UK's Prince Philip to retire from royal duties

The husband of Queen Elizabeth II is stepping down from all royal duties later in the year. Prince Philip - the Duke of Edinburgh - turns 96 next month and is retiring from his programme of events.

    The husband of Queen Elizabeth II is stepping down from all royal duties later in the year.

    Prince Philip - the Duke of Edinburgh - turns 96 next month and is retiring from his programme of events.

    But, Buckingham Palace says there'll be no change to the engagements the Queen will carry out.

    Al Jazeera's Barnaby Phillips reports from Buckingham Palace.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    John Pilger Q&A: 'US missiles are pointed at China'

    John Pilger Q&A: 'US missiles are pointed at China'

    Journalist John Pilger thinks the US and China might be on the path to war. "My film is a warning," he says.

    Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

    Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

    No country in the world recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

    Sadly but frankly, Donald Trump is not going anywhere

    Sadly but frankly, Donald Trump is not going anywhere

    Trump isn't going to be impeached by this or perhaps any future Congress as currently constituted.