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Princess Diana Is Now A Joke

CAN we laugh at Princess Diana, in public. Did we laugh at Madeleine McCann ?

I once heard Jerry Sadowitz deliver a fake news bulletin: “Here is the news Princess Diana put her hair in a bun and

You

Posted: 28th, December 2007 | In: Royal Family | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Prince Edward Names Baby

edward-baby.jpg EDWARD Wessex and his blonde Sophie cradle their knockout newborn son and show him off to the world. “Beaming Sophie” (Express) and “delighted” Eddie (Mail) could not be happier.

All that remains is to choose a name. Viscount Severn will

Posted: 21st, December 2007 | In: Royal Family, Tabloids | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Princess Diana Warns Camilla

diana-car.jpg THE Princess Diana inquest moves on and on and on, and the Express has a front-page headline: “CHARLES PLANS TO MURDER ME Seen for the first time, Diana’s anguished letter naming her husband in car ‘accident’ death plot”.

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Posted: 20th, December 2007 | In: Royal Family | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Nine Looks At Queen Elizabeth’s Bruise

queen-elizabeth-bruise.jpg HER Majesty the Queen has a bruise on her neck.

The Express features the blemish on its front page. “Mystery of the Queen’s bruise,” it announces. Inside: “How did one get a bruise?”

DAILY EXPRESS : “’PHILIP IN PLOT TO

Posted: 19th, December 2007 | In: Royal Family | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Prince Edward Is Reproduced

prince-edward.jpg IT is Prince Edward on the Daily Mail’s front page.

Hard to spot, admittedly, with no baseball cap and not being dressed up as a root vegetable for a game of knockabout fun on It’s A Knockout, but that is

Posted: 18th, December 2007 | In: Royal Family, Tabloids | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Pa For The Course: Testing Princess Diana And Prince Philip

diana-philip.jpg WHAT excitement on hearing that Prince Philip’s letters to Princess Diana have been made public at the inquest into her death.

Philip is famously Greek, and Diana was partial to a foreign gentleman. Might more be revealed than anyone could

Posted: 14th, December 2007 | In: Royal Family, Tabloids | Comments (10) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Walk (About) On: Her Majesty The Queen Calms Down

queen-elizabeth-liverpool.jpg WE live in an age where every high street from Land’s End to John O’Groats looks the same, and the spice of regional difference is lost in the cloying custard of conformity… or something.

Even local accents are under threat,

Posted: 10th, December 2007 | In: Royal Family, Tabloids | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Prince Harry Stops Smoking And Seeks New Job

princeharry.jpg ON the sober field of beige that is the Royal Family, stands Prince Harry, the flame-haired champion of drinking (hoorah!), puffing (hooray!) and groping (he’s behind you!).But now comes news in the Mirror that Harry Baseball Cap has given up

Posted: 3rd, December 2007 | In: Royal Family, Tabloids | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Respect Due: Would You Curtsey To Camilla Or Bono?

americanroyalty.jpg THE Mail has a question: “Would you CURTSEY to Camilla?”

“Cherie wouldn’t. Sarah Brown graciously did. But by bending the knee to royalty, the PM’s wife sparked a furious debate…”

We would have it that the question was thrown open

Posted: 27th, November 2007 | In: Royal Family, Tabloids | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Princess Diana Could Have Been Pregnant, Maybe

diana.jpg “DIANA She could have been pregnant expert tells jury.”

The Daily Express brings news on its front page of Princess Diana. Inside and: “Doctor admits: Diana may have been newly pregnant.”

Diana fans will enjoy the word “admits”. In

Posted: 27th, November 2007 | In: Royal Family, Tabloids | Comments (8) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jam Today: Prince Charles And Camilla Get Stood Up

charles-camilla-meal.jpg PRINCE Charles and his flavoursome wife Camilla are at table.

Many other guests at the banquet of Commonwealth Prime Ministers are not in evidence. The room is less busy than the Wembley conference hall booked for the Stave McClaren Appreciation

Posted: 26th, November 2007 | In: Royal Family, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Princess Beatrice: An ‘Unusual’ Royal Euphermism

SAY the Mail: “Princess Perfect: How Beatrice is turning into a most unusual young royal.”

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Posted: 25th, November 2007 | In: Royal Family, Tabloids | Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Her Majesty Queen Does A Diana: Portrait Unveiled

queen-portrait.jpg HER Majesty the Queen is in Uganda.

