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A new royal record for Prince Philip

The Duke of Edinburgh has become a royal record breaker. Again. He is now the longest lived descendant of Queen Victoria. Prince Philip, born on June 10th 1921 in Corfu, overtook Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone who was one of Queen Victoria’s granddaughters. She lived to the ripe old age of 97 years and 313 days and saw six monarchs, including her granny, on the throne.  As the clock chimed…
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The Duke of Edinburgh will not be prosecuted over car crash

The Crown Prosecution Service has said that the Duke of Edinburgh will not face prosecution following the car crash at Sandringham last month. In a statement, the CPS says that it is not within the public interest to prosecute the 97-year-old. Chris Long, Chief Crown Prosecutor for CPS East of England, said: “The CPS has carefully reviewed material submitted by the police in relation to a…
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Prince Philip: "I am deeply sorry"

The Duke of Edinburgh has contacted the passenger of the Kia which he was involved in a collision with last week expressing his sorrow over the incident. In the letter addressed to Emma Fairweather which has since been published in the Sunday Mirror, the 97-year-old said that he was sorry for the part he played in the incident, explaining that the sun dazzled his view. He added that he was…
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Is Prince Philip above the law?

Following the Duke of Edinburgh’s car crash on Thursday and the subsequent pictures which emerged showing him driving without a seatbelt, we have been inundated with readers asking us whether Prince Philip is above the law. Here, we will try and explain. Short Answer: No Long answer: There has been a lot of misinformation spread around that the Duke of Edinburgh is somehow above the law…
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