Buckingham Palace sign placed after Queen's passing

STORY: Crowds gathered outside the palace gates, with many people bringing flowers in tribute.

Buckingham Palace said Charles and his wife Camilla, the Queen Consort, would remain at Balmoral Castle, where the queen died, before returning to London on Friday (September 9).

On Elizabeth's death, Charles automatically becomes king of the United Kingdom and the head of state of 14 other realms including Australia, Canada and New Zealand. His office confirmed we would be known as Charles III.