Live updates

Advertisement

Prince Philip's first engagement since missed Jutland memorial

Credit: Twitter/Royal Family

The Royal Family has tweeted a photograph of the Duke of Edinburgh and the Queen greeting Joachim Gauck, the President of the Federal Republic of Germany, at Buckingham Palace.

The photo marks the first official engagement the Duke has taken on since he missed the Battle of Jutland memorial on medical grounds over the weekend.

Advertisement

62 gun salute marks 93rd birthday of Prince Philip

A 62 gun salute has been fired on Tower Hill in London to mark the occasion of the Duke of Edinburgh's 93rd birthday.

An ITV News cameraman has tweeted this picture:

Duke of Edinburgh in high spirits after minor procedure

Despite concerns following Prince Philip's procedure, he has continued with his arrangements today Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Royal officials have downplayed concerns about the Duke of Edinburgh's health after he had a 'minor procedure' performed on his right hand.

Prince Philip is currently wearing a bandage on his hand after the procedure Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Sporting a bandage for protection, Prince Philip continued with his arrangements today - attending a garden party and opening a new health centre in central London.

Prince Philip 'continuing engagements as planned'

The Duke of Edinburgh will continue his engagements as planned, after having a "minor procedure" carried out on his right hand, Buckingham Palace have said.

The Duke of Edinburgh had a minor procedure carried out on his right hand. Credit: Paul Grover/PA Wire/Press Association Images

He arrived at a garden party at the palace with the hand bandaged after having the procedure done yesterday morning at Buckingham Palace.

A spokeswoman said: "The Duke is wearing a bandage as protection. The Duke's engagements will continue as planned."

Load more updates