• Prince Philip, 97, and Duchess of Cornwall miss Christmas Day church service

    The royal family were out in full force to attend the traditional Christmas Day church service at Sandringham, but two members were noticeably missing – Prince Philip and the Duchess of Cornwall. A spokesperson for Buckingham Palace said there was no need for concern for the 97-year-old Duke, who is in good health and will spend the day relaxing privately with his family. Philip has been seen less frequently in public following his retirement in the summer of 2017, although he does usually attend big family events. Prince Charles' wife Camilla, meanwhile, has been suffering from a cold and missed