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Britain's Prince Philip Is Retiring From Public Duties

The change will come at the end of August, when Queen Elizabeth's husband will essentially retire. News of a pending royal announcement had set off a frenzy of speculation about his health.
Prince Philip, seen here meeting pupils from St. Edward's Catholic Primary School on Wednesday, will stop accepting invitations to public events beginning in September. Source: Jeff Spicer

Queen Elizabeth's husband, Prince Philip, will "no longer carry out public engagements" starting in the fall, Buckingham Palace says, announcing what amounts to a retirement at age 95.

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