Queen Elizabeth misses Remembrance Sunday service after spraining her back

Queen Elizabeth.
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Queen Elizabeth sprained her back and was unable to attend the annual Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph in London.

In a statement, Buckingham Palace said the 95-year-old monarch "decided ... with great regret" not to go to the event, held to honor those who have died in war, and was "disappointed" to miss the service. Several other members of the royal family did attend, and Prince Charles laid a wreath on his mother's behalf.

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