Published 24 August 2016

The Queen has sent a message of condolence to the President of Italy, Sergio Mattarella, following the earthquake in central Italy.

Our thoughts and prayers are with people of Italy, especially the family and friends of those affected.

Her Majesty The Queen

Prince Philip and I were saddened to hear of the loss of life following the earthquake in central Italy.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Italy, especially the family and friends of those affected.

Elizabeth R.