Queen Elizabeth II's doctors are worried about the health of the 96-year-old monarch. The royal family rushed to Balmoral Castle in Scotland on Thursday. The British government was also concerned.
"Following a further assessment this morning, the Queen's doctors are concerned for Her Majesty's health and have recommended that she remain under medical observation," said a Buckingham Palace spokesman. However, the Queen feels well and remains at her country estate in Balmoral, it was said.
According to media reports, all four children traveled to her side at the Scottish summer residence. As the BBC reported on Thursday afternoon, Prince Charles (73) and his wife, Duchess Camilla (75) and Princess Anne (72) had already arrived at Balmoral Castle. According to media reports, Prince Andrew (62) and his younger brother Prince Edward (58) and his wife Countess Sophie (57) were also on the road.
It was initially confirmed that Prince William (40) and his brother Prince Harry (37) were on their way with his wife Meghan (41) – later it was said in the media that Harry was coming alone without his wife.
People gathered at Buckingham Palace in London, the Queen's official residence in Windsor and outside Balmoral Castle on Thursday to express concern for the Queen. Around a hundred people gathered in front of the palace in London when it rained, the British news agency PA reported. Some broke down in tears, the BBC reported. In Balmoral, pictures showed curious people behind police cordons.
British government is concerned
Prime Minister Liz Truss expressed concern. "The whole country will be deeply concerned by the news from Buckingham Palace this afternoon," Truss wrote on Twitter, adding, "My thoughts and those of people across our UK are with Her Majesty The Queen and her family on this." Time."
Speaker Lindsay Hoyle adjourned the afternoon session of the House of Commons to brief MPs. "I know I speak for the entire Chamber when I say that we send our best wishes to Her Majesty The Queen and that our thoughts and prayers are with her and the Royal Family at this moment."
It was only on Wednesday that the Queen had to cancel her participation in a virtual meeting of her Privy Council. The day before she had received first Boris Johnson, who handed in his resignation, and then Truss to appoint her as the new Prime Minister. It was a full day, said a spokesman to justify the cancellation on Wednesday.