LONDON—A courtroom within the U.Okay. agreed to formally notify Prince Andrew of a lawsuit by a woman who alleges she was sexually abused by the British royal, probably paving the best way for Queen Elizabeth’s son to offer a proper response to the accusations.
Virginia Giuffre, who beforehand accused the late disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein of sexual abuse, sued Prince Andrew in federal courtroom in New York, saying Mr. Epstein and an affiliate, Ghislaine Maxwell, coerced her into having intercourse with the prince within the early 2000s. On the time, she was beneath 18 years previous, the lawsuit says.
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