Prince Philip, the Queen's husband, dies

Prince Philip, the Queen's husband, dies”

"I send my personal and deepest condolences - and those of @scotgov and the people of Scotland - to Her Majesty The Queen and her family".

The husband of Queen Elizabeth II was taken to hospital in Ferbruary.

Prince Philip was most associated with cricket, as president for two terms of the Lord's-based Marylebone Cricket Club, which is regarded as the guardian of the laws of the game. "My thoughts are with the British people and the Royal Family on the passing away of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh", Prime Minister Modi tweeted. "May his soul rest in peace", Modi said.

On behalf of everyone at West Ham United, Joint-Chairmen David Sullivan and David Gold expressed their sadness at Prince Philip's death and honest condolences to the Royal Family.

Morrison ordered flags to be flown at half-staff in Australia to honour the passing Friday of Prince Philip, who he said "embodied a generation that we will never see again". "God bless from all here in Australia", he said in a statement.

Buckingham Palace is in mourning after the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip died.

Opposition Labour leader, Keir Starmer called the queen and duke's marriage a "symbol of strength", adding that "it was a partnership that inspired millions in Britain and beyond".

The MCC flag
The MCC flag at Lord's where Prince Philip had often attended matches was flown at half-mast

"The Duke's commitment to a life of service which lasted more than six decades is an extraordinary legacy".

On Friday morning, the royals made the announcement via Twitter, writing "It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh".

Former US president George W Bush said the Prince had represented his country "with dignity".

Buckingham Palace said the Duke of Edinburgh had "passed away peacefully" at Windsor Castle on Friday morning.

"That was particularly the case in 2002, when West Ham United was given the honour of a visit during Her Majesty's Golden Jubilee tour, which included the opening of the West Stand at the Boleyn Ground".

He said Prince Philip was an environmentalist and "champion of the natural world long before it was fashionable".

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