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Wednesday, Jul 24, 2024

Queen's Christmas speech: 'It can be hard after losing a loved one' – video

The Queen pays tribute to Prince Philip and encourages the nation to see the joy in simple things in her yearly Christmas Day address
The Queen paid tribute to Prince Philip and encouraged the nation to see the joy in simple things in her yearly Christmas Day address. The monarch acknowledged the impact of the Covid Omicron variant, having cancelled her regular festive trip to Sandringham. Instead she was spending Christmas at Windsor Castle, joined by Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, in the Queen's first Christmas without the Duke of Edinburgh since his death.

In the broadcast, recorded in the White Drawing Room at Windsor Castle, the Queen said she had drawn great comfort from the 'warmth and affection' shown in the tributes to the duke’s life
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