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Prince Philip ‘showing worrying signs of being back on good form’

‘Unfortunately,’ said psychiatrist Dr Karen Young, ‘the Duke seems to be back to that previous period of robust form when, during a state visit to China, he told a group of British students: ‘If you stay here much longer, you’ll all be slitty-eyed’; or when he told a student who had been trekking in Papua New Guinea:’You managed not to get eaten,then?’

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Posted: Feb 22nd, 2013
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Baron Cohen to retire ‘Gordon Brown’ character

Sacha Baron Cohen is to retire his much-loved character Gordon Brown, when his current Channel 4 series ends this month.

The comedian, who was widely condemned for a stunt in which a bare-bottomed Brown abseiled onto the lap of the Duke of Edinburgh during a state banquet, said the ‘Prime Minister’ had reached his best-before date.

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Posted: Jun 8th, 2009
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