Prince Philip: BBC reporter appears emotional as she breaks information
The Duke of Edinburgh handed away this morning on the age of 99. Tributes have poured in from world leaders ever because the tragic information was confirmed by Buckingham Palace shortly after 12pm. Mr Biden, 78, took greater than 4 hours to handle the Duke’s loss of life – even former US President George Bush and Russian chief Vladimir Putin despatched their condolences beforehand.
Writing on Twitter, Mr Farage condemned Mr Biden, he stated: “As world leaders supply the Queen condolences on the loss of life of Prince Philip, there’s not a phrase from the US President or his Vice.
“This regardless of US media stuffed with the story. Biden and the Democrats don’t just like the UK.”
Shortly after 4pm, the White Home lastly paid their respects to the Royal Household.
In a submit on Twitter, Mr Biden stated the US “ship our deepest condolences” to the Queen.
The US President hailed the Duke’s service throughout World Warfare Two, his devotion to public obligation and his work on the surroundings.
Joe Biden took greater than 4 hours to pay tribute to Prince Philip
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Mr Biden stated: “On behalf of all of the folks of america, we ship our deepest condolences to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, all the royal household, and all of the folks of the UK on the loss of life of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh.
“Over the course of his 99-year life, he noticed our world change dramatically and repeatedly. “From his service throughout World Warfare II, to his 73 years alongside the Queen, and his whole life within the public eye – Prince Philip gladly devoted himself to the folks of the UK, the Commonwealth, and to his household.
“The affect of his a long time of devoted public service is clear within the worthy causes he lifted up as patron, within the environmental efforts he championed, within the members of the armed forces that he supported, within the younger folks he impressed, and a lot extra.”
He added: “His legacy will reside on not solely by means of his household, however in all of the charitable endeavours he formed.
“Jill and I are maintaining the Queen and to Prince Philip’s kids, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren in our hearts throughout this time.”
Prince Philip and the Queen had been married for 73 years
Mr Bush, 74, was one of many first folks to subject his condolences to the Royal Household.
The forty third US President and his spouse Laura had been welcomed by the Queen and Prince Philip on his first state go to to the UK in 2003.
Talking of Philip’s loss of life, Mr Bush stated: “All through his lengthy and memorable life, he devoted himself to worthy causes and to others.
“He represented the UK with dignity and introduced boundless power and help to the sovereign.
“Laura and I are lucky to have loved the allure and wit of his firm, and we all know how a lot he shall be missed.”
Prince Philip has died on the age of 99
In a telegram to the Queen, Mr Putin stated: “The identify of His Royal Highness is related to many essential occasions in your nation’s current historical past.
“He rightfully loved respect among the many British and internationally.”
Throughout the Atlantic, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau additionally paid tribute.
He stated: “Prince Philip was a person of nice goal and conviction, who was motivated by a way of obligation to others.”
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern hailed Philip’s work serving to children by means of the worldwide Duke of Edinburgh awards.
Prince Philip accomplished greater than 20,000 royal engagements
Boris Johnson is main the UK tributes and stated we “give thanks, as a nation and a kingdom, for the extraordinary life and work of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh”.
Talking from exterior Downing Road, the Prime Minister stated the Duke “earned the love of generations right here in the UK, throughout the Commonwealth and around the globe”.
Mr Johnson added above all he shall be remembered for his “steadfast help for Her Majesty the Queen”.
He stated: “And it’s to Her Majesty, and her household, that our nation’s ideas should flip as we speak.
“As a result of they’ve misplaced not only a much-loved and extremely revered public determine, however a faithful husband and a proud and loving father, grandfather and, in recent times, great-grandfather.”
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Buckingham Palace confirmed Philip died peacefully at Windsor Fort.
The Duke was the longest-serving consort in British historical past and would have celebrated his a hundredth birthday in June.
Final month, he returned to Windsor after spending a month in hospital.
The Prime Minister will maintain a cupboard assembly later this afternoon and is ready to debate funeral preparations with ministers.