Scotland Yard began a so-called 'scoping' exercise to assess the credibility of allegations that the couple were murdered by a member of British special forces
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Monday 19 August 2013
The former Metropolitan Police Commissioner who led Scotland Yard's investigation into the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, has said that is right that any new allegations are examined by police.
Sunday 18 August 2013
Detectives say they are 'scoping' the information and 'assessing its relevance and credibility'
Friday 02 August 2013
The story represents yet another occasion when a parent has been able to punish their offspring via a social network
Wednesday 24 July 2013
Prince William says he and the Duchess are 'still working on a name' and their son has spent his first night at his Kensington Palace home
Monday 22 July 2013
After many, many hours of televised twaddle, we have a new Prince. 8lbs, 6 ounces. All new babies are, as Nancy Mitford so rightly pointed out, ‘deep down among the frills and lace,’ little more than, ‘a howling orange in a fine black wig’. Even little Princes who arrive third in line to the throne heralded by the clammy, effusive trumpetings of Nicholas Witchell and the excitable questioning by Kay Burley of excited people about just how excited they are.
Monday 22 July 2013
Brit Awards organisers are to launch a new annual honour to celebrate major figures in music with Sir Elton John announced as the first ever recipient.
Monday 22 July 2013
Ah Sir Elton, a national treasure.
Wednesday 17 July 2013
"Every sequin, stitch and seam provides a window on to her short but extraordinary life," said the voiceover at the beginning of Princess Diana's Dresses: the Auction, an instructively besotted film about the sale of 10 of Diana's frocks. "These dresses," it had already promised, "hold the key to understanding Diana as never before." An hour later, with your understanding of Diana unchanged by a single stitch, any doubt about that claim had hardened into certainty.
Wednesday 10 July 2013
For anyone who has wondered quite how the British Turf continues to seduce investment from the Gulf, perhaps a day at the July Festival at Newmarket might prove every bit as instructive as one spent among the pomp and pageantry of Ascot or Epsom. At a time of year when their homelands seem most arid, the sheikhs find themselves driven through avenues of trees between green paddocks to a racecourse full of shade and flowers. And if the quality of the sport is mixed, with plenty of maidens and handicaps as ballast to the elite contests, then there will be a corresponding air of relaxation over the next three afternoons – not least granted the benign weather forecast.
Thursday 04 July 2013
Millions watched Andy Murray’s tense blockbuster of a quarter final against Fernando Verdasco last night.
Wednesday 26 June 2013
After what feels like a lifetime of nail-biting anticipation – is it a he or isn’t it a he? Gemini or Cancer? Bugaboo or Maclaren? – the nation could soon let out a collective sigh of relief with reports suggesting that the royal baby might be here sooner than expected, with a recent helicopter dash back to Buckinghamshire from North Wales fuelling rumours that the real due date is actually earlier than speculators had imagined.
Saturday 18 May 2013
I know nobody in Prague, not a soul, which is one of the main reasons I decide to move there. The last person I expect to see is myself. I always thought that the Doppelgänger only existed in Edgar Allen Poe tales. But I see mine in Prague.
Tuesday 09 April 2013
The guest list is decided, her final resting place selected and plans for protests accounted for. Oliver Wright reports on the secretive committee behind the Iron Lady's funeral
Sunday 07 April 2013
During its 75-year history, Kangol's caps have been on the heads of everyone from squaddies to Princess Diana to LL Cool J. The label just keeps staying ahead of the game, as Emma Akbareian explains
Sunday 31 March 2013
Comedian Cleo Rocos recalls the night out in her new book
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