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LONDON - Britain's 86-year-old Queen Elizabeth II was admitted to hospital for the first time in 10 years on Sunday as a precautionary measure, after struggling to shake off a bout of gastroenteritis. 

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (File photo)

A Buckingham Palace spokesman said the monarch's planned visit to Rome this week -- her first trip overseas since October 2011 -- had been called off.

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