Entertainment Prince William Has a Sentimental Photo of Grandfather Prince Philip and Prince George on Display in His Office
Prince Philip Is Honored with a Lifeboat Named in His Honor 5 Months After His Death
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution planned to name the boat after Philip to celebrate his 100th birthday in June , according to the BBC. Philip was said to be "pleased" when told of the honor. RELATED: Remembering Prince Philip's Life in Photos View this post on Instagram The lifeboat will go into service in late 2022 at Wells-next-the-Sea, about 20 miles from Sandringham, where Queen Elizabeth has a country home.
is keeping his late grandfather close.
William, 39, shared a new social media video on Friday to promote Earthshot: How to Save Our Planet, a book about hiscoming out this month for which he wrote the foreword. In the clip, he types the foreword on an old-fashioned typewriter while a sole photo is on display behind his desk.
The photo featuressitting atop a carriage next to William's eldest child, . The sweet snap, taken by , was shortly after Prince Philip's death in April alongside a dedication by William remembering his grandfather.
Queen Elizabeth II Risks 'Tainting Her Own Reputation' Over Prince Andrew—Author
Queen Elizabeth II is under pressure for letting Prince Andrew hold honorary military titles despite Jeffrey Epstein-related sex abuse allegations, a royal author tells Newsweek. © Dominic Lipinski - WPA Pool/Getty Images Prince Andrew during a parade by the Grenadier Guards at Windsor Castle on March 22, 2019 in Windsor, England. The Duke of York remains the honorary colonel-in-chief of the regiment despite withdrawing from public life.
"I will miss my Grandpa, but I know he would want us to get on with the job," Prince William wrote in the tribute.
Members of the royal family often display meaningful family photos in their videos. Kate and Prince William often have, while Queen Elizabeth always places pictures on her desk during her annual Christmas address. For her 2020 broadcast, the monarch : a shot of her husband in a simple oval frame.
Prince William's choice to include a photo of Prince Philip in his message paid tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh's passion for environmental issues. In October, Prince William becamethat were handed down to him by grandmother Queen Elizabeth and grandfather Prince Philip.
Analysis: Why the cash-for-honors allegations are embarrassing for Prince Charles
Claims this week of corruption at the very top of the Prince of Wales' charitable network are bound to be of concern to Buckingham Palace. The chief executive of The Prince's Foundation -- the umbrella group for Charles' charitable organizations -- temporarily stepped down amid claims that he helped secure an honorary title for a major donor. According to an investigation by the Sunday Times, Michael Fawcett helped nominate Saudi businessman Mahfouz Marei Mubarak bin Mahfouz for a coveted CBE. It was reportedly in exchange for substantial charitable contributions.
Since Prince William first conceived of theas a way to tackle some of the world's most pressing issues, William has always had children Prince George, 8, , 6, and , 3, in mind.
According to Jason Knauf, chief executive of the Royal Foundation, "The challenge the Duke set himself was, 'What is the maximum positive personal contribution I can make in the next 10 years in the fight against climate change? What am I going to do in the next decade that means I can look my children in the eye and say that I did my bit? Every aspect of the Prize bears the stamp of his contribution."
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The Earthshot book highlights what the Royal Foundation says is "the urgency of the environmental challenges facing our world," as well as helping readers find optimism in the case studies of the "incredible solutions happening globally to repair our planet and ... ways we can all make a difference."
The book features contributions from members of The Earthshot Prize Council, a global team of influential individuals who will be responsible for awarding the prize annually through 2030.
Israeli court hears custody fight over cable car survivor, 6 .
JERUSALEM (AP) — The bitter custody battle over a 6-year-old boy who survived a cable car crash in Italy inched forward in Israel on Thursday with a hearing in family court. Eitan Biran's relatives on both sides attended the session in Tel Aviv, in a legal fight that spans both countries where his remaining relatives reside. Eitan's immediate family was among 14 people killed when the cable car carrying them crashed into a mountainside in May. The child's survival sparked an immediate international dispute between his maternal and paternal families.