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Prince Charles visits his father Prince Philip in hospital

The 99-year-old has been in King Edward VII's Hospital in London since Tuesday

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Prince Charles has visited his father Prince Philip in hospital, after he was admitted earlier this week.

The Prince Of Wales arrived at King Edward VII’s Hospital in London on Saturday afternoon, spending a half an hour at Philip’s bedside.

In photos published by Sky News, the 72-year-old was seen wearing a face mask, leaving shortly before 4pm looking sombre.

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip | BUCKINGHAM PALACE

The Duke of Edinburgh, who turns 100 in June, was admitted on the advice of his doctor on Tuesday evening.

In a statement, Buckingham Palace 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,” the statement concluded.

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