A Buckingham Palace spokesperson said the Duke of York had asked that his military promotion to Admiral, set for his 60th birthday, be deferred until he returns to public duty.
Councils have been told to raise the flag on town hall buildings to mark the Duke of York’s birthday.
Virginia Giuffre said Andrew should present himself for interview by American investigators over his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein.
Lawyers have accused Prince Andrew of failing to co-operate with the sex trafficking investigation.
Geoffrey Berman, Manhattan’s top prosecutor, said today that prosecutors and the FBI had contacted the Duke of York's lawyers and asked to interview him.
Andrew, 59, stepped down from public duties after a poorly received BBC Newsnight interview in November.
The victim, known as Jane Doe 15, was reportedly offered the chance to meet Prince Andrew in an effort to get her to go to Jeffrey Epstein's Caribbean island Little St James.
The royal family has been engulfed in scandal surrounding Prince Andrew’s association with the late American financier Jeffrey Epstein. Epstein was a convicted sex offender who was arrested in July on federal charges of sex trafficking minors in Florida. He was found dead in his jail cell in August. How is Prince Andrew connected to Epstein and who is he in the royal family?
The 'Good Morning Britain' co-host was appalled by the Duke of York's 'Newsnight' interview.
The Duke of York announced he would be stepping down from public duties after his disastrous TV appearance.
The wealthy financier killed himself in prison in August while await trial on sex trafficking charges.
Baroness Helena Kennedy QC said that she would advise the Duke of York not to fly to America to speak to the FBI.
The Duke of York could still appear at Trooping the Colour and the Remembrance Sunday service.
The Duke of York announced he was stepping down from his duties after a meeting with the Queen.
The 'Loose Women' presenter recalled clashing with the Duke of York at a charity event, claiming he made 'offensive remarks'.
Prince Andrew has denied allegations he had sex with one of Jeffrey Epstein's alleged victims.
The US financier killed himself in his jail cell earlier this month while awaiting trial for sex trafficking.