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The Duke of York's right-hand woman loses her job

After the disastrous Newsnight interview, the Duke of York’s loyal right-hand woman, Amanda Thirsk, has lost her job as an aide to the royal. She was instrumental in setting up the interview that has left more questions than answers and forced the Duke to retire from public duties for the foreseeable future. She has now been moved over to running Pitch@Palace and Duke of York Inspiring…
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Prince Andrew: the end of the royal road?

As the Duke of York announces he is stepping back from public life for the ”forseeable future”, Royal Central brings you a special podcast looking at the crisis that led to Prince Andrew moving away from his public role. Join Brittani Barger, Moniek Bloks and Lydia Starbuck for this discussion on the BBC Newsnight interview that caused so much controversy. Royal Central looks at the…
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The Queen

The Queen arrives at engagement in London just minutes after her son retires from public life

The Queen has arrived at Chatham House in London for an engagement just a few minutes after her second son, the Duke of York, announced that he is stepping back from public life. According to royal correspondent Emily Nash, Her Majesty was back on duty just 18 minutes after Prince Andrew released his unprecedented statement. The Queen is working on her wedding anniversary tonight. She’s at…
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The Yorks

Prince Andrew steps down from public duties

The Duke of York has stepped down from all public duties for the foreseeable future following heavy criticism of an interview he gave to BBC Newsnight. In a statement, Prince Andrew says that he asked The Queen for permission to step back from public duties, action she…
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Prince Andrew 'considering another TV interview' to set the record straight

The Duke of York is reportedly considering undertaking another TV interview after his Newsnight appearance over the weekend backfired. Vanity Fair reports that Prince Andrew is considering doing another interview in the wake of the public uproar – something palace sources have described as a ‘personality-motivated witch-hunt’. A source told the publication: “There are rumours…
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