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Prince Andrew has continued to defy the anti-modern architecture views of his brother, the Prince of Wales, by agreeing to abseil from the summit of Renzo Piano’s 310 metre-tall Shard skyscraper in London.

The Duke of York, who attended the £1.5 billion structure’s inauguration earlier this month, will join foreign secretary William Hague’s wife, Ffion Hague, in descending from Europe’s tallest building on 3 September. The death-defying stunt is being staged to raise money for the Royal Marines Charitable Trust Fund and The Outward Bound Trust.

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