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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth will not attend remembrance service due to ‘sprained back’

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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth will not attend Sunday’s Remembrance Day Service at the Cenotaph because she has sprained her back, Buckingham Palace said.

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“Her Majesty is disappointed that she will miss the service,” the palace said in a statement.

The service would have been the queen’s first in-person public engagement since she was advised to rest following a night in hospital last month.

A Buckingham Palace source said that she hopes to continue light duties next week.

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