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  • Reuters: Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles to Marry

    02/10/2005 1:13:48 AM PST · by Dont Mention the War · 159 replies · 4,260+ views
    Reuters via CNBC Europe | February 10, 2004
    Just announced on CNBC Europe.
  • This Latest Selling Out of Diana Shows How Dangerous She Had Become

    12/04/2004 5:49:36 PM PST · by quidnunc · 23 replies · 1,982+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | December 5, 2004 | Tina Brown
    Every time Diana, Princess of Wales's ghost returns for another haunting, as it did last week on American television and thence into the British media, our perceptions of her the only thing that stays the same is the revolving cast of clapped-out courtiers, posh lowlifes and fleabag turncoats who continue to cash in on her memory. -snip- What's fascinating about the Settelen seance is the new insight it gives us into the Diana myth. We suddenly glimpse why the Royal Family was so afraid of her witchy power. Coquetting with the camera, she comes off as a performing charmer, a...
  • Could A John Kerry Loss Be Signaled By John Howard’s Win?

    10/09/2004 7:48:50 AM PDT · by ClintonBeGone · 61 replies · 2,414+ views ^ | 10/09/2004 | Sher Zieve
    First, I’d like to congratulate Australia’s Prime Minister John Howard for winning an unprecedented fourth term; even though John Kerry’s sister Diana (at her brother’s direction) worked diligently against him. Well done, Mr. Howard! Despite the Kerry family’s obsessive attempt to unseat the Australian prime minister and overthrow his government (due to PM Howard’s unflinching support of President Bush’s and the US coalition of nations’ Iraq policies) PM Howard has won. The Kerry family has an unswerving history of working with both the enemies of the US and the far-left of other countries. This history began with John Kerry’s clandestine...
  • A Fitting Memorial to Diana ("The puddle")

    08/04/2004 9:38:06 AM PDT · by quidnunc · 23 replies · 808+ views
    Tech Central Station ^ | August 4, 2004 | Josie Appleton
    Two of the judges on the committee for the Diana memorial have broken rank to say that they should never have picked Kathryn Gustafson's ring-shaped waterway. Architect Edward Jones and art critic Richard Cork have argued that the submission by Anish Kapoor was much better, and would have been an "extraordinary, world-class memorial" rather than just "splashing around in water." This is the latest in a litany of problems faced by the memorial (nicknamed "the puddle"), which currently lies closed and empty in London's Hyde Park only three weeks after its opening. The rock was tricky to cut, the pumps...
  • Media Bias Grotesque

    07/01/2004 6:42:57 AM PDT · by WaterDragon · 9 replies · 365+ views
    Oregon Magazine ^ | July 1, 2004 | Larry Leonard
    June 28th, 2004, Cute and cuddly Katie Couric and her pet sidekick, a fellow who looks like Andre Agassi and acts like Lassie, proved a point this morning. They announced the pending release of "new information" about Princess Diana. Six days of Ronald Reagan, who just weeks ago left us, was excessive to American liberal journalists. Princess Diana passed to her reward long ago and far away, and we do not yet have our fill of her? If one wishes to compare deaths, Reagan got a disease and dealt with it bravely, while Princess Diana was in a limo full...
  • Live Thread: American Idol -- The Final!!

    05/26/2004 5:05:16 PM PDT · by Howlin · 422 replies · 308+ views
    Fox TV ^ | May 26, 2004
    Last night!!!

    02/13/2004 10:29:45 AM PST · by gdyniawitawa · 6 replies · 151+ views
    sky news ^ | Last Updated: 17:17 UK, Friday February 13, 2004
    US AIRING FOR DIANA TAPES Tapes secretly recorded by Diana, Princess of Wales, detailing the breakdown of her marriage to Prince Charles are to be screened on American TV. The Princess speaks of Charles's affair with Camilla Parker Bowles, her struggle with bulimia and suicide attempts. She also discusses her relationships with other members of the Royal family, says US television network NBC. NBC said it had bought the rights to the audio and video tapes, which show Diana "laughing and interacting" with Princes William and Harry. The recordings also include interviews with some of Diana's closest friends and confidantes....
  • Haunting Diana

