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Island city’s in demand
Daily News and Analysis - almost 5 years
Mumbai sees two exclusive international events tomorrow — the welcoming of Prince Andrew, Duke of York, and a Parisian food show.
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Another Educational System Fails to Educate
MMD Newswire - almost 5 years
Some teachers and principals say they can predict which students will end up in prison. April 9, 2012 (MMD Newswire) -- Throughout the United States, especially in the poor neighborhoods of large cities, too many public schools are failing to reach, teach, and engage thousands of struggling youths. Whether because of poor educational backgrounds, reluctance to be in the school environment, or both, they are failed by the schools they attend. As a result of these failures, thousands of school-age youths find themselves amongst the rising numbers of incarcerated juveniles. These students have already struggled greatly before embarking on the path that leads them to prison. To make matters worse, once arrested and awaiting trial in juvenile detention centers or adult county jails across the nation, these school-aged youths find themselves part of a system that fails to educate them. Hilderbrand Pelzer III, an award-winning educator, has created a solution to help provide the ed ...
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Prince Andrew Is A Great Godfather
Beleb Dirty Laundry - about 5 years
Model Angie Everhart asked <a class="fplink fp-223862" href="/Prince+Andrew+Duke+Of+York+1">Prince Andrew, Duke of York</a> to take on the spiritual guidance of her 19-month-old son Kayden – her child with former boyfriend Chad Stansbury – and thinks he is doing a wonderful job. She said: “<a class="fplink fp-223862" href="/Prince+Andrew+Duke+Of+York+1">Prince Andrew, Duke of York</a> is one of the first people I told about the pregnancy. He’s a very good friend. He’s someone who’s always there, very supportive.  There’s no better man, he’s absolutely fantastic. The godfather is like a father figure, so if something happens to me, God forbid, he will take care of Kayden. It’s a big responsibility and shows what a great person he is.” On Kayden’s first birthday, Andrew took Angie and the little boy for a tour of Buckingham Palace and the US beauty admits she found the situation overwhelming. She added: “There Andrew was showing him a photo of his great-great-great-grandmot ...
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Peter Jones and Prince Andrew visit Chichester College
Bognor Regis Observer - about 5 years
Top businessman and Dragons’ Den member <a class="fplink fp-643955" href="/peter+jones+2">Peter Jones</a> was at Chichester College this afternoon (Tuesday, February 7) to help inspire future entrepreneurs.
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Prince Andrew trips still funded by taxes: MPs want answers
Daily Mail (UK) - about 5 years
Palace sources confirmed yesterday that he has undertaken trade missions to seven countries in the past six months, including numerous meetings with foreign heads of state and senior ministers.
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Prince Andrew: Taxpayer still funding trip for Airmiles Andy
Daily Mail (UK) - about 5 years
The Duke of York has met numerous foreign heads of state and senior ministers for talks on trade since standing down as UK Special Representative for International Trade and Investment last July.
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Prince Andrew arouses concerns over 'business as usual' trade missions
Guardian (UK) - about 5 years
Labour demands answers as Duke of York continues making foreign trips despite giving up official role six months ago The government has been urged to explain why <a class="fplink fp-223862" href="/prince+andrew+duke+of+york+1">Prince Andrew, Duke of York</a> has met four foreign heads of state in the past six months and embarked on two full-scale government trade missions despite stepping down as the UK's special representative for trade. The Duke of York announced last July that he would relinquish the role following criticism of his association with a convicted child sex offender, Jeffrey Epstein, and business connections with dictators including Colonel Gaddafi. But palace records reveal he has remained at the heart of the UK government's export drive and has carried out 17 engagements in Saudi Arabia and China for UK Trade and Investment, an arm of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, since the announcement that he was no longer the special representative for tr ...
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'At least we've our own currency': Prince Andrew pokes fun at EU nations suffering from collapse of Euro
Daily Mail (UK) - about 5 years
The Duke of York told entrepreneurs at the Davos summit in Switzerland that foreign firms should invest in Britain, not other European nations, because 'unlike them it is open for business'.
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Prince Andrew advertises for £16k skivvy who can run a bath and help with the packing
Daily Mail (UK) - about 5 years
The successful applicant should also be prepared to pack and unpack suitcases, run baths for guests, bring breakfast trays and assist with their dressing.
