Two great-grandchildren of Prince Philip were touchingly named after him – but it is thought he never got the chance to meet them. Princess Eugenie and Zara Tindall both paid touching tributes to their beloved grandfather by choosing Philip for the middle names of their newborn sons earlier this year. Eugenie, 31, the
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Princess Anne and Prince Edward have paid tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh following his death, aged 99. In interviews recorded for broadcast after the Duke of Edinburgh’s death, the Princess Royal and the Earl of Wessex reflected on their loving relationship with their father and the nation’s longest serving consort.
At the personal insistence of Prince Philip there will not be a state funeral or a public lying in state but instead a far lower-key event known officially as a royal ceremonial funeral. Following today’s announcement the Queen is expected to give her formal approval to the details of the
Following the announcement that the Duke of Edinburgh had died at Windsor Castle this morning, an official statement was issued by the palace on the dot of 12pm. In the two hours since tributes have flocked in, from world leaders and celebrities. Visual tributes have also come from members
His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh, who has died aged 99, was the longest serving royal consort in British history and did more than anyone besides the Queen to ensure the extraordinary success of her reign. The first prince consort since Queen Victoria’s Albert (though the Duke of Edinburgh
The Queen announced the death of her “beloved husband” Prince Philip is a short statement. She revealed that the 99-year-old Duke of Edinburgh passed away peacefully at Windsor Castle this morning. A statement from Buckingham Palace said: “It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the
Boris Johnson today led the UK’s political leaders in paying tribute to Prince Philip as the Prime Minister said the country ‘gives thanks’ for his ‘extraordinary life and work’. Mr Johnson said ‘our nation’s thoughts must turn’ to the Queen and her family after Buckingham Palace announced the Duke of