"Prince Andrew appeared in high spirits while driving and was spotted wearing a blue buttoned-up shirt.
His appearance comes hours after it was claimed the Duke will attend Garter Day on June 13 - one of the most prominent royal events of the year.
Andrew's presence would also reportedly be listed in the Court Circular, the registry taking note of all the official events attended by working royals.
A Palace source told the Telegraph Prince Andrew's inclusion in the royal diary would be "standard practice".
"Indeed, the registry normally records only official events carried out by working members of the Firm.
However, non-senior royals may also appear in the diary if they attend major engagements - such as Trooping the Colour and services of thanksgiving.
Prince Andrew would attend Garter Day this year in a private capacity as one of the Order's Royal Knights.
This title is considered a private one as it is bestowed directly by the Queen as the sovereign of the Order, who appoints her knights without consulting ministers."
This provides a further detailed explanation rather instead of the "implied outrage" of the DM article.
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