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Prince Andrew takes more overseas trips than last year despite trade role ending
Daily Mail (UK) - about 5 years
The Duke of York gave up his role as a trade envoy for Britain when disturbing details emerged of his close friendship with convicted paedophile Jeffery Epstein.
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Prince Charles vs Prince Andrew: Royal divide over role for Princesses
Daily Mail (UK) - over 5 years
Prince Charles would say of <a class="fplink fp-223862" href="/prince+andrew+duke+of+york">Prince Andrew, Duke of York</a> that 'he wants to be me', while Andrew would complain that Charles's plans for a slimmed-down monarchy were targeted at him.
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Gaddafi 'bedded four women before holding trade talks with Prince Andrew'
Daily Mail (UK) - over 5 years
The Libyan dictator had a voracious sexual appetite and was so addicted to anti-impotence Viagra pills a nurse told him to cut down his intake.
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Prince Andrew takes taxpayer-funded tour of the Far East by private jet
Daily Mail (UK) - over 5 years
It is his third foreign trip in just over a month – shortly after he very publicly announced his decision to stand down as a global trade ambassador following years of criticism about his globe trotting.
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Duke of York Prince Andrew seeks royal role for Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie
Daily Mail (UK) - over 5 years
Despite misgivings from Prince Charles and senior courtiers, who believe the monarchy needs to slim down to survive, the Duke of York is determined to introduce his daughters to royal duties.
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Woburn Abbey staff sacked over chef 'dunking' - Telegraph.co.uk
Google News - over 5 years
The current Duke, Andrew Russell, 49, is the 15th to hold the title. He ranked 102nd in the Sunday Times Rich List in 2005. Between 1999 and 2002 Woburn was the subject of a BBC 2 television series called Country House
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Duke swimmer helps US win gold - News & Observer
Google News - over 5 years
Twichell, a June graduate of Duke, Andrew Gemmell and Sean Ryan finished in 57 minutes, 00.6 seconds - 1.2 seconds ahead of second-place Australia, which was represented by Melissa Gorman, Ky Hurst and Rhys Mainstone. Isabelle Haerle, Thomas Lurz and
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Doherty Memorial High School graduation - Worcester Telegram
Google News - over 5 years
... Gert Dervishaj, Deanna N. Diaz, Joan J. Diaz-Ortega (H), Daniel James G. Direnzo, Dean F. Domiano Jr., Peter C. Doyle, Courtney D. Drake, Nicholas T. Drosidis, Tonya L. Dryden, Kelsey D. Duffy, Janet M. Duke, Andrew T. Duncan (H, NHS), Julian Dymi,
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Dowager Duchess 'needs to rest' - Derbyshire Times (press release)
Google News - almost 6 years
She needs to rest so has cancelled all public appearances for the time being.” The Dowager, known as Debo, was the face of Chatsworth until the death of husband and former Duke Andrew Cavendish in 2004 when their son Peregrine became the 12th Duke of
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One's historic visit - Belfast Telegraph
Google News - almost 6 years
After their marriage he became Prince Philip&#39;s polo manager and he and his wife became friends with the Queen and Duke. Andrew and Fergie played together as children and married in 1986. The marriage lasted 10 years and produced hundreds of headlines
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Prince Andrew, Duke of York
    FORTIES
  • 2016
    In May 2016, a fresh controversy broke out when the Daily Mail alleged that the Duke had brokered a £385 million deal to assist a Greek and Swiss consortium secure a £385 million contract to build water and sewerage networks in two of Kazakhstan's largest cities, while working as British trade envoy, and had stood to gain a £4 million payment in commission.
    More Details Hide Details The newspaper published an email from the Duke to Kazakh oligarch Kenges Rakishev, (who had allegedly brokered sale of the Prince's Berkshire mansion Sunninghill Park), and claimed that Rakishev had arranged meetings for the consortium. After initially claiming the email was a forgery, Buckingham Palace sought to block its publication as a privacy breach. The Palace strongly denied the allegation that the Duke had acted as a "fixer" calling the article "untrue, defamatory and a breach of the editor's code of conduct." A former Foreign Office minister, MP Chris Bryant stated: "When I was at the Foreign Office it was very difficult to see in whose interests he Duke was acting. He doesn't exactly add lustre to the Royal diadem." There were calls for an official enquiry, the head of campaign group Republic saying "this appears to represent abuse of Andrew's position as trade envoy."
