The nation’s papers are consumed by the news that the Duke of York has been stripped of his titles.
The front pages on Friday are dominated by the Queen stripping the Duke of York of his royal and military titles as the fallout continues from his sexual assault lawsuit.
Le télégraphe quotidien et Le gardien carry the news delivered by Buckingham Palace that the monarchy is moving to distance itself from Andrew.
Le soleil et Métro both quip that the prince has been “throne out” by the royal family.
je writes the Monarch “banishes her favourite son from royal life to limit further damage from sexual assault allegations”.
le Daily Express says the Queen cast the Duke of York adrift “for the sake of monarchy”.
Les temps called the Duke of York’s public ousting a “humiliating blow”.
le Daily Star continues in the same vein, calling the Duke of York a “narcissist” who was “formerly known as Prince”.
Ailleurs, The Daily Mirror reports that “hours before” the Queen was seen mourning alone at her husband’s funeral, Downing Street staff held two “boozy bashes”.
And the Temps Financier reports that talks between the US, Nato and Russia have hit a “dead end”, with the Kremlin’s threat of military action against Ukraine remaining.