Diary: Hit or Miss... 'Air Miles Andy'

Prince Andrew has been ridiculed this week following the publication of a National Audit Office report flagging up his apparently extravagant use of taxpayers' money to hire planes and helicopters to get to events such as golf tournaments. The Palace claims the report 'totally exonerated' Andrew - dubbed 'Air Miles Andy' and the 'Junket of York' by the tabloids - from inappropriate use of public funds. But the impression his junkets create is of a prince out of touch with public sentiment. The Sun said he 'faces being grounded'.

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