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Prince Andrew, Duke of York

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Prince Andrew, Duke of York: Member of the British royal family
Prince Andrew, Duke of York, is a member of the British royal family. He is the third child and second son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. He was second in the line of succession to the British throne when he was born, but he is eighth in line as of December 2019. He holds the rank of vice admiral in the Royal Navy, in which he served as a helicopter pilot and instructor and as the captain of a warship. He served during the Falklands War, flying on multiple missions including anti-surface warfare, Exocet missile decoy, and casualty evacuation.

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Prince Andrew 'shut the door' on Epstein probe cooperation: U.S. prosecutor

Britain's Prince Andrew has declined to cooperate with a U.S. investigation into possible co-conspirators of deceased financier and accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, a U.S. prosecutor said on..
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Tell Prince Andrew to call FBI says message on U.S-style bus near palace

A yellow, U.S.-style school bus displaying Prince Andrew's face and asking him to call the FBI drove past Buckingham Palace on Friday, in a move designed to press him to help authorities investigating..
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Westminster bells ring out for Prince Andrew's 60th birthday despite controversy

The bells of London's Westminster Abbey rang out for Prince Andrew's 60th birthday on Wednesday even though he has stepped down from public life following a backlash about his friendship with convicted..
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Britain's Prince Andrew skips Christmas Day walk after royals' 'bumpy' year

Britain's Prince Andrew skipped the royals' traditional Christmas Day walk to church after what his mother Queen Elizabeth said in her seasonal address had been a "bumpy" year.
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Trump on Britain's Prince Andrew: a very tough story

U.S. President Donald Trump said he did not know Britain's Prince Andrew but that it was a "very tough story" when asked for a reaction to the royal's decision to step back from public life.
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Queen is beyond reproach and distinct from royal family, UK PM Johnson says

Queen Elizabeth is beyond reproach but there is a distinction between the monarchy and the rest of the royal family, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday when asked if the monarchy was beyond..
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On Prince Andrew, UK Labour's Corbyn says nobody is above the law

Britain's Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Thursday that nobody was above the law and anyone who had done something wrong should be open to investigation, when asked about whether Prince..
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Britain's Prince Andrew steps down from public duties

Britain's Prince Andrew said on Wednesday he was stepping down from public duties for the foreseeable future after being engulfed in a scandal involving Jeffrey Epstein.
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BT will maintain ties with skills group if it drops Prince Andrew as patron

Britain's BT has told a company promoting digital skills it would continue working with it if it dropped Prince Andrew as a patron.
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UK's Corbyn: Serious questions to be answered about Prince Andrew

Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Tuesday there were questions to be answered after a televised interview in which Prince Andrew denied accusations he had sex with a..
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British PM Johnson steers clear of Prince Andrew scandal

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson refused on Monday to get dragged into a scandal surrounding Prince Andrew, who has faced a backlash after an interview in which he denied having sex with a teenage..
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Prince Andrew says he does not recall meeting Epstein accuser

Britain's Prince Andrew said that he had no recollection of ever meeting an American woman who alleges she was forced to have sex with him when she was underage.
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Britain's Princess Beatrice announces her engagement

Britain's Princess Beatrice, the elder daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah, Duchess of York, announced her engagement on Thursday to property developer, Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi.
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PM Johnson says Prince Andrew has done good for UK businesses overseas

Prince Andrew has done good work for British businesses overseas, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday, after weeks of scrutiny over the friendship between Queen Elizabeth's second son and U.S...
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