Prince Philip’s 15 most ghastly, cringeworthy gaffes

The Duke of Edinburgh is known for his embarrassingly racist, sexist, and flagrantly un-PC quotes. As he (sort of) steps down from royal engagements, we recall his best worst remarks.

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Prince Philip is not dead, he’s just retiring from official royal engagements

Keep calm and carry on: Duke of Edinbugh and Queen are both quite alive and kicking, despite the rumours.

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Prince Philip gets his Aussie knighthood medal from the Queen

Arise Sir Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh… well, not quite.

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Will Abbott’s ‘knightmare’ kick the LNP out of Queensland?

Will Queensland voters be thinking about Tony Abbot as they head to the polls in the election?

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Tony Abbott replaces Hugh Grant in remake of ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’

Tony Abbott announces the knighting of Prince Philip to a bewildered gathering in the movie ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’ .

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Nation incredulous at Abbott’s knighting of Philip

Criticism rages, including within his own party, over prime minister’s Australia Day announcement of Prince Philip knighthood.

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Australian Victoria Cross recipient’s parents accept award from Royals

Parents of Cameron Baird, the Australian soldier who died serving in Afghanistan and was awarded the Victoria Cross for bravery, met with Queen, Prince Harry and other award recipients.

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Namatjira’s descendants meet the Queen

Albert Namatjira’s grandchildren have visited Buckingham Palace and say while they were treated like royalty it was a different story back in Australia.

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Australia’s royal baby gift is revealed, and it’s not pineapple

As tributes pour in to congratulate the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the arrival of their first child, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has revealed what Australia will be sending the royal baby that has it all – a bilby.

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Queen calls for equality in new Commonwealth charter

Queen Elizabeth II has signed a new charter supporting equality and calling for an end to discrimination in all 54 Commonwealth nations. The Queen had missed an earlier Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey as she recovered from an illness that saw her hospitalised last week.

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Opening ceremony a night to remember for Olympic Aussies

The Australian Olympic Team shone at the London 2012 Opening Ceremony, with over a billion people around the world watching on as Lauren Jackson lead our Aussie Olympic hopefuls out as part of Danny Boyle’s showcase spectacular.

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Queen arrives to warm welcome in Australia

The Queen smiled happily as she was greeted with cheers and applause from more than 100 wellwishers at the start of her 16th visit to Australia.

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Queen to visit Brisbane and Melbourne

Queen Elizabeth II will make day trips to Brisbane and Melbourne during her 10-day visit to Australia in October, her first in almost six years.

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