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Queen to Miss Highland Games Event to Aid Her ‘Comfort’

Queen Elizabeth II in Edinburgh. 

Queen Elizabeth II in Edinburgh. 

Photographer: Jane Barlow/WPA Pool/Getty Images

The Queen is to miss the Braemar Gathering, a popular Highland Games event which is being held in Scotland this weekend.

Members of the royal family usually attend the sporting spectacle rooted in Scottish tradition and are pictured enjoying themselves as feats of strength, dexterity and stamina are staged.