PRINCE Philip – who was married to the Queen for more than 70 years – has died at the age of 99.
Buckingham Palace announced the Duke of Edinburgh passed away at Windsor Castle on the morning of Friday, April 9.
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Will Prince Philip’s funeral be aired live on TV?
Prince Philip's funeral day will receive extensive TV coverage both in the UK and around the world.
As the consort of the Queen, Prince Phillip is entitled to a state funeral.
But according to reports, and in keeping with the Duke’s no-fuss public image, it is believed that he had asked not to be given a full state funeral.
Instead, it is thought that he has requested what will fundamentally be a military funeral, with a private service held at St George’s Chapel in Windsor and burial in Frogmore Gardens
What TV coverage of the funeral will there be?
It is expected that only family members and a small number of heads of state will attend the service.
TV cameras will not be allowed inside the chapel, unlike for royal weddings.
The day will be covered around the globe on TV, however.
When is Prince Philip’s funeral?
The date, time and location of the funeral are yet to be confirmed.
But in keeping in line with the Duke’s wishes, the service is likely to be held at St George’s Chapel.
Buckingham Palace has said "further announcements will be made in due course".
The news of the Duke's death was announced on Friday, April 9 after he passed away "peacefully" at Windsor Castle.
A statement from Buckingham Palace said: "It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
"His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.
"Further announcements will made in due course.
"The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss."
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