It’s dog eat duke: Andrew’s antics reveal ruthless palace power ...

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It’s dog eat duke: Andrew’s antics reveal ruthless palace power struggles

Harry and Meghan will do well to note how easily their uncle’s services have been dispensed with

Camilla Tominey

There was an almighty power struggle going on in Britain all of last week – and it has little to do with the general election.

As Boris Johnson and his rivals have been relegated to the inside pages, with the Duke of York sex scandal continuing to dominate the headlines, the brutal world of Westminster appears to have nothing on the internal politics of the royal family.

As the driving force behind her second – and some say favourite – son stepping back from public duties for the “foreseeable future”, the queen’s decisive action in a face-to-face meeting at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday serves as a salient reminder that the royal family will do anything to preserve the institution of monarchy – even at the expense of those in it...

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