Show typical British resolve, Queen to tell nation amid coronavirus outbreak

LONDON (Reuters) - Queen Elizabeth will call on Britons to show the same resolve as their forebears and take on the challenge and disruption caused by the coronavirus outbreak with good-humoured resolve when she makes an extremely rare address to rally the nation on Sunday.

In what will only be her fifth special televised message to the country during her 68 years on the throne, the queen will also thank healthcare workers on the front line and recognise the pain already suffered by...
source: Reuters

2020-04-05 00:14
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