Elizabeth Alexandra Mary is the queen of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, as well as the head of the Commonwealth. She was born in 1926 and has been queen since 1952.
Elizabeth was born in London to the duke and duchess of York, later King George VI and Elizabeth, queen consort. In 1947, she married Philip, duke of Edinburgh, with whom she has four children. In 2015, she surpassed the reign of her great-great-grandmother, Queen Victoria, to become the longest-reigning British monarch and the longest-reigning queen regnant in world history.
Buckingham Palace officials have dismissed speculation about the welfare of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip. Unsubstantiated theories went viral online after reports royal staff were summoned to London overnight.
Lawmaker Tobias Ellwood, who tried to save the officer killed in Wednesday's attack in London, has been appointed to the prestigious Privy Council. Constable Keith Palmer was one of four people killed by Khalid Masood.