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The Duchess of Edinburgh opens NHS's first orthopaedic centre for veterans

The Duchess of Edinburgh has officially opened The Headley Court Veterans’ Orthopaedic Centre, the NHS’s first orthopaedic centre entirely dedicated to military veterans. On Tuesday, 4 April, Her Royal Highness arrived at The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, the Shropshire facility that houses the new centre. There, she was welcomed by Lieutenant Colonel Carl Meyer…
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The new Duke of Edinburgh is emotional as he speaks of his Duchess on special visit to city

The new Duke of Edinburgh seemed almost overcome with emotion as he visited the city. Prince Edward arrived in the Scottish capital just hours after it was announced that King Charles III had given him the title born for over seven decades by their father, Prince Philip. And as he spoke at the City Chambers, he seemed to struggle for words before trying to suppress emotion in his voice as he…
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Read Buckingham Palace's statement in full regarding the Duke of Edinburgh

Buckingham Palace has announced that Prince Edward has become the Duke of Edinburgh to mark the occasion of his 59th birthday. The King conferred the title on his younger brother, as was the wish of his father, Prince Philip, who had previously held the title for 74 years. The news means that Edward’s wife, Sophie, becomes Duchess of Edinburgh, with their 15-year-old son, James, taking…
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The history of the Dukedom of Edinburgh

There is a brand new Duke of Edinburgh. King Charles III has created the Dukedom again for his younger brother, Prince Edward, fulfilling the wish of the most famous holder of the title, their father, Prince Philip. It’s another chapter in the long and varied history…
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Sophie cuddles rabbits in the New Forest in her final engagement as Countess of Wessex

The Duchess of Edinburgh made some furry friends in the New Forest after opening a new climate centre at Beaulieu. In what was her final ever engagement as the Countess of Wessex before The King conferred Prince Edward the Dukedom of Edinburgh, Her Royal Highness met some furry friends. The Fort Climate Centre is committed to raising awareness of climate change and its potentially…
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