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USCtrojan 05-29-2004 01:43 PM

Prince Andrew, Duke Of York: News and Pictures 2: May04 - May06
Here is another start to a Prince Andrew news thread. The other was getting too long!

angela 05-30-2004 06:35 PM

I have no time whatsoever for Prince Andrew. Not only does he appear to be the stupidest member of the family but also rude and arrogant with it. People always comment on Fergie's antics over the years but in the early days they looked like a match made in Heaven. At least she seems to have grown up slightly over the years whilst he appears to be as immature as ever. I doubt that he will ever marry again as no sensible woman would have him.

A.C.C. 08-06-2004 02:28 AM

The Duke of York met service men and women and their families during a visit to the 9th/12th Royal Lancers (Princes of Wales) at Haig Barracks, Germany. Prince Andrew is Colonel-in-Chief of the regiment. July 29, 2004.

The Duke of York with a serviceman and his child

GrandDuchess 09-07-2004 12:34 PM

Britain's Prince Andrew, The Duke of York receives Mr Klaus, President of the Czech Republic at Buckingham Palace. September 6, 2004

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Lyonnaise 10-14-2004 01:51 PM

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NEW YORK - OCTOBER 10: (ITALY OUT, NY DAILY NEWS OUT, NY NEWSDAY OUT) Prince Andrew, Duke of York (R) and an unidentified friend wait for their limousine after leaving Cipriani's restaurant accompanied by a security team (L) October 10, 2004 in New York City.

Lyonnaise 12-01-2004 04:04 AM

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Polfoto 01-12-2004 Britain's Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, right, delivers his remarks as Mirzan Mahathir, president of Asian Strategy Leadership Institute listens during a business talk in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2004. Andrew on Wednesday encouraged British businesses to invest in Malaysia, calling it an important trading partner.

Lyonnaise 12-15-2004 04:59 AM

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Polfoto 14-12-2004 Britain's Prince Andrew jokes with dancer Jane Haworth, who plays the part of Ms V Aggra in the English National Ballet production of 'The Nutcracker', before a tea party with the cast of the show at Buckingham Palace, in London, Tuesday Dec. 14, 2004.(AP Photo/Michael Dunlea, Daily Mail, pool)

Anna_R 01-03-2005 10:58 AM

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3 JANUARY 2005

To describe Prince Andrew as a member of the jet-set would be something of an understatement, as the well-travelled royal has broken his own record for overseas engagements.
The 44-year-old made a staggering 309 foreign visits in 2004, compared with 179 the previous year. And altogether he managed to notch up 581 appearances, meaning that only Princess Anne had a more hectic schedule. The Princess Royal's jam-packed appointment book saw her make 599 visits, though only 131 were overseas.

Most of Andrew's trips were made in his capacity as an official trade ambassador for Britain. Over the course of the last 12 months he has taken in such exotic destinations as Japan, Quatar, Oman, Russia and Bahrain.

His penchant for attending major sporting events and enjoying the odd round of golf - has also earned him a reputation as a "playboy prince". But representatives for UK Trade and Investment, the governmental body in charge of promoting British industry, insist he is a very hard worker.

"He has never put a foot wrong in all the work he has done for us," said a spokesman. "He is a first-class diplomat. When he started in 2001 it was a steep learning curve, but he's brought management skills with him and he's learned very, very quickly."

1. The Duke of York made some 309 foreign appearances last year, largely through his role as a trade ambassador for Britain

Ennyllorac 01-17-2005 12:04 AM


Originally Posted by HMQueenElizabethII
Prince Andrew attended the funeral of Grand Duchess Josephine Charlotte:

In this picture I think Andrew is look a lot like his father!

Lyonnaise 01-17-2005 03:34 PM

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LONDON - JANUARY 17: HRH Prince Andrew, Duke of York, arrives for "UK Radio Aid", a nationally syndicated event raising funds for children affected by the Asian tsunami, at Capital Radio, Leicester Square on January 17, 2005 in London. Over 200 commercial radio stations suspend normal programming for the day to broadcast the appeal, donate a day's profits and request that their listeners donate an hour of their time or money to the cause.

