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Loyal prince who brought human touch to royal pomp

London - Britain's Prince Philip, the 96-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has been a constant and mischievous presence at thousands of official royal functions.

Britain's Prince Philip to retire this week

London - Prince Philip, the 96-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II, will retire this week, conducting the last of more than 22,200 solo public engagements, the palace said Monday.

Britain's Prince Philip, 96, in hospital with infection

London - Prince Philip, the 96-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has been admitted to hospital as a "precautionary measure" for treatment of an infection, Buckingham Palace said Wednesday.

Britain's Prince Philip, 96, in hospital with infection

London - Prince Philip, the 96-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has been admitted to hospital as a "precautionary measure" for treatment of an infection, Buckingham Palace said Wednesday.

Prince Philip, the 'strength' behind Britain's throne

London - Prince Philip, whose retirement from public duties was announced Thursday, has been Queen Elizabeth II's loyal husband for almost 70 years but has often hit the headlines for his salty off-the-cuff comments.

Ten key dates in the life of Britain's Prince Philip

London - Here are 10 key dates in the life of Britain's Prince Philip, after Buckingham Palace announced that he would step down from official duties later this year:June 10, 1921 -- Prince Philippos of Greece and Denmark is born on a kitchen table in on Corfu....

He said what? Prince Philip in quotes

London - Britain's Prince Philip, who is to retire from public engagements at the age of 95, earned a reputation for his off-the-cuff remarks during his long career as the queen's consort.

He said what? Prince Philip in quotes

London - Britain's Prince Philip, who is to retire from public engagements at the age of 95, earned a reputation for his off-the-cuff remarks during his long career as the queen's consort.

He said what? Prince Philip in quotes

London - Britain's Prince Philip, who is to retire from public engagements at the age of 95, earned a reputation for his off-the-cuff remarks during his long career as the queen's consort.

Britain's Prince Philip, 95, to retire from public duties

London - Britain's Prince Philip, the 95-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II, will retire from public engagements later this year, Buckingham Palace said Thursday in a surprise announcement.

Britain's Prince Philip to retire from public engagements

London - Britain's Prince Philip, the 95-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II, will retire from public engagements later this year, Buckingham Palace said Thursday.The decision was taken with the full support of the monarch, the palace said in a statement.

Prince Philip, the 'strength' behind Britain's throne

London - Britain's Prince Philip, who turns 95 on Friday, has been Queen Elizabeth II's constant companion for almost 70 years, offending and amusing in equal measure with his salty off-the-cuff comments and gaffes.

Top South African evolution scientist dies at 86

Johannesburg - Top South African paleoanthropologist, Professor Philip Tobias, described by Nelson Mandela as an “iconic scientist”, has died in Johannesburg after a bout with illness at age 86.

Prince Philip taken to hospital with chest pains

Prince Philip has been taken to hospital after suffering chest pain, and was successfully treated for a blocked coronary artery.

Archaeologists discover tomb of Jesus's disciple

Izmir - The tomb of a disciple of Jesus of Nazareth has been discovered by archaeologists in Denizli, western Turkey under a newly-unearthed church in what was once the ‘city of priests’, Hieropolis.

Prince Philip to mark 90th birthday in June

London - Prince Philip will turn 90 on June10 but, because he is busy with official engagements that day, a special service to mark his birthday will be held two days later.

Prince Philip asks politician if she's wearing tartan knickers

Edinburgh - When the Duke of Edinburgh saw that many of the male politicians attending a papal reception were wearing tartan ties, he asked the female Scottish Consevative leader if she had tartan knickers.
 

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Chairman of the South African Air Force Association  Philip Weyers  salutes fallen comrades.
Chairman of the South African Air Force Association, Philip Weyers, salutes fallen comrades.
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Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
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Performance artist Philip Jagger, a distant relative of the famed Rolling Stones singer, performs at a 2013 Art's Birthday event in Edmonton, Canada.
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The traditional  martyrium  of Saint Philip in Heliopolis  modern-day Turkey.
The traditional "martyrium" of Saint Philip in Heliopolis, modern-day Turkey.
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Professor Philip Tobias  Wits Universtiy TV screen capture.
Professor Philip Tobias, Wits Universtiy TV screen capture.
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