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Statue of Prince Philip may stand in Trafalgar Square after his death

A memorial statue of 98-year-old Prince Philip is being proposed for the fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square which would be commissioned after his death, according to the Sunday Times. This is seen as the prime spot and would be placed where a giant blue rooster, large thumb and naked man once stood. If approved, it would end twenty years of modern art displays on the spot. Since 1998, rotating…
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Duke of Edinburgh passes on patronage to Countess of Wessex

It has been announced the Duke of Edinburgh officially handed over the patronage of The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) to the Countess of Wessex. The duke took on the role of patron of the organisation, which serves as the professional body for management and leadership, in 1992.  However, he was involved with the CMI as an Honorary Fellow since 1969, making 2019 his 50th year of service to…
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So why do royals not wear seatbelts?

Last week, Prince Phillip made headlines as he decided to not wear a seatbelt just days after having a car accident. Sitting behind the wheel with not being buckled in caused quite the controversy. But there may be a reason as to why royals don’t always wear…
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The Queen sends message to Prince Philip's car crash victim

Her Majesty The Queen has sent a message to Emma Fairweather, one of the people in the Kia that crashed with Prince Philip’s Land Rover last week on the A149 near the Sandringham Estate in Norfolk. Ms Fairweather, who suffered a broken wrist as a result of the accident, exclusively revealed to the Mirror that Her Majesty reached out to her via her most trusted lady-in-waiting, Mary…
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What will happen if Prince Philip outlives The Queen?

With Prince Philip a young 97 year old, it is hard to imagine a world without him. Even harder to believe what is what it would be like if his younger wife, Her Majesty The Queen, coming in at 92 years old was to die before him. However, anything is possible, so what would happen if Prince Philip became the first husband to outlive his Queen. Both George of Denmark, who became Duke of Cumberland…
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