Buckingham Palace announces death of Prince Philip

The palace officially announced the Duke of Edinburgh's death with a notice outside the palace.

"It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh," it said.

"The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss."

Prince Philip passed away peacefully at Windsor Castle on Friday morning, the statement said.