Yesterday, at 17:30 BST she had reigned for 23,226 days, 16 hours and approximately 30 minutes - surpassing the reign of her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria.
Read the full article here
on the BBC web page.
I am a Royalist so was pleased to see her reach this milestone ... but whatever your political views, it is great to see how fit and active she still is (and Prince Philip) ... Especially as I see my parents going downhill.
The official photo of her
The red box is a weekly tradition of all the government papers etc.