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19:40  18 november  2019
19:40  18 november  2019 Source:   news.sky.com

Andrew had the chance to say it was a mistake - but he didn't

  Andrew had the chance to say it was a mistake - but he didn't Andrew had the chance to say it was a mistake - but he didn'tInside the very heart of the British monarchy, in a room at Buckingham Palace, Prince Andrew for nearly 50 minutes answered the most intimate questions about his private life.

Prince Andrew has been accused of using the N - word during a meeting at Buckingham Palace with a Downing Street advisor of Sri-Lankan descent. He claims that at a 2012 meeting in Buckingham Palace , when he asked the Duke of York whether the government’s department for international trade

Prince Andrew has been accused of using the N - word in a conversation with a senior political aide, adding to the royal’s woes after his BBC Newsnight interview regarding He said this was the second Buckingham Palace meeting with Andrew where he had felt uncomfortable with the language used .

Prince Andrew, Duke of York wearing a black hat: Prince Andrew was accused of using the racist word during a meeting at Buckingham Palace © PA Prince Andrew was accused of using the racist word during a meeting at Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace has denied claims by a former Downing Street aide that Prince Andrew used the n-word during a meeting at Buckingham Palace.

Sky News understands that the palace has written a legal letter to the Evening Standard over allegations made in the newspaper by columnist Rohan Silva, who was an adviser to former PM David Cameron.

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Prince Andrew 's very bad publicity run is getting worse -- he's now being accused of casually dropping the n - word while speaking to a former British government Silva claims this wasn't the first time Prince Andrew used bigoted language either. At another Buckingham Palace meeting a year prior

SCANDAL-HIT Prince Andrew has been accused of using the N - word at a Buckingham Palace Palace sources categorically denied Andrew ever used the phrase, insisting he would never use Mr Silva also claimed , in a separate meeting with Andrew in 2011, he had told him: "What you have got

He said that the Duke of York used the racist word while talking with him about trade policy in 2012, when asked if he thought the government department responsible for trade "could be doing a better job".

The royal was alleged to have said: "Well, if you'll pardon the expression, that really is the n***** in the woodpile".

The palace is understood to "strenuously deny that these words were ever used".

a group of people in front of Buckingham Palace: The offensive phrase was allegedly used at the palace in 2012 © Other The offensive phrase was allegedly used at the palace in 2012

Mr Silva said in the Standard that the meeting was only attended by him, a palace aide and Prince Andrew, and that he regretted not "confronting the prince on his choice of words".

The phrase he accused the duke of using was once a common reference to a hidden threat or something suspicious, however it has long been completely unacceptable.

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SCANDAL-HIT Prince Andrew has been accused of using the N - word at a Buckingham Palace Squirming Prince Andrew last night went into astonishing personal detail to deny accusations he had sex Roberts has claimed she met Andrew at London club Tramp, where he "sweated profusely"

Prince Andrew acknowledged he had stayed on Epstein's private island, visited his home in Palm Beach, Florida, and travelled on his private plane. He said he wanted to learn more about the "international business world and so that was another reason" for going to visit the US financier in

It originates from 19th century America, where people in the Deep South used it to describe slaves who hid in piles of logs and firewood as part of their bid to escape oppression.

Anne Marie Morris et al. smiling for the camera: Tory MP Anne Marie Morris has previously gotten in trouble for using the term © Getty Tory MP Anne Marie Morris has previously gotten in trouble for using the term

Despite that, British politicians have gotten into trouble for using the phrase as recently as 2017, when the Tory MP Anne Marie Morris was suspended by Theresa May for saying it during a meeting about Brexit.

Sky News has contacted Mr Silva for a comment.

The claim comes just days after Prince Andrew was roundly criticised for an interview on BBC's Newsnight about his links to convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein.

The duke was accused of "utterly lacking in compassion" for the victims of the disgraced billionaire, who died in prison earlier this year, with several commentators expressing their shock about the nature of the interview.

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PRINCE ANDREW has been accused of using the N - word during a Buckingham Palace meeting - which left the Downing Street aide attending “reeling”. Mr Silva alleged that Prince Andrew used , during a meeting in 2012, an expression commonly adopted in the US between the late 19th and

Now Prince Andrew is at centre of RACISM storm: Sri Lankan ex-No 10 advisor claims embattled Duke used ' n ***** in the woodpile' Mr Silva said: 'I kick myself for not confronting the prince on his choice of words '. Buckingham Palace sources deny Prince Andrew would have said these things.

Lisa Bloom, who represents five of Epstein's victims, told Sky News: "He seems utterly lacking in the compassion and the astonishment that the rest of the world has felt after hearing from Jeffrey Epstein's victims."

a man wearing a suit and tie sitting in a chair: The Duke of York has been criticised for an interview with BBC's Newsnight about his links to Jeffrey Epstein © PA The Duke of York has been criticised for an interview with BBC's Newsnight about his links to Jeffrey Epstein

His friendship with Epstein allegedly led to him being introduced in 2001 to Virginia Roberts-Giuffre, who says she was trafficked by the American as a teenager and forced to have sex with his friends.

Ms Roberts-Giuffre claims she and Prince Andrew dined and danced at a nightclub in London before having sex, but thee duke denies having ever met her.

Sky News' royal correspondent Rhiannon Mills said she was "shocked" by how long the palace allowed the Newsnight interview to run for, during which the duke failed to say that he regrets his friendship with Epstein.

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