There was widespread speculation about why an emergency meeting had been called at Buckingham Palace.
Millions stayed up all night waiting on an announcement from Buckingham Palace, me included. We’re all nuts! So the big news is Buckingham Palace has now announced that Prince Philip will retire in the Autumn, standing down from any future public engagements.
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