....despite his known association with sex offenders..... https://news.sky.com/story/bells-to-ring-for-prince-andrews-60th-birthday-despite-criticism-11937296 Buckingham Palace has wished the Duke of York a happy 60th birthday after it was confirmed bells will ring at Westminster Abbey to mark the occasion. The Abbey confirmed the tradition would continue after councils were told they no longer to have fly flags for the celebration. Prince Andrew gave up royal duties for the foreseeable future last November following a disastrous Newsnight appearance about his friendship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. The Royal Family ✔@RoyalFamily On this day in 1960, Prince Andrew was born at Buckingham Palace, the first child born to a reigning monarch for 103 years. Happy Birthday to The Duke of York. A tweet from the Royal Family's official account said on Wednesday: "On this day in 1960, Prince Andrew was born at Buckingham Palace, the first child born to a reigning monarch for 103 years. "Happy Birthday to The Duke of York."