News | Entertainment
14 Aug 2022 16:12
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Queen Elizabeth is walking without her cane after suffering "episodic mobility problems"

    The monarch, 96, was seen happily strolling unaided to catch the Royal Train for a stay in Scotland


    She was filmed by local cricketer Chris Dixon, 24, on his mobile at 9.50pm on Sunday (26.06.22) when he spotted her boarding the train at Windsor and Eton Riverside Station with no help from aides.

    His footage, which emerged on Monday night (27.06.22), shows the royal walking comfortably with her stick in her right hand and, in her left, the black handbag seen in her Paddington Bear jubilee video used to celebrate her Platinum Jubilee.

    Dixon told The Sun: "I saw the Royal Train and lots of police vans and a sniffer dog. Three cars came round to private gates at the side of the station.

    "She was helped out of one and then easily made her way over a step.

    "I was surprised at just how fast she was. It was a lovely opportunity to see her and see her so well."

    The Queen showed none of the discomfort in his footage that has plagued her for nine months, with royal aides saying she had endured "episodic mobility problems".

    She was then seen on Monday (27.06.22) looking relaxed as she clutched a bouquet of flowers at the Ceremony of the Keys in Edinburgh, where she was symbolically offered the city's keys by the Lord Provost.

    She wore the Royal Regiment of Scotland badge at the event on her powder blue silk dress, received them from Lord Provost Robert Aldridge.

    The monarch was joined by her youngest son, the Earl of Wessex, Prince Edward, 58, and his wife, Sophie, 57, in what was her first public appearance since her Platinum Jubilee long weekend, which marked her record 70 years on the throne.

    The Queen is due to be back on her feet on Tuesday (28.06.22) at an armed forces event, while senior royals including Prince Charles, 73, Princess Anne, 71, Edward and Sophie will stand in for her at a garden party.

    Her trip to Scotland comes after the monarch pledged during her jubilee to keep serving Britain "to the best of my ability supported by my family".

    © 2022 Bang Showbiz, NZCity

     Other Entertainment News
     12 Aug: Dame Olivia Newton-John's husband John Easterling says his late wife was the "most courageous woman"
     12 Aug: Michael K. Williams "never felt more ugly" in the aftermath of his facial scar
     12 Aug: Dionne Warwick says her friend Dame Olivia Newton-John was a "sweetheart"
     12 Aug: Halle Bailey received "words of encouragement" from her grandparents following the racist abuse to her 'The Little Mermaid' casting
     12 Aug: Heather Rae El Moussa shared a sonogram photo of her unborn son
     12 Aug: Millie Bobby Brown felt "powerless" during her "unhealthy" relationship with her ex Hunter Ecimovic
     12 Aug: Steve Martin isn't going to look for any more acting roles
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Former All Black Mike Brewer believes the Springboks underestimated the All Blacks at Ellis Park this morning More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    A warning to Kiwi investors about the dangers of misleading cryptocurrency offers More...



     Today's News

    Rugby League:
    Cameron Ciraldo has inked a five year deal to take over as Canterbury Bulldogs head coach in the NRL 15:29

    Rugby:
    Former All Black Mike Brewer believes the Springboks underestimated the All Blacks at Ellis Park this morning 15:19

    Health & Safety:
    New Zealand has 2,618 community cases today - the lowest figures since February 14:49

    Law and Order:
    Black Caps paceman Matt Henry's been ruled out of the remainder of the West Indies tour due to a rub injury 14:49

    International:
    Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago was a 'nightmare' environment for housing classified documents, experts say 14:19

    Politics:
    A political commentator thinks bullying in Parliament is an ongoing problem 13:49

    Rugby:
    It's unclear this afternoon whether Ian Foster will be head coach of the All Blacks when they return home to face Argentina in a fortnight in Christchurch 13:29

    Soccer:
    Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville has launched a scathing attack on the club after their latest dismal result 13:19

    International:
    For Donald Trump, the week included FBI searches, civil investigations and social media campaigns 13:09

    Living & Travel:
    Farewell Fooey: Guardian of the ABC's PNG bureau, a friend to correspondents and an enemy of stray cats 12:59


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2022 New Zealand City Ltd