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Swansea Royal Welsh parade despite the Queen's absence

2 March 2013 Last updated at 17:55 GMT

A parade by 3rd Battalion the Royal Welsh has gone ahead in Swansea, despite the Queen being unable to attend because of a stomach upset.

Members of the battalion marched through the city, before being presented with leeks by Lord Lieutenant of West Glamorgan, Byron Lewis, in a ceremony to mark St David's Day.

Matt Murray reports.

Parade goes ahead without the Queen