    At the time of his birth, he was second in the line of succession to succeed his mother; as of 2016 he is sixth in line.
    More Details Hide Details He also holds the rank of commander and the honorary rank of vice admiral (as of February 2015) in the Royal Navy, in which he served as an active duty helicopter pilot and later instructor in helicopter flight. He saw active service during the Falklands War, flying on multiple missions including anti-surface warfare, Exocet missile decoy and casualty evacuation.
  • 2015
    In July 2015 he was installed as Chancellor of the University of Huddersfield.
    More Details Hide Details He became the Patron of the charity Attend in 2003, and is a member of the International Advisory Board of the Royal United Services Institute. As the United Kingdom's Special Trade Representative, the Duke of York travelled the world to promote British businesses. It was revealed in the United States diplomatic cables leak that the Duke had been reported on by Tatiana Gfoeller, the United States Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan, discussing bribery in Kyrgyzstan and the investigation into the Al-Yamamah arms deal. The dispatch continued: "His mother's subjects seated around the table roared their approval. He then went on to 'these (expletive) journalists, especially from the National Guardian, who poke their noses everywhere' and (presumably) make it harder for British businessmen to do business. The crowd practically clapped!"
    On 7 April 2015, Judge Kenneth Marra ruled that the "sex allegations made against Prince Andrew in court papers filed in Florida must be struck from the public record".
    More Details Hide Details Marra made no ruling as to whether claims by Roberts are true or false, specifically stating that Roberts may later give evidence when the case comes to court.
    The allegations have, as of early 2015, not been tested in any court, but Roberts repeated allegations against the Duke and against Epstein in a sworn legal statement under penalty of perjury.
    More Details Hide Details Buckingham Palace stated that "any suggestion of impropriety with underage minors is categorically untrue", later repeating the denials. Lawyers for Roberts claim a request to the Duke for a statement under oath about the allegations was returned unanswered. Further, when the Duke was asked if he planned to reply under oath, he refused to answer and left the room. The American government may also be trying to prevent the Duke having to testify under oath. Dershowitz said, "she's lied about me... she should not be believed about anyone else... it must be presumed all her allegations against Prince Andrew were false as well." Dershowitz initiated legal proceedings contesting the allegations and he and Epstein are suing the lawyers representing Roberts. By contrast Virginia Roberts stated she would not "be bullied back into silence."
    In January 2015, Virginia Roberts made allegations of sexual impropriety against the Duke in court papers related to a civil action in Florida arising from the Epstein affair, but to which the Duke was not a party.
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    In January 2015, there was renewed media pressure for Buckingham Palace to explain the Duke's connection with Epstein.
    More Details Hide Details Peter Oborne, writing in The Daily Telegraph in January 2015, stated that "the proven facts are grim enough. What was the prince doing, in the first place, with Epstein, a paedophile who was jailed in 2008 for soliciting young girls for under-age prostitution?" Andrew's election to the Royal Society prompted "Britain's leading scientists" to "revolt" due to Andrew's lack of scientific background, with some noting he had only a high-school level education. In an op-ed in The Sunday Times, Humboldt Prize recipient David Colquhoun opined, in references to Andrew's qualifications, that "if I wanted a tip for the winner of the 14.30 at Newmarket, I’d ask a royal. For most other questions, I wouldn’t."
  • 2014
    As of November 2014, the Duke had met Ilham Aliyev, the president of Azerbaijan, on 12 separate occasions.
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  • 2011
    He had to stand down as a trade envoy for the UK in 2011 following controversy over his friendship with Mr. Aliyev, who has been criticised for corruption and for abuses of human rights by Amnesty International, but he has continued to visit him in Azerbaijan since standing down.
