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Tech City gets royal visit

Prince Andrew visited a technology company and a social enterprise network in the Tech City area of Shoreditch today. He began by visiting the creative firm Mother London Limited before heading to Yammer.com which aims to improve business collaboration and teamwork.

The prince sees the office at Mother London Limited. Credit: Peter Wilkinson
The prince has spent much of his royal career promoting British business. Credit: Peter Wilkinson
The prince met Mother London Limited staff in front of their 'mother wall'. Credit: Peter Wilkinson

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