Ill Queen cancels Swansea visit

The Queen has cancelled a visit to Swansea due to gastroenteritis. She had been due to present the 3rd Battalion The Royal Welsh with leeks to mark St David's Day

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Queen cancels Swansea visit due to gastroenteritis

The Queen has cancelled a visit to Swansea as she is "experiencing symptoms of gastroenteritis", a Buckingham Palace spokesperson has said.

The Queen spent yesterday honouring Olympic heroes such as Nicola Adams (MBE).
The Queen spent yesterday honouring Olympic heroes such as Nicola Adams (MBE). Credit: Lewis Whyld/PA Wire

Queen Elizabeth II was due to make the trip tomorrow.

"She will be assessed in the coming days", the spokesperson said, adding "Her Majesty is currently spending the weekend at Windsor, as usual".

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