Good evening. The Princess of Wales has had abdominal surgery and will not return to royal duties until after Easter. Separately, the King is being treated for an enlarged prostate and will go into hospital next week.
King to have prostate treatment as Princess of Wales undergoes surgery
Kensington Palace said the Princess would remain in hospital for up to two weeks and is unlikely to return to work for at least another two months. Elsewhere, Buckingham Palace announced that the King is being treated for an enlarged prostate. He will be treated in hospital next week and has postponed scheduled public engagements.
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