The Duke of York has stepped down from public duties in the wake of the Jeffrey Epstein scandal.

The royal family has faced a backlash after Prince Andrew's widely condemned interview about his friendship with the sex offender.

The move is being seen as an attempt to head off more damaging publicity.

Europe correspondent Linton Besser reports.

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