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Prince Philip returns to work
Sep 24, 2012, 12:01 GMT
The Duke of Edinburgh
Britain's Duke of Edinburgh has returned to work.
Prince Philip is to attend at least 37 public engagements over the next two months and is feeling 'much better' after recently being discharged from hospital.
Royal courtiers carried out a rethink earlier this year of Queen Elizabeth and the 91-year-old prince's working partnership after his heart surgery last Christmas, but he has no plans to put his feet up just yet.
A spokesman from Buckingham Palace told the Daily Telegraph newspaper: 'More [engagements] may be added. His Royal Highness has been recuperating and is now much better.'
Philip left Aberdeen Royal Infirmary four weeks ago after treatment for a recurrence of the bladder infection which caused him to miss some of the queen's Diamond Jubilee in June.
He is back to his duties this weekend though as he is set to entertain British Prime Minister David Cameron and Samantha Cameron this weekend for the annual trip to Balmoral.
His first formal visit will be to Faslane naval base to meet the commandos who guard Britain's Trident nuclear deterrent submarines.
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