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Queen Elizabeth Cancels Wales Visit Following Illness, PA Says

March 02, 2013

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II has canceled an official engagement after been taken ill with symptoms of gastroenteritis, the Press Association said, citing a Buckingham Palace statement.

She was due to attend a military celebration in Wales today, but will instead spend the weekend resting, PA cited the palace as saying.

The 86-year-old monarch and her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, 91, are due to start a two-day visit to Italy next week, the news agency said.

To contact the reporter on this story: Mike Harrison in London at mharrison5@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Dick Schumacher at dschumacher@bloomberg.net


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