THE Duke of Edinburgh has gone to hospital after feeling unwell - Buckingham Palace have confirmed.

Prince Philip, the Queen's Husband, was taken to the private King Edward VII Hospital in London.

The 99-year-old royal, who received a Covid-19 jab last month, was admitted to hospital on Tuesday evening.

He was taken to hospital on the advice of his doctor and a palace statement said it was a “precautionary measure”.

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A palace spokesman said: “His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh was admitted to the King Edward VII Hospital in London, on Tuesday evening.

“The Duke’s admission is a precautionary measure, on the advice of His Royal Highness’s Doctor, after feeling unwell.

“The Duke is expected to remain in hospital for a few days of observation and rest.”

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Philip was born Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark on the island of Corfu on June 10 1921.

He has been married to the Queen for more than 70 years, but retired from official duties in 2017 after decades of public service.

Last year, he celebrated his 99th brithday and was photographed in a rare picture with the Queen.