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Britain's Prince Philip to step down from royal duties

Britain's Prince Philip to step down from royal duties

Prince Philip, the 95-year-old husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, is to retire from carrying out royal engagements later this year, Buckingham Palace announced on Thursday.

Prince Charles visits earthquake-hit Italian town

Prince Charles visits earthquake-hit Italian town

Britain's Prince Charles paid a visit on Sunday to one of the towns in central Italy devastated by a major earthquake last August, a day after locals protested against the government because of aid delays.

Queen Elizabeth II begins three days of birthday celebrations

Queen Elizabeth II begins three days of birthday celebrations

A beaming Queen Elizabeth II greeted flag-waving crowds outside St Paul's Cathedral on Friday despite being delayed by London's traffic as she made her way to celebrate her official 90th birthday.

British royals hike to mountain monastery in Bhutan

British royals hike to mountain monastery in Bhutan

Britain's Duke and Duchess of Cambridge trekked to a Buddhist monastery on a mountainside in Bhutan, going one better than the duke's father, Prince Charles.