meghan Markle, was due to attend a ceremony in London with his wife on Thursday evening, but he headed to Scotland alone.

On Wednesday evening, the palace announced that the queen had postponed an online meeting after her doctors advised her to rest.

All eyes are on Balmoral, home of 96-year-old Queen Elizabeth II. The one who has been sitting on the British throne for 70 years is under medical supervision. The details of Jean-Philippe Hughes.

The monarch with record longevity and immense popularity, whose 70th anniversary the United Kingdom celebrated in June, has seen her health deteriorate since she spent a night in the hospital, almost a year ago, for unspecified reasons.

She now appeared only rarely in public, her services suggesting episodic mobility issues. She has been delegating an increasing share of her duties to her son Charles for months. In particular, in May he gave the speech from the throne in Parliament for the first time in his place, one of his essential constitutional functions.

Liz Truss was received by the 96-year-old sovereign at Balmoral Castle, Scotland.

The Queen made official on Tuesday the appointment of Liz Truss as Prime Minister, her 15th head of government. She had decided to stay at Balmoral instead of returning to London, where the transition usually takes place, due to her health issues.

Footage released by the palace showed the sovereign smiling and leaning on a cane and shaking hands with the new leader.

Many politicians sent their well wishes to recovery to the sovereign.

“The entire country will be deeply concerned by the news from Buckingham Palace this afternoon. My thoughts, and those of everyone in the UK, are with Her Majesty The Queen and her family. »

— Liz Truss, British Prime Minister, on Twitter

The head of government was speaking in parliament before the palace reported on the deterioration of the state of sovereign's health. She left the House of Commons after being quietly briefed by a minister, while Opposition Leader Keir Starmer received a written note.

The spiritual leader of the Anglicans, Justin Welby, sent his prayers to the Queen, who is very religious and leader of the Church of England.

In Canada, the first Minister Justin Trudeau and Governor General Mary Simon offered their thoughts to the Royal Family and wished the Queen a speedy recovery.

My thoughts, and the thoughts of all Canadians, are with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at this time. We hope she gets better and send our dearest wishes to the royal family, wrote Justin Trudeau on Twitter.

At Buckingham Palace, London, a sign was put out to inform tourists that the Changing of the Guard would not take place. It was removed a little later.

A sign has been put out to inform tourists that the Changing of the Guard will not take place at Buckingham Palace in London.

At the beginning of June, the British had celebrated for four days the 70 years of reign of Elizabeth II. She remained almost absent from this platinum jubilee, showing only twice briefly on the balcony of Buckingham Palace in front of tens of thousands of people.

A few weeks later, however, she showed up several times for public appearances in Scotland, appearing smiling and with a cane during an armed forces parade in Edinburgh in late June.

Elizabeth II has been a widow since the death of her husband Philip in April 2021, shortly before her 100th birthday. The declining health of the Queen, who came to the throne on February 6, 1952, at the age of 25, after the death of her father George VI, has revived questions about the future of the monarchy.

Alongside Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Queen Elizabeth II greets her subjects at the end of the Jubilee pageant platinum from Buckingham Palace, London.

The institution has been rocked by a series of scandals in recent months: allegations of sexual assault in the United United against his son Andrew, who ended it by paying millions of dollars, as well as allegations of racism against the royal family, from his grandson Harry and his wife Meghan Markle, now based in California and at odds with the rest of the family.

After Elizabeth II looks more complicated with Charles, whose popularity is much lower. The British prefer Prince William and his wife Kate.

With information from Agence France-Presse, Reuters, and BBC

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