Prince William in documentary as Search and Rescue sold off

The television series that documents Prince William's time with the Search and Rescue operations coincides with the news that the service is to be taken away from the RAF and privatised - a move that the prince is believed to have opposed.

ITV News' Royal Editor Tim Ewart reports:

Read more: Government announces that Britain's search and rescue service has been sold off to a US firm for £1.6 billion.

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William in RAF documentary

Prince William is to be the subject of a BBC documentary series featuring his work as an RAF search and rescue helicopter pilot. He revealed: "There's no greater feeling than when you've actually done some good and saved someone's life."