Humbled Queen pays tribute to "strength of fellowship" shown during Diamond Jubilee celebrations and praises "splendid summer of…

Humbled Queen pays tribute to 'strength of fellowship' shown during Diamond Jubilee celebrations and praises 'splendid' Olympic Games in 60th Christmas Day message Her Majesty responds to outpouring of affection shown by the nation Praised crowds who were 'undaunted by rain' during Thames Pageant'The enthusiasm which greeted the Diamond Jubilee was, of course, especially memorable for me and my family'Hails athletes and volunteer Games Makers at Olympics and ParalympicsClips shown of torchbearers, including injured paratrooper Ben ParkinsonShe said the flame was carried 'by every kind of deserving individual' | UPDATED: 02:14 GMT, 26 December 2012 The Queen has used her Christmas broadcast to respond to the outpouring of affection and enthusiasm shown by the nation during her Diamond Jubilee celebrations. She described how she was left humbled by the huge crowds that turned out to mark her historic milestone.