Prince Philip

  • Former aide to Britain's Prince Philip charged with sex abuse 9 hours 41 minutes ago

    London: The former personal assistant of Britain's Prince Philip has been charged with sexually abusing a girl while he was working for the royal family in the 1970s, prosecutors said. Benjamin Herman, 79, was the personal assistant or "equerry" to the 93-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth from 1971 to 1974....
  • Queen smashes whisky, gives her name to Britain's biggest warship July 5, 2014

    London: Queen Elizabeth II smashed a bottle of whisky against Britain's biggest warship on Friday as she gave her name to the new aircraft carrier at a ceremony in Scotland. The 65,000-tonne HMS Queen Elizabeth is one of two carriers being built at a combined cost of £6.2 billion ($10.6...
  • Queen Elizabeth II visits 'Game of Thrones' set June 24, 2014

    London: Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh met cast and production members of HBO's hit TV show 'Game of Thrones' during a tour of their set in Belfast, Northern Ireland.The US television series is partly filmed in the city's Titanic Quarter and is a focal point for Northern...
  • UK: Prince Philip hospitalised for 'exploratory operation' June 7, 2013

    London: Prince Philip, the 91-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has been admitted to a hospital for an exploratory operation on his abdomen, a statement from the Buckingham Palace said. "His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh has been admitted to the London Clinic for an exploratory operation following abdominal investigations....
  • Queen Elizabeth II marks 60 years since coronation June 3, 2013

    London: Queen Elizabeth II kicked off the four-day Diamond Jubilee celebrations this weekend to mark 60 years since being officially crowned Queen of England. The 87-year-old monarch was joined by husband Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, at the Epsom Derby on Saturday, one of the key events in Britain's...
  • UK: Queen's husband Prince Philip in hospital August 16, 2012

    London: Queen Elizabeth II's husband, Prince Philip, was admitted to hospital on Wednesday with a recurrence of the bladder infection he suffered earlier this summer, Buckingham Palace said. Palace officials said he would likely stay in the hospital for a few days for investigation and treatment. The 91-year-old royal consort was hospitalised...
  • Princess Diana film 'Unlawful Killing' scrapped July 4, 2012

    London: Plans to release the controversial docu-film Unlawful Killing claiming Prince Philip was involved in the death of Princess Diana, has been scrapped. The Keith Allen directed documentary about the deaths of Diana and her boyfriend Dodi Al Fayed in a Paris car crash in 1997 claims the royal was...
  • UK's Prince Philip discharged from hospital June 10, 2012

    London: Prince Philip, the husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, left hospital on the eve of his 91st birthday on Saturday, five days after he was taken ill during celebrations to mark the monarch's 60 years on the throne. Looking relaxed and in good spirits, the Duke of Edinburgh smiled and shook...
  • NRI sex offender on Queen Elizabeth's royal barge June 8, 2012

    London: A 52-year-old Sikh, who was jailed in 1986 for posing as a doctor and sexually assaulting women, was a guest among many VIPs on the Royal Barge during Queen Elizabeth's River Pageant. British media identified him as Harbinder Singh Rana, who was jailed in the 1980s for sex offences....
  • UK: Queen's husband in hospital with bladder infection June 4, 2012

    London: Buckingham Palace says Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has been hospitalised with a bladder infection. Monday's announcement comes as the UK is celebrating the queen's Diamond Jubilee. On Sunday, Prince Philip joined the queen and senior royals on the River Thames in cold and blustery weather for a pageant...
  • Prince Philip critical, misses royal Christmas December 26, 2011

    London: Queen Elizabeth's 90-year-old husband spent Christmas Day in a hospital bed after successful surgery to clear a blocked heart artery, missing the royal family's celebrations at its rural Sandringham estate in eastern England. Buckingham Palace said Prince Philip, Britain's longest serving consort, was in "good spirits", but he is likely...
  • BBC training staff to announce Queen's death November 1, 2011

    London: The BBC is reportedly training all its news presenters how to announce the British Queen's death in case of the 85-year-old Monarch's demise. The Corporation was heavily criticised in the wake of the death of the Queen Mother in 2002, after veteran news reader Peter Sissons went on air...
  • British queen slips out for quiet date with hubby October 15, 2009

    London: Britain's Queen Elizabeth stunned theatre-goers in London this week when she and her husband slipped in to see a play unannounced and at the last minute, newspapers reported. The queen and Prince Philip apologetically squeezed past other theatre-goers to get into their seats for the West End production of World...
  • Prince Philip hospitalised for chest infection April 5, 2008

    New Delhi: Prince Philip, husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, was admitted to hospital on Friday because of a chest infection. The 86-year-old Duke of Edinburgh was taken to the King Edward VII's Hospital in London, revealed Buckingham Palace sources. The Prince's weekend engagements have all been cancelled. The Prince was...
  • UK's Prince Philip admitted to hospital April 4, 2008

    London: Prince Philip, the husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, was admitted to hospital on Friday with a chest infection, Buckingham Palace said. The 86-year-old prince, also known as the Duke of Edinburgh, was taken to King Edward VII's Hospital in London for assessment, the palace said, and all of his weekend...
  • Diana’s 'Crown Jewels’ are missing: Sister February 1, 2008

    London: Princess Diana’s sister has been ordered to search her family’s ancestral home for extremely sensitive documents that could expose the Royal Family. The coroner at the ongoing inquest into the princess’ death has asked Lady Sarah McCorquodale to organise a search of Althorp, the Spencer family’s home, for the documents,...