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Is this how Andrew slipped away for a quickie with Epstein’s sex slave?

Source who was with the duke in US can’t confirm his whereabouts for three days of a ‘busy’ tour in 2001

Robert Mendick and Martin Evans

The Duke of York was adamant. Accused of sleeping with a 17-year-old girl in New York while he was on an official royal tour, Prince Andrew was insistent that no such event had ever have taken place. “I don’t think that could have happened at all,” he told Emily Maitlis, his interrogator, during his excruciating Newsnight interview.

Virginia Roberts Giuffre has claimed she had sex with the duke three times, once in London in March 2001; a month later at his friend Jeffrey Epstein’s New York town house; and then on the billionaire’s private Caribbean island.

But on Tuesday night, the New York trip – on behalf of the Outward Bound Trust, of which he remains patron – came under renewed spotlight after a source who was with the duke said there were possible gaps in his itinerary, although the source accepted events had taken place a long time ago...

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