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Six reports from Prince Andrew summit - from William's fury to Queen's 'lifeline'

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Prince Andrew was stripped of his royal patronages and military titles this week just one day after being told he is go to court for a civil trial.

The decision means the Duke of York has been completely removed from official royal life and going forward will be an ordinary citizen, according to the Mirror.

He was told by the Queen on Thursday (January 13) that he will no longer use the title of His Royal Highness in any official capacity.

It is further blow to the scandal-hit royal, who found out the day previous that New York judge Lewis Kaplan ruled that the prince must face a civil trial on accusations of sexual abuse against Virginia Giuffre when she was 17.

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