British PM pays tribute to Prince Philip

British PM pays tribute to Prince Philip

BORIS JOHNSON has led Britain in paying his respects to Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, who passed away this morning.

Speaking outside Downing Street the Prime Minister made a heartfelt statement expressing his sorrow at the loss of one of the most senior members of the Royal Family, who died aged 99 at Windsor Castle this morning. Paying tribute to his “ethic of service”, the Prime Minister praised the Prince for modernising the Royal Family in the post-war era.

The Union Flag over No10 and buildings across Westminster have been lowered to half-mast out of respect.