Prince Andrew has cancelled his trip to Bahrain this weekend as part of his Pitch@Palace project over the fallout over his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein.
It has been reported that the trip was cancelled following pressure from the royal family. Furthermore, it has also been reported that Amanda Thirsk, the Duke of York’s private secretary has been sacked from the palace funded role.
According to the Daily Mail, Thirsk was believed to be behind the “car crash” interview with Newsnight, she will now run the business mentorship scheme.
Thirsk will also manage the Duke of York’s Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award (iDEA).