Prince Philip in hospital

THE Duke of Edinburgh has been admitted to hospital with a chest infection, Buckingham Palace said today.A spokeswoman said Philip was taken to the King Edward VII's Hospital in central London for "assessment and treatment for a chest infection".

THE Duke of Edinburgh has been admitted to hospital with a chest infection, Buckingham Palace said today.

A spokeswoman said Philip was taken to the King Edward VII's Hospital in central London for "assessment and treatment for a chest infection".

"His Royal Highness's programme of engagements for the weekend have been cancelled', the spokeswoman added.


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