Mourners Leave Flowers and Candles at Buckingham Palace

Crowds continued to gather at Buckingham Palace on Thursday night, September 8, hours after the Royal Family announced the death of Queen Elizabeth II.

This footage by Hayley Palmer shows flowers at the gates of Buckingham Palace, left by mourners. “It’s truly hard to believe,” Palmer told Storyful. “The Nation will never be the same again.”

The queen, who had served as the United Kingdom’s head of state since 1952, died at Balmoral aged 96. Credit: @presenterhayley via Storyful

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