Duke of Edinburgh crash: Why do royals insist on driving?

London (CNN)There’s one question gripping the UK today and for once, it’s not about Brexit. Despite his clear sense of duty to Queen and country, he’s never had much time for royal protocol, as his long history of unapologetic public gaffes demonstrates. The Duke of Edinburgh is also famously independent and has been caught on several occasions getting frustrated by the strictures of his public role, asking photographers to “get on with it” and ignoring the instructions of aides. The quid pro quo for being a member of one of…

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