Britain's Prince Philip hospitalized but in 'good spirits'

Reuters News
Posted: Jun 21, 2017 6:00 AM

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth, was admitted to hospital on Tuesday and will miss the formal opening of parliament but remains in "good spirits", a spokesman for Buckingham Palace said.

"Price Philip was admitted to hospital yesterday. He is in good spirits, he is disappointed to be missing the opening of parliament and Royal Ascot," the spokesman said.

(Reporting by Costas Pitas and Kate Holton; editing by Guy Faulconbridge)