Buckingham Palace has confirmed the tragic news that Prince Philip passed away this morning, aged 99.
‘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,’ Buckingham Palace announced in a statement today.
‘His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.’
Following the tragic news, there has been a wave a tributes online, with multiple throwback pictures of Prince Philip making headlines.
Amongst the photographs circulating the internet were throwback videos of Prince Philip, with one going particularly viral.
The unearthed video in question revealed Philip’s humorous side, showing him once surprise a reporter on live TV.
The ITV reporter, Romilly Weeks, was reporting on Prince Philip and The Queen’s diamond wedding anniversary back in 2007, speaking on camera live from the event about the occasion.
Whilst walking past her, Prince Philip stops and listens in to her report, asking the very surprised reporter if she was finished at the end with a big smile.
Further announcements and tributes are expected in due course and we will continue to update this story.
Our thoughts are with the royal family at this tragic time.