Britain’s aged Prince Philip to cease royal duties

Queen Elisabeth II to carry on as usual

HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh entrusts new regimental colours to Lieutenant Bronson Peacock from 3rd Battalion of The Royal Canadian Regiment at a Queen's Park ceremony in Toronto April 27, 2013. REUTERS/Fred Thornhill - Wam.

LONDON 5 May 2017: Britain’s Prince Philip, husband of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II, is to permanently stand down from royal duties in the autumn, Reuters has reported.

Buckingham Palace said in a statement on Thursday that the Queen would continue to carry out her full programme of engagements, said Wam.

By Angel Chan