Duke of Edinburgh suffers chest pain.
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh was rushed to hospital after chest pains.
The prince was admitted to Papworth Hospital in Cambridge for precautionary test. The said hospital in Great Britain's largest and most advanced pulmonary and cardiothoracic facility.
The Royal Family is residence at Sandringham House, in their Norfolk estate for the Christmas holiday.
“Either this is more serious and therefore they felt they really must issue a statement, or they’ve simply moved with the times and it’s going to get out in social media,” notes BBC royal correspondent Jennie Bond on how fast the new of the duke's health condition spread through the public.