Queen Elizabeth cancels Northern Ireland visit on doctors’ advice

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The world’s longest-reigning British Queen Elizabeth on Wednesday decided to rest for the next few days on the advice of doctors and canceled a planned trip to Northern Ireland, Buckingham Palace said.

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The palace did not explain why the Queen was asked to rest, although she said the 95-year-old monarch was in “good spirits” and looked forward to visiting Northern Ireland in the future.

“The Queen has reluctantly accepted medical advice to rest for the next few days,” Mahal said.


“Her Majesty is in good spirits and disappointed that she will no longer be able to visit Northern Ireland, where she was due to attend a series of events today and tomorrow.”

The queen has ruled for almost seven decades. She was 25 when she became Queen Elizabeth II on February 6, 1952, upon the death of her father.

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Elizabeth, who assumed the throne as Britain was shedding her royal power, has been a symbol of stability for generations of British people, despite the seismic political, social and cultural change that built the monarchy’s popularity, Which threatened to make it a chronicler.

Even in old age, the Queen’s calm and uncompromising devotion to duty has earned her widespread respect in Britain and abroad, even from republicans eager for the monarchy’s abolition.

A source said the Queen’s decision was not related to COVID-19. She is resting at Windsor Castle, the oldest inhabited castle in the world.

The palace said the Queen sent him “best wishes to the people of Northern Ireland, and hope to come in the future.”

This week, Elizabeth slammed a magazine attempt to title her “Oldie of the Year,” saying she feels too young at heart.

(Reporting by Guy Faulconbridge; Editing by Kate Holton and Giles Elgood)

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