Prince Andrew completes daredevil abseil descent down London's Shard building

Prince Andrew has completed his 250 metre abseil down Europe's tallest building The Shard.

He told the assembled media afterwards: "The most difficult bit was walking up".

His Royal Highness completes the charity abseil.
His Royal Highness completes the charity abseil. Credit: ITV News/Georgina Brewer
Prince Andrew smiles for the cameras.
Prince Andrew smiles for the cameras. Credit: ITV News/Georgina Brewer
Prince Andrew at the bottom of The Shard.
Prince Andrew at the bottom of The Shard. Credit: ITV News/Georgina Brewer

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Prince Andrew's Shard abseil

The Duke of York has successfully abseiled down Europe's tallest building, The Shard. Prince Andrew was raising money for The Outward Bound Trust, an educational charity which he is chairman of. William Hague's wife Ffion also took part.