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Friday, August 8, 2008

London Evening Standard Apologizes To Royal Family Over Cancer Story

The London Evening Standard has apologized for its story that Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has prostate cancer. Further, it said, "We unreservedly apologise both to him and to his family for making this distressing allegation and for breaching his privacy." The Palace, which had earlier said it planned to take a complaint to the Press Complaints Commission, now says it considers the matter closed. Read more here.

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