Royals

'Right time' for Prince Andrew to return military titles and Royal patronages to the Queen

The Duke of York is facing a civil trial in the US after being accused of sexually assaulting Virginia Giuffre in 2001, when she was 17.

A retired Colonel, who trained with the Duke of York, believes it was the right time for him to return his military titles and Royal patronages to the Queen.

Prince Andrew is facing a civil trial in the US after being accused of sexually assaulting Virginia Giuffre in 2001, when she was 17. He denies the claims.

Rupert Wieloch told Forces News the move will be welcomed by many former affiliations in the military.