Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth has died, the Buckingham Palace said on Friday. He was 99.
“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. His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle,” the Palace tweeted.
It added that “further announcements will made in due course. The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss.”