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Duke of Edinburgh missing royals' Christmas Day service

The Royal Family have attended a Christmas Day service at a church on their Sandringham estate without Prince Philip, who is still in hospital.

Afterwards, the royals - including, for the first time, the Duchess of Cambridge - greeted well-wishers.

The Duke of Edinburgh, 90, had a coronary stent fitted on Friday after suffering chest pains.

The BBC's Nicholas Witchell reports.

  • 25 Dec 2011
  • From the section UK