Britain's Prince Philip admitted to hospital with infection

Britains Prince Philip admitted to hospital with infection

Philip recently announced that he was stepping down from public events



By AFP

Published: Wed 21 Jun 2017, 2:16 PM

Last updated: Wed 21 Jun 2017, 4:35 PM

Buckingham Palace says Prince Philip has been admitted to a hospital for treatment of an infection and will not be attending the queen's speech.
The palace says Philip, Queen Elizabeth II's husband, was admitted as a precautionary measure and is in good spirits.
Philip is 96 and recently said he was stepping down from public events.
He has suffered heart ailments in the past.
The queen is due to outline the government's legislative agenda in her speech Wednesday.
Prince Philip to step down from royal duties


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