    More Details Hide Details In March 2011 Kaye Stearman of the Campaign Against the Arms Trade told Channel 4 News CAAT sees Prince Andrew as part of a bigger problem, "He is the front man for UKTI. Our concerns are not just Prince Andrew, it's the whole UKTI set up. They see arms as just another commodity but it has completely disproportionate resources. At the London office of UKTI the arms sector has more staff than all the others put together. We are concerned that Prince Andrew is used to sell arms, and where you sell arms it is likely to be to despotic regimes. He is the cheerleader in chief for the arms industry, shaking hands and paving the way for the salesmen." In January 2014 Prince Andrew took part in a delegation to Bahrain. Spokesman for CAAT, Andrew Smith said, "We are calling on Prince Andrew and the UK government to stop selling arms to Bahrain. By endorsing the Bahraini dictatorship Prince Andrew is giving his implicit support to their oppressive practices. When our government sells arms it is giving moral and practical support to an illegitimate and authoritarian regime and directly supporting their systematic crackdown on opposition groups. We shouldn't allow our international image to be used as a PR tool for the violent and oppressive dictatorship in Bahrain."
    As well as carrying out various official engagements, he served as Britain's Special Representative for International Trade and Investment until July 2011.
    More Details Hide Details Prince Andrew was born in the Belgian Suite of Buckingham Palace on 19 February 1960, the third child and second son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
    In July 2011, the Duke was reported to have cut all ties with Epstein, but in July 2011 the Duke's role as Trade Envoy was terminated.
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    In March 2011, it was reported that the Duke's friendship with Jeffrey Epstein, a man with a conviction in Florida for soliciting an underage girl for prostitution, was producing "a steady stream of criticism".
    More Details Hide Details Sarah, Duchess of York, disclosed that the Duke helped arrange for Epstein to pay off some of her debts. The Duke strolled publicly with Epstein after the latter's release from prison, allegedly while negotiating this financial help.
  • 2010
    Earlier in 2010, it was revealed that the Kazakhstan President's billionaire son-in-law Timur Kulibayev paid the Duke of York's representatives £15 million – £3 million over the asking price – via offshore companies, for the Duke's Surrey mansion, Sunninghill Park. Kulibayev frequently appears in US dispatches as one of the men who have accumulated millions in gas-rich Kazakhstan. In May 2012, it was reported that Swiss and Italian police investigating "a network of personal and business relationships" allegedly used for "international corruption" were looking at the activities of Enviro Pacific Investments which charges "multi-million pound fees" to energy companies wishing to deal with Kazakhstan.
    More Details Hide Details The trust is believed to have paid £6 million towards the purchase of Sunninghill which now appears derelict. In response, a Palace spokesman said "This was a private sale between two trusts. There was never any impropriety on the part of The Duke of York". Libby Purves wrote in The Times in January 2015: "Prince Andrew dazzles easily when confronted with immense wealth and apparent power. He has fallen for 'friendships' with bad, corrupt and clever men, not only in the US but in Libya, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tunisia, wherever."
    On 19 February 2010, his 50th birthday, he was promoted to Honorary Rear Admiral. Five years later, he was promoted to Vice Admiral. Prince Andrew married Sarah Ferguson at Westminster Abbey on 23 July 1986.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 2008
    The Sunday Times reported in July 2008 that for "the Duke of York's public role,... he last year received £436,000 to cover his expenses."
    More Details Hide Details On 8 March 2011, The Daily Telegraph reported: "In 2010, the Prince spent £620,000 as a trade envoy, including £154,000 on hotels, food and hospitality and £465,000 on travel." On 3 September 2012, the Duke of York was among a team of 40 people who abseiled down The Shard (tallest building in Europe) to raise money for educational charities the Outward Bound Trust and the Royal Marines Charitable Trust Fund. In 2013, it was announced that the Duke was becoming the Patron of London Metropolitan University and the University of Huddersfield.
    In 2008, a fire at Dolphin House resulted in Sarah moving into the Royal Lodge, again sharing a house with the Duke of York.
    More Details Hide Details Prince Andrew's lease of Royal Lodge is for 75 years, with the Crown Estate as landlord, and there is no annual tenancy charge. In May 2010, Sarah, Duchess of York, was filmed by a News of the World reporter claiming that her former husband had agreed that if she were to receive £500,000, he would meet the donor and pass on useful top-level business contacts. She was filmed receiving, in cash, $40,000 as a down payment. The duke's entourage emphatically denied he knew of the situation. In July 2011, Sarah, Duchess of York, stated that her multi-million pound debts had been cleared due to the intervention of her former husband, whom she compared to a "knight on a white charger".
