Speculation that the three day visit to France may be the Queen's last overseas trip, could prove to be just rumours, as Royal officials have stated that she will travel again next year.
ITV News Royal correspondent Tim Ewart reports from Paris:
Later this month the Queen, now 88, visits Northern Ireland suggesting she is not ready to hand over her overseas duties to her successor just yet.
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