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Prince Philip’s Will to Stay Under Lock and Key, Judges Rule

Prince Philip

Prince Philip

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A secret hearing into the will of Prince Philip, the Queen’s late husband, was right to take place behind closed doors, appeal judges said.

The Guardian newspaper lost a bid to push for transparency at the Court of Appeal after a judge previously ruled that the will should remain private for at least 90 years to protect the “dignity” of Queen Elizabeth II.