There she has been offered a portrait of she and Prince Philip, as painted by one Joackim Onyangeo Nedalo. He has travelled from his native Kenya to present Her Majesty with his work,

Posted: 23rd, November 2007 | In: Broadsheets, Royal Family, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Zara Phillips Outrages Daily Mail’s Blue Stockings With Black Bra

zara_philips_and_gold_medals.jpg FOR those of you unable to attend the Red Cross Ball in London the Mail has a picture on its Page 3 of young Zara Philips and a “generous among of flesh”.

The paper’s readers will shocked and dismayed to

Posted: 23rd, November 2007 | In: Royal Family, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Princess Diana’s Five Lovers: A Play

“DIANA: FIVE LOVERS NAMED,” says the Mail’s front-page headline.

“THE FIVE LOVERS” is not the title of the latest book on the life of the celebrity Princess “afterwards deified” –an attempt to give her life a classical Seutonian bent.

Posted: 22nd, November 2007 | In: Royal Family, Tabloids | Comments (19) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Keeping Up The Moss Posse: Princess Beatrice Joins The Establishment

kate_moss.jpg RAISED on starry histories of It’s A Royal Knockout and the history of Annabelle’s nightclub, Princess Beatrice is now ready to emerge as a royal in her own reckoning.

In “Bea’s night out”, the flame-haired princess arrives for a “royal

Posted: 19th, November 2007 | In: Royal Family | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


HRH And Prince Philip: Nine Facts About A Royal Marriage

queen-philip.jpg BUCKINGHAM Palace has revealed 60 facts to mark the diamond wedding anniversary of the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh.

We have unearthed nine more:

1. Philip once brought out his own fragrance. “Gaff” came in a spear-shaped bottle. Other fragrances

Posted: 18th, November 2007 | In: Royal Family | Comments (8) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Prince Andrew In Near Jet Horror

“ANDREW in jet scare,” says the Mirror, ever watchful of the goings and goings again of Prince Andrew.

But the news is not so bad as it seems, and Andrew HAS managed

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Posted: 14th, November 2007 | In: Royal Family, Tabloids | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Prince Harry: Good Egg, Bad Egg, Curate’s Egg

harry-chelsy.jpg Prince Harry A discussion…

LET’S have a heated debate!

And today’s subject, courtesy of the Daily McCann (formerly Daily Diana, formerly Daily Express) is… “ISN’T IT ABOUT TIME PRINCE HARRY STOPPED FEELING SORRY FOR HIMSELF?”

Yes, says Simon Edge.

Posted: 13th, November 2007 | In: Royal Family, Tabloids | Comments (18) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Princess Diana Inquest: A Whitewash

diana_princess_of_wales.jpg NEWS of the Princess Diana Inquest. It is Day 3665 AD (After Diana. And the Express shows no sign of tiring.

“DIANA INQUEST: IT’S A FARCE,” says the Express on its front page. “The truth stays hidden as key French

Posted: 12th, November 2007 | In: Royal Family, Tabloids | Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Prince Harry And Chelsy Split: Situations Vacant

IT was Craig Brown who brought to the world Prince Harry’s Ode To Pomp: “When I marry, It’ll be in fancy dress – And I’ll come as Rudolf Hess.”

Of course that was satire. When he marries, Prince Harry will

Posted: 11th, November 2007 | In: Royal Family, Tabloids | Comments (7) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Princess Diana: Romuald Rat Found At Work

“DIANA FARCE,” announces the Sun. “Jury is told cops can’t find paparazzi witness.” And: “Sun finds snapper at TV station in an HOUR.”

Less a farce than the very best investigative journalism, the paper tracking down French cameraman Romuald Rat

Posted: 7th, November 2007 | In: Royal Family, Tabloids | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Princess Diana Pin-Ups And Paul Burrell’s Four Poster

“ROYAL rat’s new life in the sun,” says the Express, a fact illustrated by pictures of Paul Burrell and the equally shy Princess Diana.

“DIANA she was betrayed by Burrell,” states the caption beneath today’s Diana-omter (outlook sunny with a

Posted: 5th, November 2007 | In: Royal Family, Tabloids | Comments (10) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Prince Charles Link To Alleged Royal Sex Plotter

“ROYAL plot suspect sponged off Charles,” announces the News of the World in a headline that is as sensational as it is unsavoury.

The mind whirls. Might it be that Prince Charles, a man who appears as frozen in time

Posted: 4th, November 2007 | In: Royal Family, Tabloids | Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Prince Harry Close To Mystery Gunman

PRINCE Harry shoots to kill. This much is certain. And he can take a shot or several in the course of his duty, notably of sambuca, tequila and a yellowy-white substance known as The Socialite’s Chest.

And, as the Guardian’s

Posted: 31st, October 2007 | In: Broadsheets, Royal Family | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0