Christmas address

Nine million tune in for Queen's message

An audience of 8.96 million saw the festive address on BBC One, ITV and Sky News, according to overnight ratings.

The BBC's Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special and Call the Midwife were the next two most popular shows.

In the battle of the soaps, ITV's Coronation Street came out on top.

In her first annual Christmas message since the death of Prince Philip, the Queen, 95, described him as her beloved.

Samoa’s Head of State Tuimalealiifano Vaaleto’a Sualauvi II Christmas address

He is Emanuel, the promised Messiah, the Alpha and Omega.

Our journey throughout this year has been turbulent and trying, but our faith through our prayers, supplications and thanksgiving continues to shape our endurance and existence. Let us praise and bless the Lord, for He has been so good to Samoa.

Samoa Head of State delivers Christmas Address

This is the season that we have been looking forward to all year long in our hearts and in our minds.