News | Entertainment
21 Jun 2021 13:41
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    The Prince of Wales is "enormously proud" of the Welsh Guards who took part in the Duke of Edinburgh's funeral

    In his first royal engagement since his father passed away, the 72-year-old heir to the throne paid a visit to the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards at Combermere Barracks, where Charles is currently Colonel of the Regiment, a role previously held by Prince Philip between 1953 to 1975


    Charles said: "I was so enormously proud of those of you who formed part of the compliment during my father’s funeral recently. If I may say so, what a wonderful credit not only to the Welsh Guards but also the Households Division and all those who were on parade, for what you all did.

    "I know my family and I were deeply moved by the way you all performed your duties. People from other countries rang me up to say that they had never seen anything quite so marvellous, so beautifully done and with such dignity and style."

    A total of 20 members from the Welsh Guards were selected to take part in the funeral when the prince was laid to rest last month.

    Meanwhile, it was recently confirmed that Prince Philip died of old age.

    The duke passed away at the age of 99 and though he'd been in hospital for a procedure related to a heart condition just a few weeks before his death, his doctor didn't single out any specific contributory factor.

    According to the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sir Huw Thomas, the head of the royal medical household, listed "old age" as the cause of Philip's death on 9 April, an accepted description if the patient is over 80 and the doctor has personally cared for them a long time and observed a gradual decline.

    © 2021 Bang Showbiz, NZCity

     Other Entertainment News
     21 Jun: Sophia Bush is open to making a 'One Tree Hill' reboot
     21 Jun: 'Dawson's Creek' writer Heidi Ferrer has died aged 50 following a 13-month battle with long COVID
     21 Jun: James Corden has lost "just over 35lbs" - but he still hates going to the gym
     21 Jun: Kim Kardashian West thinks her 2007 sex tape helped to fuel the success of 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians'
     20 Jun: Cardi B loves her stepchildren “the same way” as her daughter
     20 Jun: Angelina Jolie is reportedly back in touch with her ex-husband Jonny Lee Miller
     20 Jun: Kendall Jenner is “in a really good place” with Devin Booker
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    A special moment for Blues loose forward Blake Gibson in his last match for the franchise More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    An Auckland business leader is "astounded" at the lack of care for businesses devastated by the City Rail Link project More...



     Today's News

    Law and Order:
    A woman has pleaded guilty to serious driving charges - after causing the death of an Arrowtown teen almost a year ago  13:36

    Entertainment:
    Sophia Bush is open to making a 'One Tree Hill' reboot 13:29

    Law and Order:
    The Civil Aviation Authority has welcomed the conviction of a former pilot who flew six tourists from Milford Sound to Queenstown, with a severely damaged propeller 13:26

    Environment:
    UEFA drops investigation into Germany's Manuel Neuer wearing a rainbow armband for LGBTQ community 13:06

    Entertainment:
    'Dawson's Creek' writer Heidi Ferrer has died aged 50 following a 13-month battle with long COVID 12:59

    International:
    US Open final round live blog: Jon Rahm beats Louis Oosthuizen for first major at Torrey Pines 12:46

    Entertainment:
    James Corden has lost "just over 35lbs" - but he still hates going to the gym 12:29

    Cricket:
    The Black Caps are standing by their call to play five seamers in cricket's World Test Championship final 12:26

    Law and Order:
    A coronial inquest has begun into the death of a man crushed between a swing loader trailer and a shipping container in 2016 12:26

    General:
    Pre tournament favourite Jon Rahm has gone birdie birdie over the last two holes to win golf's US Open at Torrey Pines 12:16


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2021 New Zealand City Ltd