Prince of Wales to attend 65th D-Day anniversary

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The Prince of Wales is to attend the 65th anniversary celebrations of D-Day after the intervention of President Obama, The Daily Telegraph can disclose.

The change of heart came after White House officials put pressure on the French government to invite the Queen who was kept off the original guest list by President Sarkozy.

But Buckingham Palace, after hasty talks with Downing Street, is to announce that the Prince of Wales will represent the Queen at the D-Day commemorations in Normandy.

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