Queen Elizabeth II is resting for at least another two weeks

(London) The wait has been extended for the British: After her trip to the International Climate Conference in Glasgow was cancelled, Queen Elizabeth, 95, will have to rest for at least another two weeks, without any official travel.




Sylvain Buchmaward
France media agency

Buckingham Palace said Friday evening that the king, who spent a night in hospital nine days ago, may nevertheless continue to carry out “light tasks”, including video hearings, and announced that doctors have advised her to rest for at least another two weeks.

The palace added that the Queen “regrets” having to give up participation in the Remembrance Festival on November 13, which honors Commonwealth and British soldiers.

The royal statement stated that she “maintains her firm intention” to be present at the event marking Memorial Day, 11 November, around the memorial in London.

The Queen was laid to rest on October 20, a day after a reception at Windsor Castle where she appeared to speak with Prime Minister Boris Johnson and American businessman Bill Gates.

lack of transparency

She spent the next night in the hospital, her first hospital admission since 2013, for “initial checks” for unspecified content.

But the fact that the palace was waiting for the tabloid the sun Reporting that night at the hospital – which is organized for practical reasons according to royal sources – raised questions about his health, as well as criticism of what was denounced as a lack of transparency.

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Since then, the Queen has officially taken over the “light” duties. In particular, she received two new ambassadors by video link.

Her last public appearance was on Thursday, when she presented the Gold Medal for Poetry to English poet David Constantine in a video hearing. A 24-second video clip, broadcast by the palace, shows her smiling and arguing through overlapping screens with the poet.

Instead of going to COP26, the Queen, “who is “disappointed at not being able to attend the reception,” will speak to delegates via a recorded video message, Buckingham confirmed.

frenzied pace

His son Charles, heir to the crown, will deliver the opening address to COP26. The 72-year-old prince, who was not well liked by the British, has already liked her abroad since she stopped going there. The Queen will also be able to count on her grandson Prince William, third in line of succession and more famous than her father.

Asked by AFP this week, monarchist Penny Junor called it a “turning point”.

“She’s been running at the pace of someone 20 years younger than her, and I think the public needs to adjust their expectations and realize she’s 95,” she said, expecting more rare character appearances from the Queen.

For nearly 70 years, the Queen, who is set to celebrate her platinum jubilee next year, has been still showing very well in public lately.

After her traditional summer vacation in Balmoral, Scotland, she engaged almost daily in official engagements, resuming her pre-pandemic cadence: 295 engagements in 2019. Not to mention the less conspicuous work of checking government documents and pseudo-interviews. Prime Minister.

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Elizabeth II was recently seen walking with a cane, for the first time since 2004. According to the sun, The Queen has also stopped walking her dogs in recent days.

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