As journalist Scott Bryan wrote after posting the real clip of the Radio 1 announcement: “For the record: BBC Radio 1 Dance did not cut away back to dance music after the announcement.”
The Queen died at the age of 96 in Balmoral on Thursday. A double-rainbow appeared above London shortly afterwards - a poignant moment after a day of concern and worry across the nation and world.
Prince Charles becomes King, and he released a statement saying, in part: "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."
Prime Minister Liz Truss, dressed in black, addressed the nation outside No 10. She said: “We are all devastated by the news that we have just heard from Balmoral.
“The death of Her Majesty the Queen is a huge shock to the nation and to the world.’’
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