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US News Pictured: Andrew and Queen out horse riding as charities' reviews continue

15:20  22 november  2019
15:20  22 november  2019 Source:   news.sky.com

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THE Queen was today pictured horse riding with Prince Andrew just two days after sacking him from royal And this morning's horse ride comes after the Queen summoned her 59-year-old son to It comes as the Duke of York was ditched by charities after the disastrous BBC interview that saw him

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a black dog jumping into the air to catch a frisbee: The Queen horse riding with Prince Andrew in the grounds of Windsor Castle estate. Pic: Ben Cawthra/LNP © Getty The Queen horse riding with Prince Andrew in the grounds of Windsor Castle estate. Pic: Ben Cawthra/LNP The Queen and Prince Andrew have been out horse riding in the grounds of Windsor Castle estate - as organisations continue to consider their relationship with the duke.

It is the second time he has been spotted out and about since his decision to step back from royal duties, following the widely criticised TV interview over his relationship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.

The duke was photographed leaving his house the Royal Lodge, in Windsor, Berkshire, on Thursday.

The Duke of York was expected to travel to Bahrain in the Middle East this weekend as part of his Pitch@Palace project for tech entrepreneurs but cancelled plans following reported pressure from his family.

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a close up of Prince Andrew, Duke of York: The Duke of York leaves his home in Windsor, Berkshire, the day after he suspended his royal duties © Rex Features The Duke of York leaves his home in Windsor, Berkshire, the day after he suspended his royal duties

Despite stepping back from public life, Andrew will be continuing with Pitch@Palace "outside and entirely separate from the palace", a Buckingham Palace spokeswoman said.

It is thought he will not have any involvement with the dozens of other charities, organisations and military units with which he has been associated.

Trustees of Baker Dearing Educational Trust confirmed to Sky News on Friday that the duke had ceased being patron of the organisation - which helps run the 50 University Technical Colleges (UTCs) across the country - with "immediate effect".

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The Queen today gave a defiant show of support for Prince Andrew as she took him riding today. Pictured : Sarah Ferguson arrives at Buckingham Palace, central London, today after coming out in Andrew is patron of around 200 charities and groups and more resignations are now likely to follow.

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Prince Andrew, Duke of York wearing a suit and tie: In an interview with BBC Newsnight, Prince Andrew claimed he has 'no recollection' of ever meeting Virginia Roberts. © N/A In an interview with BBC Newsnight, Prince Andrew claimed he has 'no recollection' of ever meeting Virginia Roberts.

It has also been reported his private secretary, Amanda Thirsk, has been removed from her palace-funded role and will instead become the chief executive of the programme.

According to the Daily Mail, Ms Thirsk was the driving force behind Prince Andrew's Newsnight interview.

She will also manage the Duke of York Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award after he quit his life as a working royal on Wednesday.

Prince Andrew, who was accused of "utterly lacking in compassion" for the victims of the late billionaire Epstein, said his association with the disgraced financier has "become a major disruption to my family's work".

A spokesperson for Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge said it "will be reviewing the position of Prince Andrew, Duke of York as an Honorary Fellow" at the next governing body meeting next week.

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Gallery: Inside Prince Andrew and Jeffrey Epstein's controversial 20-year friendship (Business Insider)

Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Jeffrey Epstein are posing for a picture:           New charges against      accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein brought his relationship      with Britain's Prince Andrew under renewed scrutiny.                    Allegations from women      who say they had sexual contact with the Duke of York      when they were underage in addition to his documented      relationship with the disgraced financier have led to mounting      suspicions Andrew was involved in the abuse reported among      Epstein's associates.                 Visit Business      Insider's homepage for more stories.          Prince Andrew's relationship with accused sex trafficker Jeffrey    Epstein came under renewed scrutiny in June 2019 as investigators    pursued new trafficking and conspiracy charges against the    disgraced financier.           The Daily Mail surfaced footage of the Duke of    York at Epstein's Manhattan home reportedly filmed in    December 2010, after Epstein had faced jail time for    underage prostitution charges and registered as a sex    offender.      The footage is the latest in the nearly 20 years of    documented contact between Andrew and Epstein, a time     identified to have overlapped with Epstein's alleged    recruiting and eventual abuse of underage girls by him and    his associates.       The Duke's name was in Epstein's

This comes after two other organisations on Friday confirmed that they had cut ties with the Duke of York over the Newsnight interview.

Trustees of Baker Dearing Educational Trust confirmed to Sky News that the duke had ceased being patron of the organisation - which helps run the 50 University Technical Colleges (UTCs) across the country - with "immediate effect".

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Tall Ships Youth Trust said it has started "the process of seeking a new patron".

The prince's decisions to stand down from his positions has been labelled a "positive first step" but based on "only a half truth", according to the lawyer of his accuser.

Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Ghislaine Maxwell are posing for a picture: Prince Andrew and a 17-year-old Virginia Roberts at Ghislaine Maxwell's house in London in March 2001. Pic: Rex/Shutterstock © Rex Features Prince Andrew and a 17-year-old Virginia Roberts at Ghislaine Maxwell's house in London in March 2001. Pic: Rex/Shutterstock David Boies, said: "Prince Andrew's recent interview and his subsequent action to withdraw from public life is welcome news. It is a positive first step towards taking responsibility for his actions.

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"However, basing his decision to step away from his duties due to his relationship with Jeffrey Epstein is only a half truth.

"He clearly had a long-term association with Ghislaine Maxwell who we maintain was Epstein's co-conspirator and played a central role in devastating the lives of countless women."

The duke is not under investigation and has denied any wrongdoing.

In his interview with Newsnight, the prince said he thought visiting Epstein in 2010 to end their friendship was "the honourable thing to do".

a woman looking at the camera: Virginia Roberts Guiffre alleges she had sex with Prince Andrew in 2001 when she was 17 © Other Virginia Roberts Guiffre alleges she had sex with Prince Andrew in 2001 when she was 17 He said he "let the side down" by staying at the billionaire's New York mansion, but said he had done so because it was "convenient".

The duke also said he had "no recollection" of meeting Ms Roberts Giuffre, who claims she was trafficked by Epstein and forced to have sex with a number of his associates, including Andrew, when she was 17.

When asked whether he had sex with Ms Roberts Giuffre after meeting in a London nightclub in 2001, he said the alleged encounter did not happen.

He said he had been in Pizza Express in Woking that afternoon with his daughter, Princess Beatrice, and was then at home that evening.

Andrew also suggested a photo of him and Ms Roberts Giuffre together at the London home of Ms Maxwell may have been doctored.

Ms Maxwell has previously denied any wrongdoing and her current whereabouts are unknown.

'Lock them all up and throw away the key': Virginia Roberts says Ghislaine Maxwell must be arrested and Prince Andrew belongs in jail as she accuses authorities of a cover up .
In a number of posts on her Twitter account today Virginia Roberts agreed with other social media users that Prince Andrew should be in jail and his friend Ghislaine Maxwell arrested.Virginia Roberts has said Ghislaine Maxwell should be arrested and that Prince Andrew belongs in jail - as she accuses the authorities of a cover up.

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