The Queen drinks gin straight before lunch

She has been Queen for 63 years and is set to become the longest reigning British monarch.

But the 89-year-old is showing no signs of wanting to retire.

And seeing as she might be with us for a while longer, here are 10 facts you probably didn’t know about her.

An unusual morning call

She wakes to the sound of her personal bagpiper every morning and can even tell if someone different to her usual piper is playing.

A tea – and gin – lover

She drinks earl grey tea and also likes a gin and Dubonnet immediately before lunch.

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