    01/18/2004 10:57:53 PM PST · by Bobby777 · 3 replies · 158+ views
    Time.Com via CNN.Com ^ | Posted Sunday, January 11, 2004; 15.48GMT | Time Europe
    A British coroner asks police to investigate the death of the Princess of Wales, reviving all those wild conspiracy theories. Will they ever let her rest in peace? Never, says royals reporter STEPHEN BATES, even as he debunks the myths. For a man attending the inquests into the death of his beloved son and his son's girlfriend, Mohammed al Fayed was anything but mournful. Accompanied by a phalanx of lawyers and p.r. flacks, the Egyptian-born billionaire emerged last Tuesday morning from an inquest session in London with an unmistakable air of triumph. And no wonder: the coroner, Michael Burgess, had...
  • Diana crash witness speaks

    01/15/2004 1:29:12 PM PST · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 18 replies · 294+ views
    This Is London ^ | 1/15/04 | Robert Jobson and Finian Davern
    The only eyewitness to Princess Diana's death insists no other person or vehicle was involved in the crash. Mohamed Medjahdi, speaking publicly for the first time, believes any conspiracy to kill her must have been carried out by "invisible men". After watching Diana's car career out of control, he said: "I am absolutely convinced, clear and certain, that this was a tragedy - but it was an accident." Crucially, Mr Medjahdi said he could see no photographers anyway near the car, despite initial police suspicions that they might have distracted the driver. "I got a complete picture from my side...
  • Diana was pregnant at time of her death, says top policeman

    12/20/2003 3:38:07 PM PST · by aculeus · 39 replies · 351+ views
    The Independent (UK) ^ | 21 December 2003 | By John Lichfield in Paris
    A senior police source in France has told The Independent on Sunday that Diana, Princess of Wales, was pregnant at the time of her death following a road accident in Paris six years ago. The source - who saw all the documents relating to the case surrounding the Princess's death - dismisses suggestions that there was any murder conspiracy before the death of Diana, her friend Dodi al-Fayed and their driver in a car crash on 31 August 1997. He was speaking after a British coroner announced that he would hold inquests into the cause of the deaths of Diana...

    11/11/2003 12:04:56 AM PST · by slym · 10 replies · 283+ views
    Globe-Intel Newsletter | 11/10/2003 | Gordon Thomas
    DIANA’S SECRET TAPES FORCED CHARLES TO ADMIT HE IS AT CENTRE OF ROYAL SCANDAL by Gordon Thomas Prince Charles’ aides panicked him into revealing he is at the centre of a serious allegation – after the aides learned intimate details still exist on one of seven video tapes Princess Diana made before her death six years ago. The tapes were filmed at her request by a former BBC cameraman. Last week, he was interviewed by a senior MI6 officer at his home in California. Afterwards, he broke six years of self-imposed silence to disclose all he knows about the tapes...
  • Prince Charles May Go On Air to Address Doubts About His Sexual Preferences: Indian Report

    11/09/2003 10:14:18 AM PST · by AmericanInTokyo · 45 replies · 511+ views (India) in English ^ | 8 November 2003 | Shyam Bhatia in London (Rediff)
    Title: "Prince Charles May Go On Air to Address Doubts About His Sexual Preferences" Shyam Bhatia in London | November 09, 2003 21:00 IST (Rediff, India) Prince Charles is pondering a televised broadcast to the nation after failed attempts to stamp out rumours about an alleged sexual incident involving the heir to the British throne. While no firm decision has as yet been made, the royal family's hand is being forced by an avalanche of media reports in Europe and on foreign language websites. As Charles returned to the United Kingdom on Sunday from his two-week trip to India and...
  • Ex- Butler to princes: "Grow up"

    10/27/2003 1:38:43 PM PST · by WinOne4TheGipper · 31 replies · 210+ views
    The Drudge Report ^ | 10/27/03 | Matt Drudge
    Ex-royal butler Paul Burrell today revealed he would never have written his controversial book if he had received "just one phone call" from the Royal Family. The former servant also said he would love to give Princes William and Harry "a piece of his mind" and told them to "grow up". The latest attack from Mr Burrell is certain to deepen the row with Buckingham Palace after the royal brothers accused him of a "cold and overt betrayal" of their mother. And the war of words is set to heat up tomorrow when Mr Burrell's revelations about his former boss,...
  • Diana’s brother rejects conspiracy theory

