Prince Andrew has abseiled down the Shard
3 September 2012 Last updated at 22:20 BST
Prince Andrew has completed his abseil down the Shard skyscraper in London on Monday to raise money for charity.
Nearly £300,000 was raised, which will go to educational charity The Outward Bound Trust, of which the prince is chairman, and the Royal Marines Charitable Trust Fund.
The 52-year old royal said the most difficult part was stepping out from the 87th floor of Europe's tallest building.
Jeremy Cooke reports.