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‘Overwhelming feeling of sadness’ as armed forces bid farewell

‘Overwhelming feeling of sadness’ as armed forces bid farewell

‘Overwhelming feeling of sadness’ as armed forces bid farewell

17 April 2021

Servicemen spoke fondly of the duke, praising him as an ‘absolutely amazing servant to this country’.


Hundreds gather to watch mounted troops ride to Windsor Castle

Hundreds gather to watch mounted troops ride to Windsor Castle

Hundreds gather to watch mounted troops ride to Windsor Castle

17 April 2021

Some regretted the impact the coronavirus restrictions are having on Philip’s funeral while others praised the royal family for setting an example.


PM and Cop President to step up climate advocacy to coincide with US summit

PM and Cop President to step up climate advocacy to coincide with US summit

PM and Cop President to step up climate advocacy to coincide with US summit

17 April 2021

Boris Johnson is due to call for more action at a global leaders’ meeting being chaired by US President Joe Biden.


Wreath sent to duke’s funeral offers sincere condolences from Wales

Wreath sent to duke’s funeral offers sincere condolences from Wales

Wreath sent to duke’s funeral offers sincere condolences from Wales

17 April 2021

The wreath is accompanied by a message from the First Minister of Wales on behalf of the Welsh people.


Who’s who on the guest list for the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral?

Who’s who on the guest list for the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral?

Who’s who on the guest list for the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral?

17 April 2021

The mourners will gather in St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle


Man charged with trespassing at Buckingham Palace with knife

Man charged with trespassing at Buckingham Palace with knife

Man charged with trespassing at Buckingham Palace with knife

17 April 2021

Police arrested a 46-year-old man who was attempting to enter through a gate at the rear of the royal residence.


Public ‘missing out’ with duke’s funeral scaled down because of pandemic

Public ‘missing out’ with duke’s funeral scaled down because of pandemic

Public ‘missing out’ with duke’s funeral scaled down because of pandemic

17 April 2021

Members of the public in Windsor expressed regrets at the restrictions but praised the royal family for setting an example.


In Pictures: Windsor remembers Duke of Edinburgh on day of his funeral

In Pictures: Windsor remembers Duke of Edinburgh on day of his funeral

In Pictures: Windsor remembers Duke of Edinburgh on day of his funeral

17 April 2021

Philip’s insignia, laid out on the altar of St George’ Chapel, provided a reminder of his family links and his many roles in the nation’s life.


Latest updates from the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral

Latest updates from the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral

Latest updates from the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral

17 April 2021

The Queen is leading a small group of close family and friends at the service for her husband of 73 years.


Final preparations under way for Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral

Final preparations under way for Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral

Final preparations under way for Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral

17 April 2021

A small group of Philip’s close family and friends will attend a televised funeral service at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle at 3pm.


Vaccine immunity ‘won’t just disappear’ in face of Covid variants – JCVI expert

Vaccine immunity ‘won’t just disappear’ in face of Covid variants – JCVI expert

Vaccine immunity ‘won’t just disappear’ in face of Covid variants – JCVI expert

17 April 2021

It comes after warnings were issued from a leading scientist that new coronavirus variants could set back the UK’s lockdown easing.


Poet laureate writes elegy for the Duke of Edinburgh

Poet laureate writes elegy for the Duke of Edinburgh

Poet laureate writes elegy for the Duke of Edinburgh

17 April 2021

The poem pays tribute to Philip’s distinguished career in the Royal Navy.


Philip’s ‘unwavering loyalty’ to Queen to be hailed at funeral

Philip’s ‘unwavering loyalty’ to Queen to be hailed at funeral

Philip’s ‘unwavering loyalty’ to Queen to be hailed at funeral

17 April 2021

The funeral service for the Duke of Edinburgh will begin at 3pm.


Disabled woman says Duke of Edinburgh’s Award transformed her life

Disabled woman says Duke of Edinburgh’s Award transformed her life

Disabled woman says Duke of Edinburgh’s Award transformed her life

17 April 2021

Myah Richards, who has cerebral palsy, said doing the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award increased her confidence and spurred her on to do new things.


Pupils at Duke of Edinburgh’s boarding school to lead tributes in Scotland

Pupils at Duke of Edinburgh’s boarding school to lead tributes in Scotland

Pupils at Duke of Edinburgh’s boarding school to lead tributes in Scotland

17 April 2021

Official state commemorations are limited due to coronavirus restrictions.


Twitter confirms outage and says users will ‘be back on timeline soon’

Twitter confirms outage and says users will ‘be back on timeline soon’

Twitter confirms outage and says users will ‘be back on timeline soon’

17 April 2021

The company said: ‘Tweets may not be loading for some of you.’


What the papers say – April 17

What the papers say – April 17

What the papers say – April 17

16 April 2021

The Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral and good news for pregnant women are splashed across the nation’s front pages.


Fears Indian Covid variant could ‘scupper’ road map as UK cases dwindle

Fears Indian Covid variant could ‘scupper’ road map as UK cases dwindle

Fears Indian Covid variant could ‘scupper’ road map as UK cases dwindle

16 April 2021

While Britain’s virus rate continues to fall, there has been a sharp spike in Covid-19 numbers across the globe.


Duke of Edinburgh funeral: Order of Service in full

Duke of Edinburgh funeral: Order of Service in full

Duke of Edinburgh funeral: Order of Service in full

16 April 2021

The service is led by the Right Reverend David Conner, KCVO, Dean of Windsor.


Warm afternoon expected for Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral

Warm afternoon expected for Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral

Warm afternoon expected for Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral

16 April 2021

The funeral is taking place at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle on Saturday at 3pm


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