May 4, 2017 / 9:11 AM / 9 months ago

Prince Philip, 95, to cease royal duties in autumn - palace

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth, is to permanently stand down from royal duties in the autumn, Buckingham Palace said in a statement on Thursday.

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The palace said the queen would continue to carry out her full programme of engagements.

Reporting by Michael Holden and Kate Holton, writing by Alistair Smout; Editing by Estelle Shirbon

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