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What we know about Philip’s funeral and the days ahead

What we know about Philip’s funeral and the days ahead

What we know about Philip’s funeral and the days ahead

10 April 2021

The duke died peacefully in his sleep on Friday at the age of 99.


Military will play key role in Philip’s funeral at Windsor Castle

Military will play key role in Philip’s funeral at Windsor Castle

Military will play key role in Philip’s funeral at Windsor Castle

10 April 2021

On the grass in the Quadrangle will be representative detachments drawn from Philip’s military special relationships.


Timeline of Duke of Edinburgh’s final farewell

Timeline of Duke of Edinburgh’s final farewell

Timeline of Duke of Edinburgh’s final farewell

10 April 2021

The palace has revealed the arrangements for the funeral, which includes a national minute’s silence.


Queen Mother’s ceremonial royal funeral cost more than £5.4m

Queen Mother’s ceremonial royal funeral cost more than £5.4m

Queen Mother’s ceremonial royal funeral cost more than £5.4m

10 April 2021

The Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral will also be a ceremonial royal occasion but arrangements have changed because of the pandemic.


Philip helped design modified Land Rover which will carry his coffin

Philip helped design modified Land Rover which will carry his coffin

Philip helped design modified Land Rover which will carry his coffin

10 April 2021

The Land Rover will process from the state entrance of Windsor Castle to St George’s Chapel just before his funeral on Saturday.


Queen will remain committed to royal duties after Philip’s death, says expert

Queen will remain committed to royal duties after Philip’s death, says expert

Queen will remain committed to royal duties after Philip’s death, says expert

10 April 2021

Philip retired from public life in 2017, and since then the Queen has been joined a number of times by her grandchildren at official events.


Public told to stay away from Windsor Castle during Philip’s funeral

Public told to stay away from Windsor Castle during Philip’s funeral

Public told to stay away from Windsor Castle during Philip’s funeral

10 April 2021

Businesses were told they are not expected to close during the period of national mourning.


Former Big Brother contestant Nikki Grahame dies aged 38

Former Big Brother contestant Nikki Grahame dies aged 38

Former Big Brother contestant Nikki Grahame dies aged 38

10 April 2021

She appeared on the reality show in 2006.


Charles pays tribute to ‘dear Papa’ as funeral details announced

Charles pays tribute to ‘dear Papa’ as funeral details announced

Charles pays tribute to ‘dear Papa’ as funeral details announced

10 April 2021

The Queen has decided the royal family will enter two weeks of royal mourning, and engagements will continue appropriate to the circumstances.


Charles pays tribute to ‘much-loved and appreciated’ father

Charles pays tribute to ‘much-loved and appreciated’ father

Charles pays tribute to ‘much-loved and appreciated’ father

10 April 2021

The Prince of Wales has spoken about his father the Duke of Edinburgh following his death on Friday.


Pregnant Meghan will not attend Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral after medical advice

Pregnant Meghan will not attend Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral after medical advice

Pregnant Meghan will not attend Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral after medical advice

10 April 2021

The Duke of Sussex will be making the journey


St George’s Chapel: 15th century funeral venue steeped in royal history

St George’s Chapel: 15th century funeral venue steeped in royal history

St George’s Chapel: 15th century funeral venue steeped in royal history

10 April 2021

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were married at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle in 2018.


Final farewell to Duke of Edinburgh set for April 17

Final farewell to Duke of Edinburgh set for April 17

Final farewell to Duke of Edinburgh set for April 17

10 April 2021

Philip died peacefully in his sleep at Windsor Castle on Friday, two months before his 100th birthday.


New cub hopes after sole UK female giant panda artificially inseminated

New cub hopes after sole UK female giant panda artificially inseminated

New cub hopes after sole UK female giant panda artificially inseminated

10 April 2021

Tian Tian underwent the procedure at Edinburgh Zoo during her annual health check.


Vigil held in Bristol for mother and daughter found dead in Scotland

Vigil held in Bristol for mother and daughter found dead in Scotland

Vigil held in Bristol for mother and daughter found dead in Scotland

10 April 2021

Bennylyn Burke and her daughter Jellica had previously enjoyed picnics with friends in Brandon Hill, Bristol.


In profile: The Duke of Edinburgh’s mother Princess Alice

In profile: The Duke of Edinburgh’s mother Princess Alice

In profile: The Duke of Edinburgh’s mother Princess Alice

10 April 2021

She was formally recognised by the State of Israel for her bravery in harbouring a Jewish mother and some of her children from the Nazis.


Who might attend the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral?

Who might attend the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral?

Who might attend the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral?

10 April 2021

Current coronavirus guidelines restrict the guest list to just 30 people, including the Queen.


Funeral could help royals heal ‘tension and broken relationships’, says cardinal

Funeral could help royals heal ‘tension and broken relationships’, says cardinal

Funeral could help royals heal ‘tension and broken relationships’, says cardinal

10 April 2021

The Duke of Sussex is likely to attend his grandfather’s funeral but it is not known if he will be joined by wife Meghan, who is pregnant.


William steps down from Bafta ceremonies after grandfather’s death

William steps down from Bafta ceremonies after grandfather’s death

William steps down from Bafta ceremonies after grandfather’s death

10 April 2021

The main Bafta ceremony on Sunday will be hosted by Dermot O’Leary and Edith Bowman.


Family and friends supporting the Queen in her time of grief

Family and friends supporting the Queen in her time of grief

Family and friends supporting the Queen in her time of grief

10 April 2021

The Queen’s children have been visiting her at Windsor Castle.


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