Queen Elizabeth Cancels Wales Visit Following Illness, PA Says

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.

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