The Duke of Edinburgh has died at the age of 99, Buckingham Palace has said. Kensington Palace, the household of Kate and William, retweeted the sad news shared by the official Royal Family account on its Twitter feed.
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are yet to issue an official response following the sad news.
Prince Philip passed away peacefully on Friday morning at Windsor Castle.
In a statement, Buckingham Palace said: “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.
“His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.
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Kensington Palace has reacted to the news on Twitter
“Further announcements will made in due course.
“The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss.”
This is a developing news story, more to follow.
Source: EXPRESS CO UK