  • 2003
    In 2003, Richard Kay, in his first gossip column for the Daily Mail, asserted that the Duke was about to marry the businesswoman Amanda Staveley.
    More Details Hide Details She was reported in The Sunday Telegraph as saying, "I will not be marrying Andrew now or in the future." In 2007, Sarah, Duchess of York, purchased Dolphin House, a mansion directly beside the Royal Lodge.
  • 2001
    She alleged she was first introduced to and, for £10,000, had sex with the Duke on a trip to London in 2001, when she was 17 (which is above the age of consent in the United Kingdom), and again in New York (where the age of consent is 17).
    More Details Hide Details Flight logs show the Duke and Virginia Roberts were in the same places when she alleges sex happened. The Duke and Roberts were also photographed together with the Duke's arm round Roberts' waist. Roberts said she was pressured to have sex with the Duke and "wouldn't have dared object" and feared leaving, as she felt Epstein, through contacts, could have got her "killed or abducted".
    From 2001 until July 2011, the Duke of York worked with UK Trade & Investment, part of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, as the United Kingdom's Special Representative for International Trade and Investment.
    More Details Hide Details The post, previously held by Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, involved representing and promoting the UK at various trade fairs and conferences around the world. His suitability for the role was challenged in the House of Commons by Shadow Justice Minister Chris Bryant in February 2011, at the time of the 2011 Libyan civil war, on the grounds that he was "not only a very close friend of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, but also... a close friend of the convicted Libyan gun smuggler Tarek Kaituni". The Duke is Patron of the Middle East Association (MEA), the UK's premier organisation for promoting trade and good relations with the Middle East, North Africa, Turkey and Iran. Since that ended the Duke continued to support UK enterprise without a special role. Robert Jobson claims he does this work well and wrote, "He is particularly passionate when dealing with young start-up entrepreneurs and bringing them together with successful businesses at networking and showcasing events. Andrew is direct and to the point, and his methods seem to work."
  • TWENTIES
  • 1999
    He was promoted to Commander on 27 April 1999, finishing his active naval career at the British Ministry of Defence in 2001, as an officer of the Diplomatic Directorate of the Naval Staff.
    More Details Hide Details In July of that year, the Duke of York was retired from the Active List of the Navy. Three years later, he was made an Honorary Captain, rather than the substantive rank of Captain, as would be customary.
  • 1996
    The marriage was ended in divorce on 30 May 1996.
    More Details Hide Details The Duke of York spoke fondly of his former wife: "We have managed to work together to bring our children up in a way that few others have been able to and I am extremely grateful to be able to do that." The couple agreed to share custody of their two daughters, and the Duchess continued to live at the Duke's home, Sunninghill Park, until 2004, when he moved to the Royal Lodge.
  • 1995
    From 1995 to 1996, the Duke was posted as Senior Pilot of 815 Naval Air Squadron, then the largest flying unit in the Fleet Air Arm.
    More Details Hide Details His main responsibility was to supervise flying standards and to guarantee an effective operational capability.
  • 1992
    He was promoted to Lieutenant-Commander on 1 February and passed the ship command examination on 12 March 1992.
    More Details Hide Details From 1993 to 1994, Prince Andrew commanded the Hunt-class minehunter HMS Cottesmore.
  • 1991
    He passed the squadron command examination on 16 July 1991, attended the Staff College, Camberley, the following year, and completed the Army Staff course.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1989
    The Duke of York served as flight commander and pilot of the Lynx HAS3 on HMS Campbeltown from 1989 to 1991, during which he also acted as Force Aviation Officer to Standing NRF Maritime Group 1 while the Campbeltown was flagship of the NATO force in the North Atlantic from 1990 to 1991.
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    He also served on HMS Edinburgh as an Officer of the Watch and Assistant Navigating Officer until 1989, including a six-month deployment as part of exercise Outback 88 to the Far East.
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  • 1986
    On 23 October 1986, the Duke of York (as he was by then) transferred to the General List, enrolled in a four-month helicopter warfare instructor's course at RNAS Yeovilton, and, upon graduation, served from February 1987 to April 1988 as a helicopter warfare officer in 702 Naval Air Squadron, RNAS Portland.
