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Prince William addresses crowds in tribute to the Queen

Prince William address crowds at The Mall. Credit: BBC

Prince William has paid tribute to the Queen in an address to crowds at The Mall.

The Duke of Cambridge said the Royal Family has had plenty of reasons to celebrate since the Queen turned 90 in April, including her "strong health and relentless energy, her sharp wit and famous sense of humour".

He also paid tribute to the Queen's patronage of over 600 charities.

"We are here to celebrate the Queen as patron," he said. "Her commitment to the more than 600 charities to which she lends her name and support is unwavering. The Queen's pride in her role as your patron is absolute."

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Prince William brings up UK steel crisis with Indian PM

Prince William has raised the issue of the UK steel crisis with India's prime minister Narendra Modi.

He took the opportunity to discuss the plight of UK steel workers a day after Indian company Tata Steel formally put its UK plants up for sale.

Video report by ITV News' correspondent Geraint Vincent

The Duke used an informal lunch in Delhi to bring up the issue.

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