If the Queen was to contract coronavirus, her son Prince Andrew and grandson Prince Harry could be called on to represent her.
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.
The Duke of York was forced to scale down his royal role after his disastrous 'Newsnight' interview last year.
Royal commentators voiced their shock and disbelief at Sarah Ferguson's 'tone deaf' reaction to Prince Andrew's interview over sex allegations.
Prince Andrew was absent from the family's traditional Christmas Day service.
Prince William would have been involved in the decision to remove Prince Andrew from public duties following the scandal surrounding his relationship with Jeffrey Epstein, Yahoo UK's The Royal Special hears.
Prince Andrew's Newsnight interviewed showed him as aloof and out-of-touch, Royal commentators tell Yahoo UK's The Royal Special.
The scandal engulfing Prince Andrew has shown how fragile the royal family is, The Sun's former royal editor Duncan Larcombe told Yahoo UK's The Royal Special.
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 Duke of York is still expected to attend Trooping the Colour and Remembrance Sunday events in 2020.
Virginia Roberts' interview with Panorama follows the duke’s interview with Newsnight, which was widely seen as a disaster.
The Duke of York is facing allegations, which he denies, that he had sex with Virginia Giuffre three times while she was being trafficked by paedophile Jeffrey Epstein.
Ms Giuffre, who claims she was forced into having sex with Prince Andrew when she was 17, will appear on the BBC's Panorama programme on Monday.
The 'Good Morning Britain' co-host was appalled by the Duke of York's 'Newsnight' interview.
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.