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"PRINCE PHILIP MEMORIAL BEAR: A Steiff original teddy bear specially created to celebrate the life of the Duke of Edinburgh... made from the finest mohair in a beautiful chestnut brown colour with black felt paw pads. He wears a 22ct gold-plated medallion - engraved with an image of Prince Philip in naval uniform. On his arm he wears a traditional sign of mourning – a black armband simply embroidered with the Duke’s cipher. £249.00, payable in five monthly instalments"

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That Prince Philip Coverage in Full… Police learn lessons of relaxed and restrained policing as kiddies and old ladies mass outside Windsor Castle to lay flowers… Backwards island that worshipped Philip as a living god plunged into grief… Post-lockdown fears rise of long dull Covid anecdotes as people meet again at the pub… Government fully backs and totally opposes introduction of vaccine passports… Education secretary Gavin Williamson ‘constantly disrupting lessons with stupid announcements’ say mobile phones… Alan Duncan’s Diary, as told to Craig Brown

Prince Phil Space
So. Farewell then the Duke of Edinburgh…

Lex maniacs
The hacks who talked up the failed financier

Split breaches
Sunak, Hancock and the ministerial code

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