Updates, pictures and videos from Buckingham Palace about the work and activities of The Queen and members of The Royal Family.
Read Her Majesty’s message in full at: 📸 The Queen in Northern Ireland during her visits in 2012 and 2014.
This was the 67th occasion on which The Queen has opened Parliament #StateOpening .
The Queen departs Buckingham Palace for the Palace of Westminster ahead of the Opening of Parliament.
It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.
“He has, quite simply, been my strength and stay all these years, and I, and his whole family, and this and many other countries, owe him a debt greater than he would ever claim, or we shall ever know.” -Her Majesty The Queen, 1997.
The Queen speaks of light overcoming darkness, and the hope that Easter symbolises, in a special message recorded to mark the Easter weekend.