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Christmas message: Queen reflects on year of Prince George's birth

25 December 2013 Last updated at 17:03 GMT

The Queen has reflected on the birth of her great-grandson Prince George in her traditional Christmas Day broadcast.

She said the arrival of a new baby gave people the chance to think about the future with "renewed hope".

The Queen also talked about the 60th anniversary of her coronation, the role of the Commonwealth and next year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Nicholas Witchell reports