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Tuesday, 07 May 2013 - 13:51
Queen to miss Commonwealth meeting
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The Queen will not be attending this year's Commonwealth heads of government meeting for the first time since 1973,

 

She will be represented by Prince Charles at the gathering in Sri Lanka in November.

 

The BBC's royal correspondent Peter Hunt says the reason is the Queen's age and the need to limit overseas travel.

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