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    In 1986, Prince Andrew married Sarah Ferguson; the couple's marriage, subsequent separation and eventual divorce in 1996 attracted a high level of media coverage.
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  • 1983
    Though he had brief assignments to HMS Illustrious, RNAS Culdrose, and the Joint Services School of Intelligence, Prince Andrew remained with Invincible until 1983.
    More Details Hide Details Commander Nigel Ward's memoir, Sea Harrier Over the Falklands, described Prince Andrew as "an excellent pilot and a very promising officer." Following his return from the Falklands War and until his marriage to Sarah Ferguson, Prince Andrew dated actress Koo Stark. In late 1983, Prince Andrew transferred to RNAS Portland, was trained to fly the Lynx helicopter, and was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 February 1984, whereupon the Queen appointed him as her personal aide-de-Camp. Prince Andrew served aboard HMS Brazen as a flight pilot until 1986, including deployment to the Mediterranean Sea as part of Standing NRF Maritime Group 2. He undertook the Lieutenants' Greenwich Staff course.
  • 1982
    At the cessation of the war, Invincible returned to Portsmouth, where the Queen and Prince Philip joined other families of the crew in welcoming the vessel home. The Argentinean military government reportedly planned, but did not attempt, to assassinate the prince on Mustique in July 1982.
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    After being awarded his "wings", he moved onto more advanced training on the Sea King helicopter, and conducted operational flying training until 1982.
    More Details Hide Details He joined carrier-based squadron, 820 Naval Air Squadron, serving aboard the aircraft carrier, HMS Invincible. The Falkland Islands, which are a British overseas territory claimed by Argentina, were invaded by Argentina on 2 April 1982, an event that instigated the Falklands War. Invincible was one of the two operational aircraft carriers available at the time, and, as such, was to play a major role in the Royal Navy task force assembled to sail south to retake the islands. Prince Andrew's place on board and the possibility of the Queen's son being killed in action made the British Government apprehensive, and the Cabinet desired that Prince Andrew be moved to a desk job for the duration of the conflict. The Queen, though, insisted that her son be allowed to remain with his ship. Prince Andrew remained on board Invincible to serve as a Sea King helicopter co-pilot, flying on missions that included anti-submarine warfare and anti-surface warfare, Exocet missile decoy, casualty evacuation, transport, and search and air rescue. He witnessed the Argentinian attack on the SS Atlantic Conveyor.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1980
    During 1980 he also took the Royal Marines All Arms Commando Course.
    More Details Hide Details After passing out from Dartmouth, the prince went on to elementary flying training with the Royal Air Force at RAF Leeming, and later, basic flying training with the navy at HMS Seahawk, where he learned to fly the Gazelle helicopter.
  • 1979
    During March and April 1979, the prince was enrolled at the Royal Naval College Flight, undergoing pilot training, until he was accepted as a trainee helicopter pilot and signed on for 12 years from 11 May 1979.
    More Details Hide Details On 1 September of the same year, Prince Andrew was appointed as a midshipman, and entered Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth.
  • 1977
    While there, he spent six months - from January to June 1977 - participating in an exchange programme to Lakefield College School in Canada.
    More Details Hide Details He left Gordonstoun in July two years later with A-Levels in English, history, economics, and political science. He did not go to university but instead entered the Britannia Royal Naval College at Dartmouth. The Royal Household announced in November 1978 that Prince Andrew would join the Royal Navy the following year. In December he underwent various sporting tests and examinations at the Aircrew Selection Centre, at RAF Biggin Hill, along with further tests and interviews at HMS Daedalus, and interviews at the Admiralty Interview Board, HMS Sultan.
  • 1973
    In September 1973, he entered Gordonstoun, in northern Scotland, which his father and elder brother had attended before him.
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  • OTHER
  • 1960
    He was baptised in the Palace's Music Room on 8 April 1960 by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Geoffrey Fisher.
    More Details Hide Details He is the namesake of his paternal grandfather, Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark, who died 16 years before he was born. Prince Andrew was the first child born to a reigning monarch since the birth in 1857 of Queen Victoria's youngest child, Princess Beatrice (Andrew named his elder daughter Beatrice). As with his older siblings, Andrew was looked after by a governess, who was responsible for his early education at Buckingham Palace. He was sent to Heatherdown School near Ascot in Berkshire.
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