THE QUEEN was spotted standing unaided with the president of Switzerland at Windsor Castle today – as she held an in-person audience.
In what fans of the Monarch will see as a huge positive update to her health, she held her first official engagement after a week-long break on the Sandringham estate.
The Monarch smiled broadly as she shook hands and posed for photographs with Ignazio Cassis and his wife Paola in the castle’s Oak Room.
And eagle-eyed fans spotted that she stood without her walking stick, dressed in a blue and grey paisley-style patterned silk dress.
A fruit-themed sapphire and 16 diamond grape brooch also adorned her dress.
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