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The Queen will not attend this year's Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (Chogm), Buckingham Palace has confirmed.
The Palace said Her Majesty will be represented at the summit in Sri Lanka by The Prince of Wales.
It will be the first time the Queen has failed to attend the meeting, which takes place every two years, since 1973.
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The Queen will miss the Commonwealth summit for the first time in 40 years as part of a review of her long-haul travel.