Royal family celebrates Christmas after a 'bumpy' year


Britain's prince Philip will spend Christmas at home the ninety eight year old husband of Queen Elizabeth the second has been discharged from a London hospital after being treated for pre existing condition Philip a step down from public duties in recent years due to his advanced age and the queen acknowledges it has been a rather bumpy year in her annual Christmas day message you may be referring to the brags that political stalemate that is finally ended and also to the royal family's problems this year the most severe has been prince Andrew's involvement with convicted sex offender Jeffrey abstain which forced him to retreat from royal duties there's also been a split between prince William and prince Harry it's a little more on the royal family's holiday traditions here CBS news correspondent Vicki Barker in London for years now Queen Elizabeth has held family Christmas is at her Sandringham estate she follows the German tradition set by Queen Victoria and her German husband prince Albert exchanging presents on Christmas Eve night Christmas day is for going to church and then sitting down to a massive lunch followed by charades in the drawing room among this year's absentees prince Harry and Megan they're reportedly spending the holidays in Canada with her mother and

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