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Prince Philip: A turbulent childhood stalked by exile, mental illness and death

1 hour 26 min ago
In marrying, Philip was able to regain the "simple pleasures" of family life he had lost at eight.

Former Norwich North MP Ian Gibson dies aged 82

1 hour 39 min ago
Dr Gibson served as the MP for Norwich North from 1997 to 2009 when he was forced to resign.

Prince Philip: Sporting fixtures to pay tribute to Duke of Edinburgh

2 hours 6 min ago
Further tributes will be paid across the sporting weekend to Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, who died on Friday aged 99.

When the Queen was snapped 'giggling' at Prince Philip

3 hours 3 min ago
A royal occasion descended into bewilderment and chuckles after a swarm of bees descended.

Prince Philip: How the Royal Navy shaped the Duke of Edinburgh

3 hours 20 min ago
From his rescue as a toddler to thwarting wartime sea raids, the duke - and his outlook on life - was shaped by the navy.

In pictures: Tributes continue for the duke

4 hours 23 min ago
Tributes are being paid to the Duke of Edinburgh, after his death at the age of 99 at Windsor Castle

Covid-19: Palace urges crowds not to gather, and infections fall

5 hours 28 min ago
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Saturday morning.

Belfast riots: Police injured during another night of NI violence

5 hours 57 min ago
Police appeal for calm after more attacks on officers, this time in north Belfast.

Coronavirus: WHO chief criticises 'shocking' global vaccine divide

8 hours 35 min ago
Supply deals between wealthy nations risk worsening vaccine inequality, the health body says.

Prince Philip: Gun salutes planned across UK after Duke of Edinburgh dies aged 99

10 hours 19 min ago
The Duke of Edinburgh, Queen Elizabeth II's husband of 73 years, died on Friday at the age of 99.

Prince Philip: Family visits Buckingham Palace at 1am to lay flowers

10 hours 54 min ago
Alex and his two children came to lay flowers at 01:00 BST in memory of the Duke of Edinburgh.

From 'Porky' to goalie: Peru's presidential candidates

11 hours 51 min ago
Eighteen presidential candidates are trying to convince Peruvians tired of politics to vote for them.

Prince Philip: Every living US president pays respects

12 hours 3 min ago
The Duke of Edinburgh saw 18 presidents elected in his lifetime and met many of them with the Queen.

Race report: Boris Johnson urged to withdraw 'whitewashing' inquiry

12 hours 9 min ago
An open letter signed by 20,000 says a report into racial inequality "provoked national indignation".

LS Lowry Beach Scene bought for £162,500 for Berwick-upon-Tweed

12 hours 28 min ago
The "matchstick figures" artist, better known for his industrial scenes, used to holiday in Berwick.

South African artists struggle with Covid theatre closures

12 hours 43 min ago
The permanent closure of a top venue symbolises the struggle many performers are facing.

Sofagate: Turkey and the story of three presidents and only two chairs

13 hours 1 min ago
When European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen was left standing because of a lack of chairs in Turkey this week, she reacted with an audible "erm".

The Queen and Prince Philip: An enduring royal romance

13 hours 6 min ago
During their 73-year marriage, he was the Queen's public support and the person who knew her best.

Masters 2021: Justin Rose leads at Augusta National, Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson miss cut

13 hours 13 min ago
Justin Rose holds the lead heading into round three at the Masters but defending champion Dustin Johnson and Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy miss the cut.

Prince Philip: Matt Smith and Tobias Menzies on playing the duke in The Crown

13 hours 22 min ago
What was it like to take on the part of the Duke of Edinburgh in the award-winning Netflix series?