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Queen to Miss St Paul's Service After 'Some Discomfort' at Jubilee Celebrations

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Queen’s Jubilee Celebrations: Economics of a 4-Day Bank Holiday

The Queen will miss the National Service of Thanksgiving at St Paul's Cathedral after experiencing "some discomfort," at the Jubilee celebrations, Buckingham Palace has announced.

The monarch is skipping the service on Friday "with great reluctance" but will still attend a beacon lighting event at Windsor Castle on Thursday evening, the palace said.