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The life of Prince Philip, the Queens strength and stay video obituary   18%

Born on the island of Corfu, the man who once described himself as 'a discredited Balkan prince of no particular merit or distinction', the Duke of Edinburgh played a key role in the development of the modern monarchy in Britain. 

He lived a life of relentless royal duty, relinquishing his naval career to immerse himself in national life and carving out a unique public role. He could be blunt and outspoken to the point of offensiveness, but he was also charming, engaging and witty. 

Here's a look back at the life of Prince Philip, described by the Queen as her 'strength and stay for decades'.

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Sinn Fin president apologises for murder of Lord Mountbatten   -34%

Mary Lou McDonald says she is sorry the late Duke of Edinburgh’s uncle was killed by IRA bomb in 1979

The Sinn Féin president, Mary Lou McDonald, has apologised for the IRA’s 1979 murder of Lord Mountbatten, the Duke of Edinburgh’s uncle.

Speaking after the funeral of Prince Philip, she told Times Radio she was sorry that Mountbatten, 79, had been killed when the fishing boat he was on was blown up by an IRA bomb.

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Prince Philip: A final farewell in Windsor   15%

The day was inevitable. But with COVID placing restrictions on the Duke of Edinburgh's funeral, the memorial service seemed more surreal than many other royal events. Sertan Sanderson reports from London.

The Australians staying up to watch Prince Philips funeral   25%

The funeral of the Duke of Edinburgh on Saturday night is essential viewing for many Australians.

The fascinating history of royal family mourning dress codes  

There is a royal protocol for everything, and since the Duke of Edinburgh’s passing last week, we have become reacquainted with the customs of royal mourning.

BAFTAs 2021: Stars mix home and away for red carpet   -10%

With the UK in mourning following the passing of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and still under heavy COVID restrictions, Britain's annual film awards were a subdued affair.

Britains Prince Philip dies aged 99, prompting tributes from UK and abroad to extraordinary life   21%

Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth, has died aged 99, Buckingham Palace said on Friday.“It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh,” the palace said in a statement.“His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle. Further announcements will be made in due course. The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss.”He was admitted to…

Queen Elizabeth says Prince Philips death has left huge void in her life   19%

Queen Elizabeth has been left bereft at the death of her husband, Prince Philip, one of the couple’s sons said on Sunday, as prayers were said at memorial services across Britain.Prince Andrew said his 94-year-old mother was “incredibly stoic” but had been hit hard by the death of the Duke of Edinburgh at the age of 99 on Friday. Last year the couple celebrated 73 years of marriage.“She described it [his death] as having left a huge void in her life,” Andrew told broadcasters after a church…

Prince Philips funeral to be held at Windsor Castle on Saturday in a family service that will be closed to the public   -10%

Buckingham Palace officials say Prince Philip’s funeral will take place on Saturday at Windsor Castle in a family service that will be closed to the public.The palace said the Duke of Edinburgh took part in planning his funeral and the focus on family was in accordance with his wishes. The 99-year-old duke died on Friday.Prince Harry, who stepped away from royal duties last year and now lives in California, will attend the service along with other members of the royal family. His wife Meghan,…

The real story behind Prince Philips infamous slitty-eyed remark during 1986 China visit   -13%

Prince Philip’s remark to British students in China about them turning “slitty-eyed” always tops his list of gaffes, though the story behind it is far less well-known.The comment that kept coming back to haunt the Duke of Edinburgh, who died aged 99 on Friday, characterised his off-colour quips and rankled with him ever afterwards.It came on October 16, 1986 on the first and only British state visit to China, when the duke, the chancellor of Edinburgh University since 1953, met students from…

Prince Philip funeral: Minute's silence is held  

The Queen has led her family in mourning at the funeral of her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, in the grounds of Windsor Castle.

Prince Philip: Matt Smith and Tobias Menzies on playing the duke in The Crown  

What was it like to take on the part of the Duke of Edinburgh in the award-winning Netflix series?

Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II's husband and closest confidant and advisor, dies at 99  

The Duke of Edinburgh, Queen Elizabeth II's husband, was the undisputed master of the British royal household for more than seven decades.

See memorable moments from the funeral   12%

Queen Elizabeth II and members of the British royal family gathered at St. George's Chapel for the funeral of Prince Philip. Also known as the Duke of Edinburgh, Philip was married to the Queen for 73 years. CNN's Anna Stewart reports.

Prince Philip Is Memorialized In An Intimate Funeral Ceremony   17%

The Duke of Edinburgh, husband to Queen Elizabeth II for 73 years, was celebrated on Saturday. Only 30 people were allowed in St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle. The queen sat alone.