Queen in hospital with stomach bug, Buckingham Palace saysSubmitted by Bob-45 on Sun, 03/03/2013 - 14:42
3 March 2013 Last updated at 13:13 ET
The Queen is in hospital as a precaution, while she is assessed for symptoms of gastroenteritis, Buckingham Palace says.
The 86-year-old monarch has been taken to King Edward VII Hospital in London, a palace spokesman said.
She was driven to hospital in a private car on Sunday afternoon. The palace said she was "in good spirits".
All official engagements for this week, including the Queen's trip to Rome, will be either cancelled or postponed.
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