Message following the New Zealand mining disaster
The following Message from The Queen has been sent to the Prime Minister of New Zealand:
I am deeply saddened by today's news that there is now no hope for the men trapped in the Pike River mine. My heart goes out to the families and friends of these 29 brave miners and to all who have been touched by this national disaster. I send my thanks and deep appreciation to everyone who has worked so hard to attempt a rescue and also to those who will have a part to play in the task of healing the pain that is being felt throughout New Zealand and around the world. At this sad and difficult time my thoughts and prayers are with you all.
A message of condolence from Her Majesty The Queen to the Prime Minister of Haiti
I am deeply saddened by the tragic loss of life and destruction caused by the earthquake in Haiti. My thoughts and prayers are with those who have lost their lives, loved ones...
The tenth anniversary of the Christchurch earthquakes
While there are many sad memories of that terrible time, there is also solace in remembering how your community rose to the challenge of rebuilding your lives and supporting...
A message from The Queen on the sixth anniversary of the Canterbury Earthquake in New Zealand
I hope that the new memorial will provide a place to remember, to grieve for what is lost, and to give thanks for what remains
A message from The Queen following the earthquakes in New Zealand
I send my condolences to the families of those who were killed and to the people whose homes and businesses have been affected
The Queen's message to The King of Belgium
Prince Philip and I have been deeply shocked and saddened by the loss of life and injuries after the terrorist attack in Brussels.
The Queen's Commonwealth Day Message, 10 March 2014
The understanding that we belong together, and are able, through teamwork, to achieve far more than we could do alone, has always been at the heart of our approach.
The Queen's Message to the Athletes
The baton relay represents a calling together of people from every part of the Commonwealth.
Message from The Queen to the new King, King Salman of Saudi Arabia
The Queen's message following the helicopter crash in Glasgow
Message of condolence following recent tragic events in the USA
Message of condolence following the death of the King of Tonga
Donation to the Christchurch Appeal and Japanese Disaster Fund
Message of condolence following the earthquake in New Zealand
Message of Condolence following the death of President Kaczynski
The Queen's message following the recent flooding across Britain
The Queen's broadcast to the Armed Forces, 1 July 2009
I greatly hope that the Elizabeth Cross will give further meaning to the nation’s debt of gratitude to the families and loved ones of those who have died in the service of our...
Arrangements for the funeral and memorial service for Sir Edmund Hillary KG
The Queen's message of sympathy to Bangladesh following Cyclone Sidr
The Queen's message of sympathy to those affected by flooding in the UK
The Queen's message to counties affected by severe flooding in the UK
Message of condolence to Mr Whatumoana Paki, Turangawaewae Maree
Message to the President of Pakistan following the earthquake
Message to the President of the USA following Hurricane Katrina
World War II commemorative event, Horse Guards Parade, 10 July 2005
An act of remembrance is an act of honour.
Royal London Hospital, following terrorist bombs in London, 8 July 2005
Atrocities such as these simply reinforce our sense of community, our humanity, and our trust in the rule of law. That is the clear message from us all.