    10/23/2003 4:57:55 PM PDT · by yonif · 11 replies · 146+ views
    The Statesman ^ | October 24 2003 | The Times, London & Agencies
    LONDON, Oct. 23. — Princess Diana’s brother Earl Spencer has said he did not believe her fatal car crash in 1997 had been planned by anyone, despite a letter — published in A Royal Duty, a forthcoming book by her former butler Mr Paul Burrell, which is being excerpted in the Daily Mirror newspaper — in which she said she feared someone would tamper with her car’s brakes. Diana’s companion Dodi Fayed, was also killed in the crash, and his father, Md al Fayed, has never accepted the French verdict that driver Henri Paul’s use of drugs and alcohol, and...
  • Diana letter 'warned of car plot'( XXXX suspected of murder )

    10/20/2003 2:10:20 PM PDT · by Truth666 · 70 replies · 253+ views
    <p>The Princess of Wales wrote to her former butler Paul Burrell saying her life was at its "most dangerous" phase, the Daily Mirror reported Monday.</p> <p>It quotes the letter as saying: "XXXX is planning 'an accident' in my car, brake failure and serious head injury in order to make the path clear for Charles to marry."</p>

    10/20/2003 7:07:21 AM PDT · by Int · 54 replies · 1,100+ views
    Daily Mirror (UK) ^ | Oct 20, 2003 | Jane Kerr
    DIANA LETTER SENSATION: 'THEY WILL TRY TO KILL ME' Oct 20 2003 WORLD EXCLUSIVE By Jane Kerr, Royal reporter   PRINCESS DIANA claimed there was a plot to kill her in a car crash in a handwritten letter only 10 months before she died. She gave it to her butler Paul Burrell with orders that he should keep it as "insurance" for the future.The princess predicted: “This particular phase in my life is the most dangerous.” She said "XXXXXXXXXXX is planning ‘an accident’ in my car, brake failure and serious head injury in order to make the path clear for...
  • Di inquest to go ahead

    08/29/2003 9:44:31 PM PDT · by Free2Be49 · 11 replies · 279+ views
    The Mirror ^ | Aug 29 2003 | Justine Smith
    DI INQUEST TO GO AHEAD  Aug 29 2003   EXCLUSIVE   By Justine Smith The Mirror inquest into the tragic car crash that killed Princess Diana is finally to be held in Britain, six years after she died. Surrey coroner Michael Burgess will announce the date in the next few days. The £1million inquest - into the death of Diana's lover Dodi Fayed - may at last give answers to how and why the princess died in the 1997 Paris car crash. __________ THE date for an inquest in Britain which could finally solve the mystery of the car...
  • Princess Diana’s Former Lover Angers Britain With New Boasts

    08/08/2003 1:26:11 PM PDT · by JesseHousman · 30 replies · 468+ views
    Union Jack ^ | 8/01/2003 | Jane Wardell
    PRINCESS DIANA’S former lover, despised in Britain for revealing intimate details of their affair, has stirred up more revulsion — and fascination — by boasting the princess was good in bed and allowing excerpts from her private letters to be read on a television documentary. Tabloid newspapers mingled denunciations of James Hewitt with generous excerpts of his boasting. Hewitt, long nicknamed the "Desert Rat," was followed by a Channel Four television crew on a trip to the United States this year as he tried to sell the letters Diana wrote to him when he served as a tank commander in...
  • "Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund" on verge of going belly-up

    07/28/2003 6:53:47 AM PDT · by yankeedame · 15 replies · 266+ views
    Monday, 28 July, 2003, 12:39 GMT 13:39 UK Diana charity faces closure Children with learning disabilities use the charity A charity for special needs children says it will go bust this week if it does not receive money promised by the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund. The Life Options project in Llanelli, South Wales is entirely financed by the Fund. But the charity has told BBC ONE's Real Story that it will have to close down on Friday if no funds are forthcoming. Fourteen families who have been receiving support from the project for the last two-and-a-half years have...
  • Hewitt brags over Diana sex

    07/16/2003 5:11:46 PM PDT · by demlosers · 67 replies · 856+ views
    Evening Standard ^ | 16 July 2003 | Robert Jobson Royal Correspondent
    James Hewitt has spoken for the first time of Princess Diana's prowess as a lover. The ex-cavalry officer, who had an affair with the late princess, also brags on a TV programme that he did Prince Charles a favour by sleeping with her. His comments will infuriate Princes William and Harry, already upset over Hewitt's attempts to sell, for millions, the love letters their mother sent him. The 45-year-old former soldier - whom Diana once said she "loved and adored" - made the remarks during filming of Channel 4's documentary Confessions Of A Cad, to be shown a week tomorrow....