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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
Prince William released a statement expressing his shock and sorrow

Prince William released a statement expressing his shock and sorrow

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Prince William is in Manchester to show his support for the city following the horrific attack at Manchester Arena. The Prince arrived at around 10.30 on Friday morning at the Greater Manchester Police headquarters to meet some of the officers who were first to respond to the incident. He was greeted by Chief Constable Ian Hopkins, and as he toured the facility was told first-hand how the force responded to the 22 May bombing. Among those he met was British Transport Police officer Phil Healey, who spoke to the royal about his experience of that night, revealing that he was first at the scene to search for a secondary bomb. During his time in the city, William will also visit Manchester Cathedral, and the Manchester Royal Infirmary, where he will meet the families of those still in ...
Heart Touching Moments: Queen Elizabeth II visits a children’s hospital in Manchester and meets with young survivors of the deadly blast.

Heart Touching Moments: Queen Elizabeth II visits a children’s hospital in Manchester and meets with young survivors of the deadly blast.

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Queen Elizabeth II visits a children’s hospital in Manchester and meets with young survivors of the deadly blast. Queen Elizabeth II visited a children’s hospital today in Manchester and met with young survivors of the deadly blast that killed 22 people after an Ariana Grande concert. The queen, wearing an orange hat and carrying a black clutch, arrived at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital this morning after the U.K. held a national moment of silence for the victims of the blast. The 91-year-old monarch met with some of the hospital’s nurses and doctors and visited the hospital rooms of survivors, including a 15-year-old girl who was wearing an Ariana Grande T-shirt and surrounded by balloons and stuffed animals. Queen Elizabeth asked the girl, identified as 15-year-ol