The Duke of York’s navy titles and royal patronages had been returned to the Queen, Buckingham Palace has acknowledged.
Prince Andrew, 61, will also stop utilizing the fashion His Royal Highness in a wonderful skill, a royal offer acknowledged.
It comes as he faces a US civil action over sexual assault allegations – claims he has constantly denied.
A offer end to the duke acknowledged he would “continue to protect himself” against the case introduced in Recent York by Virginia Giuffre.
Buckingham Palace acknowledged in a assertion: “With the Queen’s approval and settlement, the Duke of York’s navy affiliations and Royal patronages had been returned to the Queen. The Duke of York will continue now not to undertake any public duties and is defending this case as a non-public citizen.”
Reeta Chakrabarti provides BBC News at Ten reporting by royal correspondents Nicholas Witchell and Helena Wilkinson.
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