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Commonwealth summit: Queen to miss global gathering

The Queen will not attend the commonwealth heads of government meeting for the first time since 1973, with Prince Charles representing the monarchy instead.

Buckingham Palace said it was reviewing the amount of long-haul travel that is taken by the Queen ahead of November's summit in Sri Lanka.

Nicholas Witchell reports.

  • 07 May 2013
  • From the section UK
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