Prince Philip

PM offers condolences to The Royal Family

The Prime Minister said The Duke accompanied Her Majesty to Papua New Guinea on various Royal visits over the years, and these visits will be fondly held and cherished by the people of Papua New Guinea.

The Royal Family has released details of The Duke’s funeral.

It will take place this Saturday 17 April 2021 at 3pm in St George’s Chapel, Windsor. 

The Duke’s funeral will be a Ceremonial Royal Funeral, the same as for Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, rather than a State Funeral.

GG offers condolence to Royal family

Grand Chief Sir Bob said the passing of Prince Philip marks a sad day in history not only for the Royal family but also the Commonwealth of Nations, of which Papua New Guinea is a part of.

He remarked on the long and outstanding service rendered by the Duke of Edinburgh over the last 70 years as nothing short of remarkable and a reflection of outstanding loyal service to the Queen, country and the Commonwealth.

“The passing of the Duke of Edinburgh HRH Prince Philip marks a sad day in our history,” he stated.

William 'proud' of Queen and Philip for having coronavirus jab

In a video call with frontline workers, Prince William offered his congratulations and described the programme as "tremendous" saying it didn't "just happen".

Staff joked they had been "thinking and dreaming" of vaccines all day and night with some describing working seven-day weeks.

The duke also praised his grandparents, the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, for stepping up and getting the vaccine.


Prince Philip to step down from carrying out royal engagements

Prince Philip, who turns 96 in June, made the decision himself and the Queen supported him, a spokesman said.

"I'm sorry to hear you're standing down", one man told him at a royal lunch on Thursday. "Well, I can't stand up much," the duke quipped.

The duke will attend already scheduled engagements between now and August but will not accept new invitations.

The Queen "will continue to carry out a full programme of official engagements", the palace said.

Prince Philip caught on camera swearing at photographer

The husband of Queen Elizabeth II has been caught apparently using the F-word during a photo shoot.

PhIlip can be heard on a video clip telling a photographer to "just take the f---ing picture" as members of the royal family posed with Battle of Britain veterans.

Queen Elizabeth II heads to Frankfurt on Germany state visit

Church bells rang and a Frankfurt children's choir sang for the 89-year-old monarch and her husband, Prince Philip, as they visited the church and met more than 100 local citizens.

The royal couple then walked on a red carpet over to city hall where they had lunch with dignitaries, featuring local specialties from Hesse state and wines from the region. The queen waved to a crowd in the square outside from the building's balcony — often used in the past by German soccer teams to celebrate winning titles.

Queen Elizabeth II begins state visit to Germany

The 89-year-old monarch and her husband Prince Philip, 94, received a red-carpet welcome as they left their jet at Tegel airport on a grey Berlin evening. A German military honor guard lined their route to their car, while artillery fired a 21-gun salute and fighter jets overflew the area in tribute.

The two shook hands with the British ambassador and others before walking to their waiting limousine to take them to the capital's Hotel Adlon, which overlooks the historic Brandenburg Gate.