Tag: Condolences

Shocked: Queen Elizabeth couldn’t hide her deep emotions her tears said thousands of words

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We should be celebrating, but the nation is sombre: Queen's emotional birthday message The Queen has urged Britain to remain strong in the “face of adversity” following the recent tragedies in London and Manchester. In an emotional birthday message she admitted she found it hard to ignore the “very sombre mood” across the country. On the day of her official birthday, she said while today is “traditionally a day of celebration” she was, like others, still in shock. She said: “Today is traditionally a day of celebration. This year, however, it is difficult to escape a very sombre national mood. "In recent months, the country has witnessed a succession of terrible tragedies.” Accompanied by the Duke of Cambridge, the Queen visited west London on Friday after a deadly fir
The Spanish royal family has sent condolences to the family of Ignacio Echevarría, a victim of the London Bridge terror attack

The Spanish royal family has sent condolences to the family of Ignacio Echevarría, a victim of the London Bridge terror attack

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London Bridge terror attack: Spanish royal family sends condolences to Ignacio Echevarría's family The Spaniard leapt to the defence of a woman who was being attacked by the London Bridge terrorists The Spanish royal family has sent condolences to the family of Ignacio Echevarría, a victim of the London Bridge terror attack. Ignacio, from Madrid, was last seen on Saturday trying to help a woman as she was stabbed by the attackers at Borough Market. The 39-year-old attempted to defend the woman with his skateboard; he was on his way home from an evening of skateboarding with friends in a nearby park. Ignacio's family have since confirmed his death, although the Metropolitan Police have yet to release an official statement. A tweet was posted on the Spanish royal family's offi