Landmarks lit in tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

STORY: A crowd gathered along the foreshore to watch as an image of Queen Elizabeth II was projected onto the sails of the Opera House.

The Empire State Building in New York was lit up in purple on Thursday (September 8) to remember the late queen.

And the Eiffel Tower extinguished its lights at the strike of midnight as Parisians recalled a British monarch who anchored her country through upheaval with poise and grace for longer than many have lived.