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Prince Edward Is Reproduced

prince-edward.jpgIT 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.jpgWHAT 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.jpgWE 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.jpgON 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.jpgTHE 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.jpgPRINCE 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.”

Answers to the usual adress as to what “unusual” means… …

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.jpgHER 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.jpgFOR 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.jpgRAISED 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.jpgBUCKINGHAM 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 to catch a jet to a private engagement …

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.jpgPrince 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.jpgNEWS 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


Heather Mills Is Princess Diana Is Kate McCann: Is Blonde

HEATHER Mills is on GMTV. Anorak is tuned in, as ever. Heather is not extolling the virtues of baby oil and organic breast milk but lamenting.

“I live in a prison,” says Heather. Not really. Heather is guilty of nothing …

Posted: 31st, October 2007 | In: Madeleine McCann, Royal Family | Comments (48) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Royal Sex Video: Scotland Yard Questions

THE Royal sex video continues to make news in the Sun, where the blueblood at the centre of the allegations is being addressed by members of Scotland Yard.

The royal is said to “vehemently deny” the claims. “Met sources say …

Posted: 31st, October 2007 | In: Royal Family, Tabloids | Comments (6) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Princess Diana Inquest Day 3653 AD (After Diana): Pap Sans Frontières

PRINCESS Diana is on the cover of the Daily Express. She is wearing a pair of pearl drop earring, a black dress and a look of disappointment and sadness.

The Express’s Diana masthead, that barometer of Diana’s mood, bodes unwell …

Posted: 31st, October 2007 | In: Royal Family, Tabloids | Comments (7) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Royal Fact Of The Day: On Viscount Linley

FUN FACT: According to his company website, “LINLEY has become known for its imaginative use of wood…”

Source

Posted: 30th, October 2007 | In: Royal Family | Comments (36) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0