Britain's Queen Elizabeth holds flowers as she attends an event in Jubilee Wood on the Sandringham Estate in Norfolk on February 3, 2012, to plant a tree to mark her diamond jubliee. Queen Elizabeth II is to start five months of diamond jubilee celebrations this weekend with the promise of pomp and splendour despite the British monarch's wishes for restraint. The queen will make a deliberately low-key visit to Norfolk in eastern England on Monday, 60 years to the day since she ascended to the th
LONDON (AP) - Buckingham Palace says Queen Elizabeth II has been hospitalized after suffering from what appears to be a stomach infection.
The palace says that the 86-year-old British monarch had experienced symptoms of gastroenteritis and that her upcoming trip to Rome would be cancelled.
In a statement released Sunday, the palace said that all official engagements for the coming week would be postponed or canceled "as a precaution."
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