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Prince Harry arrives at Balmoral after Queen's death

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Prince Harry has arrived at Balmoral following the death of the Queen.

The 37-year-old, pictured in the back of a black car, was driven into the Scottish estate around 8pm.

His arrival came an hour-and-a-half after news of the Queen’s passing was made public.

Buckingham Palace announced the death of the 96-year-old at 6.30pm.

Torrential rain continues to pour as cars come and go from Balmoral.

The new King Charles arrived at the Scottish estate, alongside the late monarch’s other children, earlier today.

Prince William also travelled up to be by his family’s side, as did the Duke and Duchess of Wessex.

Queen Elizabeth II dead: Key details

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has died after 70 years on the throne, with her death announced by Buckingham Palace on September 8, 2022.

She died at the age of 96 surrounded by her family at her home in Balmoral, including her son and heir to the throne Charles, the Prince of Wales, and her grandsons, the Duke Of Cambridge, Prince William and the Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry.

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The Queen’s family had raced to her bedside after doctors revealed her health was faltering.

But Prince Harry travelled separately to the likes of Prince William.

His appearance at the WellChild Awards ceremony in London, due this evening, was cancelled following the news of his grandmother’s passing.

Meghan Markle also did not travel alongside her husband.

In London, distraught crowds have already gathered outside Buckingham Palace.

An impromptu rendition of the national anthem erupted in front of the gates, with people singing ‘God Save the King’ following the news of the country’s new monarch.

A video shows the crowd of teary faces singing the national anthem shortly after the announcement.

‘There was total silence outside Buckingham Palace as the news broke, and then the crowds broke into song: God Save the King,’ Anna Stewart wrote on Twitter.

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