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Queen sits alone as she remembers Prince Philip at poignant funeral

During the service attended by the Queen and his children and grandchildren, the duke was described as enriching the lives of all those he knew with his “kindness, humour and humanity”.

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Prince Philip's funeral: The Midlands pays tribute to the Duke

One week after Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, died aged 99, ceremonies are taking place across the region in the lead up to his funeral.

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'It was soul destroying': Lockdown loneliness eased as day care centres reopen

Day care centres have begun reopening as lockdown measures are relaxed, allowing many older people to leave their homes for the first time in months.

Surge testing after South Africa variant found in Smethwick

Everybody aged 16 years and over who lives in these postcodes is strongly encouraged to take a test, whether they are showing symptoms or not.