Lyonnaise 01-17-2005 03:35 PM

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a few more from UK Radio aid

sophie 01-19-2005 08:32 PM

Looks Like Prince Andrew Has Lost Weight And Sarah Has Put On The Weight!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

susan alicia 01-30-2005 03:53 AM

this one is a week old, was on tv and in the papers:

Palace rejects prince criticism The report cleared the prince of breaking any rules

The Royal Family has rejected criticism of Prince Andrew after the National Audit Office found he spent 325,000 of public money in a year hiring aircraft.

The National Audit Office (NAO) said the prince was reluctant to use "unreliable" trains for journeys, according to a Mail on Sunday report.

But a Buckingham Palace spokesman said the story was an "unbalanced version" of a NAO letter to an MP.

The Palace said the letter should be published in full.

The Mail on Sunday also quoted the Palace as saying that the NAO had "exonerated the Duke of York from inappropriate use of public funds in his use of transport".

The NAO inquiry followed queries from Ian Davidson, Labour MP for Glasgow Pollok, about the prince's travel expenditure.

Expenses detailed in the report included:
  • 32,000 on flights to St Andrews golf course, while Prince Andrew was club captain there
  • Almost 3,000 chartering a helicopter for a 50-mile trip to a lunch in Oxford in June 2003
  • 3,600 using an RAF jet for a 90-mile journey to a Somerset military base in June 2004

An NAO spokesman on Sunday said that the information passed to Mr Davidson was termed as private correspondence and not one of the NAO's official reports, which all go before Parliament.

He said the Palace would have to submit a formal written request asking for the information to be published.

It would then be up to Comptroller and Auditor General Sir John Bourn to decide whether to publish, the spokesman said.


After viewing the report, Mr Davidson said Prince Andrew seemed "disconnected from the real world".

"The idea that any of his subjects would be able to take a helicopter simply because the train timetables were deemed by them to be unreliable demonstrates that he is living in a world divorced from the rest of the population of the UK." He said on Sunday that he would meet with the chairman of the Commons Public Accounts Committee to discuss protocol for making the information public. The Royal Family receives Department for Transport grants to pay for air and rail travel to official engagements.

Lyonnaise 02-28-2005 06:14 AM

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1-2: MUSCAT, OMAN: Britain's Prince Andrew hands a graduation degree to an Omani student who has completed his studies in the United Kingdom, 24 February 2005 in Muscat. AFP PHOTO/MOHAMMED MAHJOUB (Photo credit should read MOHAMMED MAHJOUB/AFP/Getty Images)

3: MUSCAT, OMAN: Britain's Prince Andrew meets with Omani Minister of National Economy, Ahmad bin Abdel Nabi Mekki in Muscat 26 February 2005. AFP PHOTO

Lyonnaise 03-09-2005 12:25 PM

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BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - MARCH 9: Patron HRH Prince Andrew, Duke of York jokes with the Olympic Silver Medal winner Gail Emms of Great Britain during the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships at the National Indoor Arena on March 9, 2005 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images)

HMQueenElizabethII 03-24-2005 01:58 AM

According to the just updated engagements from the British Royal website,Prince Andrew will visit Thailand in April to say thank you to the Thai had helped for British victims during the Tsunami in December 2004.

Anna_R 04-04-2005 09:20 AM

Prince Andrew visiting Hamburg

Amira 04-20-2005 10:37 AM

Prince Andrew Duke of York Visits In Japan
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TOKYO, JAPAN - APRIL 20: Prince Andrew Duke of York attends the Mini Exhibition of successful UK ICT companies at the British Embassy on April 20, 2005 in Tokyo, Japan. The Prince is in Japan on a four-day visit.

Lyonnaise 04-21-2005 12:55 PM

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Polfoto 20-04-2005 Britain's Prince Andrew, right, speaks with Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito as he visits the crown prince's residence, Togu Palace, in Tokyo Wednesday, April 20, 2005. His Royal Highness is on a four-day private visit to Japan. (AP Photo/Toshiyuki Aizawa, Pool)

kwanfan 04-21-2005 02:25 PM

Crown Prince Naruhito has been very busy lately!

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