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Queen Elizabeth II, 95, turns down old age award

Queen Elizabeth II turned down a prize celebrating the elderly, assessing that at 95 she did not meet the criteria, The Oldie magazine said on Oct. 19.

The publication wrote to palace officials in July to ask if she would accept its Oldie of the Year award, which was previously given to her late husband and her own mother.

Slovenia extends condolences after Prince Philip dies

Ljubljana/London – President Borut Pahor and Prime Minister Janez Janša expressed their condolences following the death of Prince Philip on Twitter on Friday after Buckingham Palace announced Queen Elizabeth II’s husband died aged 99 this morning. The Slovenian Foreign Ministry and the country’s embassy in London have also expressed condolences.

Patriarch Daniel issues message of condolence on death of Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II

Patriarch Daniel of the Romanian Christian Orthodox Church on Friday issued a message of condolence to the Prince of Wales, His Royal Highness Charles, on the death of his father, Prince Philip, husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. "With deep sadness, we have received the news of the passing away, on the 9 of April 2021, of your venerable father, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

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