Will Queen Elizabeth II read her traditional Christmas message with Arabic subtitles for Syrian refugees this year? No, that's not true: the story was made up by a British satire website. There is no truth to the story and the screenshot that went with it was digitally created from a still from her 2016 Christmas message.
A spokesperson for Buckingham Palace has confirmed that this year's Christmas message from Her Majesty The Queen will have Arabic subtitles for the benefit of Syrian refugees who have arrived in the United Kingdom.
He said that they would be added to the broadcast transmission footage, meaning that all viewers will see them regardless of whether or not they are switched on.
He added, 'We want everyone watching the broadcast to feel that they have been embraced by it.'
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