Joe Biden has led world tributes to the Queen following her death, describing her a "stateswoman of unmatched dignity and constancy".
The US President said his thoughts are with the Royal Family at this time while they mourn the passing of the monarch at the age of 96.
Biden and First Lady Jill Biden said the Queen was "more than a monarch" and that she "defined an era". In a statement the White House statement said: "In a world of constant change, she was a steadying presence and a source of comfort and pride for generations of Britons, including many who have never known their country without her. "An enduring admiration for Queen Elizabeth II united people across the Commonwealth.Read more on dailyrecord.co.uk