| 10.4°C Dublin

Queen cancels traditional family Christmas lunch

The Queen has cancelled her traditional pre-Christmas family party next week. A Buckingham Palace source confirmed the decision to call off the royal gathering, which comes as Covid cases spike as the Omicron variant spreads. It is understood the decision was taken as a precaution with the source suggesting it could put too many people’s Christmas arrangements at risk if it went ahead.

Most Watched Videos