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Prince Philip to step down from royal engagements

The Duke of Edinburgh is retiring from royal duties this autumn, Buckingham Palace has announced. The decision was made by Prince Philip himself and is supported by the Queen, a palace spokesman said. The duke, who turns 96 next month, will…

‘No cause for alarm’ after rumours over Queen Elizabeth

There is "no cause for alarm" over the health of Queen Elizabeth II and her husband after a meeting of all royal staff sparked frenzied speculation, a source told AFP Thursday. Television crews descended on Buckingham Palace at dawn after…