Britain’s Prince Philip is suffering from infection, palace says Feb 24, 2021 0 271 12345 dpa London Prince Philip is suffering from an infection and will continue to stay in hospital for a further few days, a spokesperson for Buckingham Palace has said.The prince, who is married to Queen Elizabeth II, was admitted to hospital in central London a week ago for an undisclosed illness, which the palace then later confirmed was not COVID-19.However as his stay has been extended, the royals have taken the unusual step of stating the nature of Prince Philip’s illness, although the type of infection has not been confirmed.In a short statement on Tuesday, Buckingham Palace told dpa: “The Duke of Edinburgh remains at King Edward VII’s Hospital where he is receiving medical attention for an infection.“He is comfortable and responding to treatment but is not expected to leave hospital for several days.” Over the weekend, Philip and Elizabeth’s eldest son and first in line to the throne, Prince Charles, visited his father briefly in hospital before returning to his countryside home in Gloucestershire. Pages 12 RELATED ARTICLES Taiwan to re-engage positively with China ‘post-pandemic’, says minister Feb 24, 2021 0 569 Wife of Mexican drug boss ‘El Chapo’ arrested in US on drug charges Feb 24, 2021 0 278 ‘Strong momentum’ for global agreement to reduce plastic waste Feb 24, 2021 0 27 Biden honours 500,000 US lives lost to COVID-19 dpa Washington As the coronavirus death toll in the US hit half a million, US President Joe Biden warned against becoming complacent with the virus, in a dusk event to honour the dead. “We have to resist becoming numb to the .. US Senate grills former Capitol security chiefs over riot response dpa Washington The three former chiefs of security at the US Capitol said they were ill prepared for the January 6 riot, while laying blame on faulty intelligence, during a Senate grilling on Tuesday. “We properly planned .. G7 foreign ministers condemn deadly violence in Myanmar dpa London The foreign ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Britain and the United States have jointly condemned the violence against peaceful protesters by the Myanmar military. In a statement ..