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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Tuesday 22 September 2009
Following the news of Valéry Giscard d'Estaing’s new book ‘La Princesse et le Président’, we take a look at 10 of the most fruity stories surrounding Princess Diana’s life and death.
Tuesday 22 September 2009
It is the tale of a secret love between a dashing French president and an attractive yet desperately unhappy princess who happens to hail from Wales. The book, penned by the former French head of state Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, opens with the inscription "Promise kept" and ends with the equally intriguing line: "'You asked me for permission for you to write your story,' she told me. 'I give you it, but you must make me a promise ...'".
Wednesday 09 September 2009
Prince Harry will become entitled to part of the inheritance left to him by his mother Diana, Princess of Wales when he turns 25 next week.
Wednesday 05 August 2009
Wednesday 24 June 2009
Tuesday 16 June 2009
The public relations guru who helped rescue the Royal Family's reputation after the death of Diana, Princess of Wales is to become Gordon Brown's new director of communications, Downing Street said today.
Monday 08 June 2009
The unborn child of a woman stabbed and killed in a broad-daylight attack on Sunday died with its mother, police have confirmed.
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Sunday 07 June 2009
Monday 25 May 2009
The future of the luxury British clothing brand Aquascutum is in doubt as reports suggest that its Japanese owner, Renown, is ready to sell up to a Chinese group, YGM, based in Hong Kong.
Sunday 26 April 2009
In the marriage of the three people at the heart of New Labour, he is the wounded party who has bravely kept his counsel until he could hide the truth no more, and he has now told his story in a lip-trembling interview in which real tears were never far away.
Sunday 08 February 2009
Wednesday 07 January 2009
Sunday 14 September 2008
The transience of life is a truth well known by 43-year-old, Anglo-Egyptian Aisha, a former model scornful of a culture in which "fashion and beauty are the only things that matter". She leaves her idyllic Somerset home to help the under-privileged in the Middle East. Here, however, her car drives over a landmine and she is killed off, perhaps too soon for the reader to feel enough attachment to her. Amanda, a young features writer, is dispatched to Beirut to write a story about the death, and there discovers a city damaged by civil war. Being 1997, the event is paralleled with the car crash of the landmine campaigner Princess Diana.
Tuesday 19 August 2008
This exhibition almost becomes a homage to Annie Leibovitz. This is no bad thing, but it shows how the Vanity Fair photographers – including Cecil Beaton, Edward Steichen, Man Ray and Mario Testino – have played such an integral part in the magazine's history.
Tuesday 12 August 2008
Andy Zaltzman loves making football analogies for political situations: he reckons the poor of the world have had "a terrible last seven millennia", and that they've made some grave errors and let in a few own goals in the past.
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