He retired from public life previous year but has since appeared several times at royal engagements alongside Queen Elizabeth.
The British crown's power in Australia is largely symbolic, and while the Queen remains hugely popular, the monarchy is viewed by some as an anachronistic colonial relic.
"But clearly he is getting more frail, and while the Duke remains as active as he can be, this hip operation is a reminder that he isn't getting any younger".
The 96-year-old husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II was admitted to London's King Edward VII Hospital on Tuesday for the planned surgery.
Prince Philip has been a constant and often mischievous presence at royal functions for decades and is well-known for punctuating royal pomp with a taste for off-color jokes.
He did not accompany Elizabeth to a church service on Maundy Thursday because of the hip problem, a royal source said last week.
It is expected that Buckingham Palace will provide updates where appropriate. "I can barely stand up these days".
"The Duke of Edinburgh was admitted to King Edward VII Hospital in London last night, as a precautionary measure, for treatment of an infection arising from a pre-existing condition", a Buckingham Palace spokesman said at the time.
Philip's last hospitalization was in June 2017 when Buckingham Palace was forced to announce he had been hospitalized because he was going to miss the State opening of Parliament he attended annually with Queen Elizabeth.
Clarence House announced in a statement on November 27 that Harry, 33, and Markle, 36, were engaged, writing "His Royal Highness and Ms. Markle became engaged in London earlier this month".
The palace said Philip is "progressing satisfactorily at this early stage" and is likely to spend several days in hospital.
On Sunday, he was absent from the Easter service attended by the Queen and other members of the royal family at St. George's Chapel in Windsor - also the venue for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding on May 19.
While this feature is also available on last year's Nokia 8 , the Nokia 8 Sirocco can take better shots in Bothie Mode. Miscellaneous features include 4G VoLTE compatibility, Type-C USB, rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, and Bluetooth 5.0.
Sadly, the listing does not show any specifications except that the device will be powered by Android 8.1.0 Oreo operating system. OnePlus co-founder and CEO Carl Pei exclusively told The Verge last week that the next OnePlus smartphone will have a notch .
He has already stared them down over easing labor laws. "I hear that there may be fears on the part of the railway workers". Macron wants to transform SNCF, which adds €3 billion to its 47 billion euro debt pile each year, into a profit-maker.
In recent days he raged at Mexico for allowing a " caravan " of 1,500 migrants from Central America to walk toward the USA border. President Donald Trump told reporters at the White House on Tuesday that he would dispatch US troops to the US-Mexico border.
The space station has been slowing down and when it can't go fast enough to stay in orbit, it will reenter the earth's atmosphere. Shenzhou 9 launched on June 16, 2012 , with three astronauts, including China's first female astronaut , fighter pilot Liu Yang.
The government's initial statements reported two buses, and then four buses, leaving the rebels' last stronghold in the area. Separately, in Duma, one of the biggest districts in Eastern Ghouta , 89 injured and sick people were also evacuated.
A separate but similar survey from IHS Markit indicated manufacturing growth was at its highest level in three years. For China , which is in the midst of a tariff battle with the US , new factory orders and exports have been muted.
The official did not divulge those details, but said Russian involvement in the attack is the only "plausible explanation". Putin said the type of the nerve agent used in the March 4 poisoning could be made in some 20 nations.
USA stocks were close to break-even by late morning, a recovery from an initial drop sparked by fears of a trade war with China . The Dow Jones industrial average advanced 230.94 points, or 1 percent, to 24,264.30, after a swing of more than 700 points.
NASA will still have to get through quite a bit of red tape now preventing supersonic flights from taking place over land. This week we're getting an idea of what it'll be like to travel at supersonic speeds thanks to NASA's newest initiative.
Karim lost his left eye in an air raid last October, in the opposition-held area of Eastern Ghouta, which also killed his mother.
Ravens sign QB Griffin to one-year deal
The addition of Griffin doesn't preclude the Ravens from selecting a quarterback in this month's draft. "I really feel that way". Ravens Head Coach John Harbaugh is optimistic about the signing; saying the deal was a bargain and that it improved the team.
Marvel's Spider-Man releases this September
Negative, Nerdist reported that Mister Negative is able to take on Spider-Man with "concussive force" as a result of his powers. Therefore, we're more than excited to anticipate the whole upcoming month of Spider-Man coverage on GameInformer .
Prince Philip Hospitalized, Will Undergo Hip Surgery
At a ceremony commemorating Britain's war dead in November, he appeared to be having trouble standing and leaned against a wall. However, the Duke of Edinburgh attended Christmas services with his family in December, and was seemingly in good spirits.
Legal marijuana tied to drop in opioid prescriptions
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention more than 90 Americans a day die from opioid overdose . The new studies don't directly assess the effect of legalizing marijuana on opioid addiction and overdose deaths.
Israel Dismisses Plans To Deport African Migrants
In accordance with the deal, Israel will deport over 16,000 refugees while granting temporary residency status to others. Majority entered the country illegally via the land border with Egypt before a border fence was completed in 2012.
S Korea pop stars perform in rare N Korea concert
No sitting USA president has ever met personally with a North Korean leader since the conclusion of the Korean War. As reported by AP, these materials are smuggled into North Korea via flash drives across the border with China.
White House Criticized For Its All-White Spring Intern Class
On March 20, Trump called Putin and congratulated him on his re-election in a campaign widely criticized as neither free nor fair. Former government officials also fear that when in direct contact with Mr Putin, Mr Trump is reluctant to raise hard issues.