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Old 09.04.2021, 13:08
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Duke of Edinburgh has died

It says on the German radio news. Nothing yet on the bbc app
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Old 09.04.2021, 13:09
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Re: Duke of Edinburgh has died

BBC confirms. 99 years old!
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Old 09.04.2021, 13:10
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Re: Duke of Edinburgh has died

Confirmed by BBC.
Just short of his hundredth birthday.
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Old 09.04.2021, 13:12
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Re: Duke of Edinburgh has died

Yeah, husband's just heard it on the BBC tv news. RIP Your Highness.
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Oh no. Sad news indeed. May he rest in peace

I always admired the marriage the Queen and him had. They went through so much together and it was obvious that they loved each other. very much.

I am sad for her Majesty
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Re: Duke of Edinburgh has died

Like Denis Thatcher he was always in his wife's shadow but no doubt a huge support.



RIP
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Old 09.04.2021, 13:55
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BBC confirms. 99 years old!
Just one more year and he would have received a postcard from his wife.
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Old 09.04.2021, 14:00
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Just one more year and he would have received a postcard from his wife.
Well, in June this year actually.
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Old 09.04.2021, 14:26
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Re: Duke of Edinburgh has died

What was the name of the band he played in ??
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Old 09.04.2021, 14:37
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Re: Duke of Edinburgh has died

Sad news, any consort has difficult moments but he always had a good sense of humour.
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What was the name of the band he played in ??
We all have a sense of humour (question of degrees) so it must have been https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Dukes_of_Stratosphear RIP
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Re: Duke of Edinburgh has died

Sad, particularly as it’s the beginning of the end.
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Re: Duke of Edinburgh has died

Johnson could not even be bothered to comb his hair to make the announcement- what a lack of respect for HRH- and a terrible image for the UK.
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Re: Duke of Edinburgh has died

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Johnson could not even be bothered to comb his hair to make the announcement- what a lack of respect for HRH- and a terrible image for the UK.
His hair is more of a mess than normal because hairdressers have been closed. I expect if he brushes it it might look worse.

Very sad about the DofE
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Old 09.04.2021, 15:36
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Re: Duke of Edinburgh has died

RIP

Man of valour.

Prince Philip has died aged 99, Buckingham Palace announces https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-11437314
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Old 09.04.2021, 16:08
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Re: Duke of Edinburgh has died

Time to get rid of the Royals, now that the only sensible of them has died.
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Johnson could not even be bothered to comb his hair to make the announcement- what a lack of respect for HRH- and a terrible image for the UK.
I would agree that BoJo, the fat disheveled clown, is not very high on the UK image promotional scale. But hey, that’s where a constitutional monarchy/FPTP/Brexit can end up in – democracy! What’s not to love?
Apologies if I get triggered by BoJo – while I don’t subscribe to any monarchy, Prince Philipp had a certain sarcastic something - RIP
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Old 09.04.2021, 16:16
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What was the name of the band he played in ??
LOL, I know you're kidding but I had to check, to find out that's the British Queen's husband.
What a peasant I am.
Or maybe simply totally ignorant of any political system that is not direct democracy.


However, RIP, Sir, Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark
(I do believe now is the time to remember he was a person of his own, no?).
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Old 09.04.2021, 16:21
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Time to get rid of the Royals, now that the only sensible of them has died.
Voice of ignorance or Friday thread hijacked!
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Johnson could not even be bothered to comb his hair to make the announcement- what a lack of respect for HRH- and a terrible image for the UK.
Is that all you have to say about his death?

RIP.
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