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- Second son and third child of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (born 1960)
The front pages on Friday are dominated by the Queen stripping the Duke of York of his royal and military titles as the fallout continues from his sexual assault lawsuit.
The Daily Telegraph and The Guardian carry the news delivered by Buckingham Palace that the monarchy is moving to distance itself from Andrew.
📰The front page of tomorrow's Daily Telegraph:
'Queen freezes out Andrew'#TomorrowsPapersToday
— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) January 13, 2022
Guardian front page, Friday 14 January 2022: Queen strips Andrew of military and royal roles pic.twitter.com/VGABvitUW5
— Guardian news (@guardiannews) January 13, 2022
The Daily Mail writes that the Duke of York had a “haunted look” as he arrived for a “crisis summit” with the Queen, reporting that it was the Prince of Wales who demanded his brother’s exile.
— Daily Mail U.K. (@DailyMailUK) January 13, 2022
The Sun and Metro both quip that the prince has been “throne out” by the royal family.
— The Sun (@TheSun) January 13, 2022
Friday’s front page:
— Metro Newspaper UK (@MetroUKNews) January 13, 2022
i writes the Monarch “banishes her favourite son from royal life to limit further damage from sexual assault allegations”.
Friday's front page: Prince Andrew cast out by the Queen
— i newspaper (@theipaper) January 13, 2022
The Daily Express says the Queen cast the Duke of York adrift “for the sake of monarchy”.
— Daily Express (@Daily_Express) January 13, 2022
The Times called the Duke of York’s public ousting a “humiliating blow”.
— Neil Henderson (@hendopolis) January 13, 2022
The Daily Star continues in the same vein, calling the Duke of York a “narcissist” who was “formerly known as Prince”.
— Daily Star (@dailystar) January 13, 2022
Elsewhere, The Daily Mirror reports that “hours before” the Queen was seen mourning alone at her husband’s funeral, Downing Street staff held two “boozy bashes”.
— The Mirror (@DailyMirror) January 13, 2022
And the Financial Times reports that talks between the US, Nato and Russia have hit a “dead end”, with the Kremlin’s threat of military action against Ukraine remaining.