Tag: Andrew, Duke of York

‘I Don’t Know Prince Andrew,’ Trump Says. Photos Say Otherwise.

LONDON — President Trump moved on Tuesday to distance himself from Prince Andrew, the son of Queen Elizabeth II who has become entangled in sexual abuse accusations against the disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein. “I don’t know Prince Andrew, but it’s a tough story,” Mr. Trump told reporters while visiting London for a NATO meeting, adding: […]

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Prince Andrew’s Accuser Takes Her Case to the BBC

LONDON — Virginia Roberts Giuffre recalled a whirlwind trip to London with her employer, the financier Jeffrey Epstein, when she was 17. It began at a townhouse where Prince Andrew was talking about his ex-wife, the Duchess of York. It moved on to a club, where she said she and the prince danced, and he […]

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In Prince Andrew Scandal, Prince Charles Emerges as Monarch-in-Waiting

LONDON — When Queen Elizabeth II welcomes President Trump and other world leaders to Buckingham Palace on Tuesday to mark the 70th anniversary of NATO, it will be another testament to her extraordinary longevity: She acceded to the throne only three years after the alliance was formed. Yet it will also showcase the House of […]

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Prince Andrew’s Friendship With Epstein Joins a List of Royal Scandals

LONDON — The British monarchy has survived public crises before — religious schisms, revolutions, murderous kings — but this week the royal family scrambled to confront a relatively new opponent: the embarrassing televised interview. The Duke of York, better known as Prince Andrew, the second son of Queen Elizabeth II, struggled to defend himself during a […]

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After Disastrous Epstein Interview, Prince Andrew Steps Down From Public Duties

LONDON — Prince Andrew, caught up in a firestorm over his relationship with the disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein that has spread rapidly to threaten the entire British royal family, announced on Wednesday that he would step back from public life for the foreseeable future. The prince’s extraordinary statement capped a tumultuous four days since his […]

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Prince Andrew Steps Down From Public Duties in Aftermath of Epstein Interview

Prince Andrew, under siege for his past association with the disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, announced Wednesday that he would “step back from public duties for the foreseeable future.” In a statement issued on Twitter, he said it had become clear that his relationship with Mr. Epstein had “become a major disruption to my family’s work […]

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Companies Abandon Prince Andrew After Calamitous Epstein Interview

LONDON — Prince Andrew came under heightened pressure on Tuesday as the repercussions of a disastrous interview about his friendship with the disgraced Manhattan financier Jeffrey Epstein spread amid calls that he testify to the F.B.I. A woman who has accused Mr. Epstein of sexually abusing her as a child said on Monday that the […]

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Prince Andrew Gets Candid, and Britain Is Appalled

LONDON — When members of the British royal family consent to warts-and-all television interviews about their troubled private lives, it generally has the effect of roiling the waters rather than calming them. So when Prince Andrew set out to explain his friendship with the financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein in a BBC interview […]

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Prince Andrew Says He ‘Let the Side Down’ When He Stayed With Jeffrey Epstein

LONDON — In a rare public moment of contrition for a member of Britain’s royal family, Prince Andrew said this week that it was wrong for him to have stayed at the Manhattan townhouse of Jeffrey Epstein after the financier had served time for soliciting a minor for prostitution. The Duke of York was confronted […]

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A Relationship With Jeffrey Epstein That Bill Gates Now ‘Regrets’

Jeffrey Epstein, the convicted sex offender who committed suicide in prison, managed to lure an astonishing array of rich, powerful and famous men into his orbit. There were billionaires (Leslie Wexner and Leon Black), politicians (Bill Clinton and Bill Richardson), Nobel laureates (Murray Gell-Mann and Frank Wilczek) and even royals (Prince Andrew). Few, though, compared […]

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Epstein Accuser Urges Prince Andrew to ‘Come Clean’ on Sex Allegations

LONDON — One of the women who has accused Jeffrey Epstein of sex crimes has issued a startlingly clear appeal to Prince Andrew of Britain to “come clean” about his relationship with the disgraced financier. “He knows exactly what he’s done, and I hope he comes clean about it,” the woman, Virginia Roberts Giuffre, said […]

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Prince Andrew Denies Knowing of Sex Trafficking by Epstein

LONDON — Prince Andrew, facing intensifying scrutiny of his ties to the disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, broke a long silence on Saturday to say that he never saw or suspected any behavior involving the sexual trafficking and exploitation of underage girls during their long friendship. The prince’s statement, which was issued in his own name […]

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Prince Andrew, ‘Appalled’ by Epstein Scandal, Denies Any Role

LONDON — The video, dark and grainy, shows a man identified as Prince Andrew of Britain standing in a doorway and waving goodbye to a young woman, then giving a look around before quickly shutting the door. The footage was published on Sunday by The Daily Mail, a British tabloid, which says it was taken […]

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