Queen Elizabeth II dies: Edinburgh's Palace of Holyroodhouse displays notice of death of Queen Elizabeth II

An official notice has been displayed on the gates of the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh following the death of Queen Elizabeth II.
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Buckingham Palace announced at 6.30pm that The Queen had died on Thursday afternoon at Balmoral Castle near Aberdeen.

Holyrood Palace, the official residence of the British monarch in Scotland, has now displayed a notice of death.

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It reads: “The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon.

A flower tribute left for The Queen following her deathA flower tribute left for The Queen following her death
A flower tribute left for The Queen following her death

"The King and The Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow.”

People gathered outside the palace following the announcement and flowers were also spotted against the gate.