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Prince Andrew's official website has been taken down

The Duke of York's Twitter account is still active

The official website for Prince Andrew has been taken down. The site – thedukeofyork.org – now automatically redirects to the main royal.uk page. His page on that website remains in place; the 'About' section opens with the announcement: "In November 2019, His Royal Highness The Duke of York stepped back from his public duties for the foreseeable future."

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It also includes the statement Andrew released in November 2019, regarding his former association with Jeffrey Epstein.

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Notably, the 60-year-old's official Twitter account is still active, although he has not posted since last year. The same is true of his Instagram account.

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Prince Andrew's website now redirects to royal.uk

Prince Andrew – the Queen's second son – has kept a very low-profile in recent months. In June, he responded to claims that he had refused to co-operate with the US Department of Justice's (DOJ) investigation into disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein.

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The royal's legal team, Blackfords, released a lengthy statement saying that Andrew had offered to assist the DOJ three times this year and the authority first requested his help on 2 January.

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Prince Andrew is the Queen's second son

Prince Andrew stepped back from royal duties in November 2019. He confirmed: "I have asked Her Majesty if I may step back from public duties for the foreseeable future, and she has given her permission. I continue to unequivocally regret my ill-judged association with Jeffrey Epstein.

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"His suicide has left many unanswered questions, particularly for his victims, and I deeply sympathise with everyone who has been affected and wants some form of closure. I can only hope that, in time, they will be able to rebuild their lives. Of course, I am willing to help any appropriate law enforcement agency with their investigations, if required."

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