John Major says the Queen must be given ‘time and space’ to grieve

Sir John Major says the Queen must be given ‘time and space’ to grieve after death of Prince Philip as the ex-PM hopes the funeral will help heal royal family rift caused by Megxit because friction is ‘better ended as speedily as possible’ Sir John Major said the Queen must be ‘given some time and … Read more

The Queen is using her two new dogs to help cope with the grief of Prince Philip’s death

The Queen is using her two new dogs to help cope with the grief of Prince Philip’s death, friends say When Philip was hospitalised this year, it emerged Queen got two new puppies Queen has owned more than 30 dogs over years latest believed to be gifts Royal biographer says corgis have been intensely loyal … Read more

Gang of four ‘utterly trustworthy’ women rallying round the Queen in her moment of grief

A tearful Countess of Wessex yesterday described the Queen as ‘amazing’ as she and her husband Prince Edward comforted Her Majesty at Windsor Castle. The couple had been the first to visit the grieving Monarch, and as they left the castle Sophie was visibly upset. She is one of four loyal, discreet and ‘utterly trustworthy’ … Read more

Pope Francis pays tribute to Prince Philip in telegram to the Queen

Pope Francis today paid tribute to Prince Philip and praised him for his ‘distinguished record’ of public service and his devotion to his marriage and family. The leader of the Catholic Church said he was ‘saddened’ to learn of Prince Philip’s death on Friday at the age of 99 and offered his ‘heartfelt condolences’ to Her Majesty … Read more

Queen shares touching words about ‘devoted’ Prince Philip in new Instagram post

The Queen has shared a touching tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh – a day after her husband of 73 years died at Windsor Castle at the age of 99. An image, which shows Her Majesty, 94, sitting next to Prince Philip, was posted on the Royal Family’s social media along with a moving quote … Read more

‘The only man who could say to the Queen “Shut Up”‘: World media mourns Prince Philip

The world’s newspapers today mourned Prince Philip for his service to Britain and devotion to the Queen. The Duke of Edinburgh‘s death at Windsor Castle was announced by Her Majesty ‘with great sorrow’ on Friday, and as Britain began eight days of mourning, countries across the world paid homage to the steadfast prince. ‘A Prince … Read more

Baga Chipz takes break from social media after trolls abuse her over condolence message to the Queen

Drag Race UK star Baga Chipz has revealed she is taking a social media break after being trolled for sending the Queen a condolence message after the death of Prince Philip. Taking to Twitter on Friday, the TV personality, 30, explained: ‘I’m not in the right mental state for this type of abuse,’ before adding: … Read more

Prince Philip: How will the Queen cope without the man she has adored since she was a little girl?

She has, of course, been preparing herself for some time for the day Philip would no longer be there, but that doesn’t make it any easier. To her, they have spent an entire lifetime together. Lilibet was, after all, only 13 when she first properly met him, and from that very moment, in the words … Read more

ROBERT HARDMAN: The Queen became a truly great monarch because she had Prince Philip at her side

Theirs has been one of the great royal love stories of all time. In a thousand years of monarchy, their marriage outlasted that of every other Sovereign. And now, more than 150 years after the last great royal consort was taken from a very great queen, history has repeated itself. Just as ‘Victoria and Albert’ … Read more

Prince Philip dies: The distinguished military career the Duke of Edinburgh gave up for the Queen

Prince Philip’s attachment to the Armed Forces predated even his 73-year marriage to his beloved wife the Queen. The Duke of Edinburgh – who has died at the age of 99 – was highly-decorated during his distinguished military career – which he gave up in 1953 when the Queen ascended the throne. He joined the Royal Navy in 1939 and, by … Read more