London UK 14:40 Hrs - Buckingham Palace announced today, to the great shock of the nation and Parliamentary Ministers that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth 2 has announced she is to abdicate.
The news came as a shock to all including Prince Charles The Prince of Wales (next in line to the throne).
The news was broken by Her Majesty at 8pm last night, she called her Royal Press Secretary and apparently said "that's it, I've had enough". She told her private secretary to call Charles or Wales as he is known in the family circles and tell him to "be prepared"
On hearing the news The Prince of Wales issued a press statement he said " We are sure Mother has made the right decision and although it is very rare for this to take place with an English Monarch it is after all the Twenty First century and times change. I will gratefully take up my position as King of England with all the responsibilities that entails, I shall be Defender of all Faiths and your new Queen Camela......
Charles woke up with a start: "Oh shit!!"