LONDON — On the morning of her father’s dying, on the day she would develop into queen, 25-year-old Elizabeth was perched in a treehouse in Kenya watching a herd of elephants at a watering gap. Due to the gap and problem of communication, it took hours for her to get the information.
On Thursday, in only one marker of how a lot the world modified throughout her 70-year reign, the information of her personal sudden sickness and dying unfold in milliseconds, through the royal household’s Twitter account. Flight monitoring knowledge revealed the paths of her kids speeding to her bedside at Balmoral Citadel. By the point the royal family employees posted the black-bordered dying discover on the gates of Buckingham Palace, all people knew. The BBC information anchors had been already wearing black.