Guard collapses during royal visit

Last updated 12:25 31/03/2011
Guard collapses during royal visit
Reuters

OVERCOME: Spain's Princess Letizia watches as a member of the honour guard is assisted after passing out during a parade marking the arrival of Britain's Prince Charles at the Pardo Palace.

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A Spanish honour guard fainted dramatically during a greeting ceremony for Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, collapsing face-first on the palace path

The  member of the honour guard  passed out on the path of Pardo Palace outside Madrid, in front of Spain's Princess Letizia and Crown Prince Felipe during a parade marking the arrival of the British royalty on Wednesday.

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, are in Spain for an official visit.

The visit to Spain is the second leg of a three-country trip for the Royals, which also includes Portugal and Morocco.

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