April 16, 2020 / 10:29 PM / 4 months ago

Britain's Princess Beatrice cancels wedding amid coronavirus: media reports

FILE PHOTO: Britain's Princess Beatrice and property tycoon Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi attend the wedding ceremony of Jean-Christophe Napoleon Bonaparte and Olympia von Arco-Zinneberg at the Saint-Louis des Invalides Cathedral in Paris, France, October 19, 2019. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

(Reuters) - Queen Elizabeth’s granddaughter Princess Beatrice and her fiance Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi have canceled their royal wedding due to the lockdown in the United Kingdom amid the coronavirus pandemic, media reports said on Thursday.

Princess Beatrice had earlier in March scaled back her wedding plans and canceled a planned reception which was due to be held at Buckingham Palace in May.

"There are no plans to switch venues or hold a bigger wedding. They aren't even thinking about their wedding at this time. There will come a time to rearrange, but that's not yet", People magazine reported bit.ly/2XFticD, quoting a spokesperson for the couple.

The Buckingham Palace could not immediately be reached for a comment.

Reporting by Rama Venkat in Bengaluru; Editing by Chris Reese

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