Britain's Queen admitted to hospital

Sunday 03 March 2013 16.08
Britain's Queen Elizabeth has been admitted to hospital with symptoms of gastroenteritis
Britain's Queen Elizabeth has been admitted to hospital with symptoms of gastroenteritis

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth has been admitted to hospital with symptoms of gastroenteritis.

She had been due to visit Rome for two days this week, but the trip has been cancelled.

A Buckingham Palace spokesman said: "The Queen is being assessed at the King Edward VII's Hospital, London, after experiencing symptoms of gastroenteritis.

"As a precaution, all official engagements for this week will regrettably be either postponed or cancelled."