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Queen's traditional Balmoral welcome 'axed' amid monarch's mobility issues

The Queen’s said to have axed her usual Balmoral welcome event following her arrival at her Aberdeenshire estate in late July. Her Majesty has been suffering some health issues of late, which has led to the 96 year old missing out on a handful of events in recent months – including at her Platinum Jubilee.

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Princess Charlotte Makes Adorable Appearance at 2022 Commonwealth Games With Kate Middleton and Prince William
Princess Charlotte is already getting into the swing of her royal duties.Kate Middleton and Prince William's only daughter made a surprise appearance at the 2022 Commonwealth Games on Tuesday alongside her royal parents, marking the first time she has joined them for a public engagement without either of her two brothers. Sporting a striped black-and-white dress with a Peter Pan collar, the youngster was hard to miss sitting with her parents in the stands of the Sandwell Aquatics Centre for the swimming competition. The princess seemingly enjoyed her day out as she was photographed smiling with her mom, reacting to the competition and giving her dad an enthusiastic thumbs up. Some very special guests are in attendance today. A warm welcome to Birmingham, @KensingtonRoyal!#B2022pic.twitter.com/MQSNB47B37In addition to the swimming, Charlotte also joined her parents for a visit to SportsAid House, for which the Duchess of Cambridge serves as patron. The pint-sized royal shook hands with SportsAid CEO Tim Lawler and sat in a meeting with athletes at the house.  While Charlotte and her siblings don't typically join their parents for daily public engagements, the older two did make appearances at Queen Elizabeth's Platinum Jubilee events in June and for the Service of Thanksgiving held in March in honor of their late great-grandfather, Prince Philip. Just days ago, she joined her dad in a video message shared on social media for England's women's national football team, the Lionesses.
Terrifying moment '600kg' giant screen falls and crushes dancers on stage
READ MORE: Million people locked up and told don't leave under 'world's strictest lockdown'Video widely shared on social media shows the 4x4 metre screen break loose from the suspension cables and directly hit a dancer on the head and body.It then toppled and crushed another performer, who was standing behind him.Fans can be heard gasping and screaming in fear as the accident unfolds.Members of the band rushed over to offer help and called for the emergency service.Performers Momo Lee, 27, and TszFung Cheung, 25, were rushed to Queen Elizabeth hospital with injuries.For the latest breaking news and stories from across the globe from the Daily Star, sign up for our newsletter by clicking here.The former was in intensive care after suffering neck injuries while the latter was in a stable condition.John Lee, Hong Kong's new chief executive, said in a statement on Friday (July 29): "I am shocked by the incident. I express sympathy to those who were injured and hope that they would recover soon."He also asked the leisure department and other agencies to investigate the accident and "review the safety requirements of similar performance activities".Concert organiser Makerville and MusicNation apologised to the public and cancelled the remaining shows until they have a "full investigation report".Fans were left shaken by the incident as some shared their thoughts on social media.One said: "Praying for the injured dancers and get well soon", while a second added: "We are here for you, please get well soon, you can make it!"Expert KokKeung Lo estimated the screen to weigh about 600kg and said it could be a fatal incident.He added: "The force is comparable to a taxi running to you at a speed of 52kpm.
Princess Beatrice left red-faced at Glastonbury as her card is declined three times
Princess Beatrice was hit with an awkward blunder at Glastonbury Festival as her card was declined at the bar.The granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth was celebrating the most popular festival in the UK with thousands of other revellers as she opted for a luxurious bar to pick up some refreshments.Princess Beatrice queued up at the Pony Bistro restaurant in Glastonbury to order, but was quickly left red-faced as her card was declined three times as she tried to pay for her goods.READ MORE: Glastonbury fans amazed TLC 'haven't aged' after their youthful appearance on stageA source told Daily Star: "She tried to pay by card but it got declined three times" at the Michelin star restaurant.However, it didn't dull her spirits as Beatrice joined her husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi among the crowds at the festival.Beatrice fit in with the many revellers on day one of the famous music event as she wore a khaki shirt dress paired with some black sunnies and white trainers.Meanwhile Edoardo cut a casual attire in black jeans a white shirt and a black jacket as the pair mixed in with the rest of the crowd and wandered through the fields.Beatrice's appearance at the festival came shortly after she attended a very glamorous event at the Alchemist's Feast - a summer party and fundraiser for the National Gallery's Bicentenary campaign. The music-filled weekend is certainly a stretch from her glamorous exterior just days prior - but she's not the first royal to make an appearance at Glastonbury.
Johnny Depp announces album with Jeff Back after Amber Heard trial
Video: Johnny Depp fuels speciation he won't return to court as he appears on stage with Jeff Beck again (Bang Showbiz)George Ezra says he is nervous about Platinum Jubilee concertQueen Elizabeth's walking stick was a gift from the British Army!Sir Elton John insists he is in top health after being pictured in wheelchair ahead of Jubilee performanceShamed Prince Andrew pulls out of his only public Jubilee appearanceKate Middleton pays tribute to Princess DianaSir Rod Stewart: Queen Elizabeth 'has been almost like a sister'Morbius is returning to theatresDoctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness Disney+ release date revealedBrian May worries fans by admitting his whole body hurts ahead of Jubilee appearanceKim Jong-Un sends congratulations to Queen over her 70-year reignSharon Osbourne admits she was shocked Johnny Depp won his court case against Amber HeardThe Wanted announce they have cancelled their first gig since band mate Tom Parker's deathJada Pinkett Smith hopes her husband and Chris Rock will 'reconcile'Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson consider 'moving in together'Depp added: “It’s an extraordinary honour to play and write music with Jeff, one of the true greats and someone I am now privileged enough to call my brother. ”The album features two original songs written by Depp – This Is A Song For Miss Hedy Lamarr, about the early Hollywood starlet, and Sad Mother***in’ Parade.