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Royals Flee On The Queen’s Flight

prince-william-at-airforce-training1.jpgPRINCE William is leaning to fly planes. He is not the only Royal flyer. The Prince of Wales, The Duke of York and The Earl of Wessex can all fly a plane. It is the cause of much excitement on … READ ON

Posted: 18th, January 2008 | In: Hello!, Royal Family | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Princess Of Tides: Streisand At Diana’s Mousetrap

mousetrap1.jpgTHE Princess Diana Inquest is vying with the Mousetrap to be the longest running show in town.

“It’s the cleverest murder mystery of the British theatre!” – Telegraph

“A truly entertaining classic thriller” – Sunday Times

“A fuggin’ murderous Royal READ ON

Posted: 18th, January 2008 | In: Royal Family, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Paul Burrell: Diana And The ‘Pitiful Charade’

the-rock.jpgPAUL Burrell is at the Princess Diana inquest. He has in his possession a “last secret”.

What happens next leads to the “humiliation of Burrell” (Express) and a “FLOP SECRET” (Sun).

It was high time Burrell broke his silence. He … READ ON

Posted: 16th, January 2008 | In: Royal Family, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Princess Diana’s Is The Media’s Whore

prostitute.jpgNO easy thing to breathe new life into the Princess Diana legend.

But her mother Frances Shand Kydd has made good fist at it by calling her daughter a “WHORE”.

Kydd, who looks like Michael Caine in drag, gives rise … READ ON

Posted: 15th, January 2008 | In: Royal Family, Tabloids | Comments (4) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Sarkozy And Bruni Pay Queen’s Bed And Board

sarkozy-bruni.jpgPRESIDENT Nicolas Sarkozy of France is to visit Her Majesty the Queen on his first State Visit to the United Kingdom since becoming President of the French Republic.

The State Visit will begin on 26 March 2008 at Windsor Castle … READ ON

Posted: 15th, January 2008 | In: Politicians, Royal Family, Tabloids | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Paul Burrell Rocks Up

the-rock.jpgVACUUM the carpet and dust off your Man At Diana dress, Paul Burrell is arrived in town.

There’s Burrell on the covers of the Mail and Express. He’s appearing at the Princess Diana Inquest.

“Diana’s ‘rock’ faces a grilling…will he … READ ON

Posted: 14th, January 2008 | In: Royal Family, Tabloids | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Walls Have Ears: Princess Diana Bugged, And Charles

prince-charles.jpg“DIANA: ‘SHE WAS BEING BUGGED’,” says the Mails’ front-page headline.

Princess Diana asked former soldier Graham Harding to scan her room in Kensington Palace. He located a “suspected bug behind a wall in her bedroom, adjacent to a room which … READ ON

Posted: 8th, January 2008 | In: Royal Family, Tabloids | Comments (4) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Prince William Flight Of Fancy

prince-william-flying.jpgPRINCE William is training to be a pilot. Of course, William is part of the Royal Family, aka the Windsors, and their drive to appear modern, normal and working, just like some of the rest of us.

Which means that … READ ON

Posted: 8th, January 2008 | In: Royal Family, Tabloids | Comments (5) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Princess Diana’s Circle Of Tears Drops

THE Circle Of Tears, the Princess Diana Memorial Fountain, is sinking.

Bob Munroe, billed in the Mail as an “engineering expert”, says the fountain should be rebuilt from scratch.

“It’s a disaster,” says he. “Hundreds of litres of water [tears] … READ ON

Posted: 4th, January 2008 | In: Royal Family, Tabloids | Comments (8) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Power Corrupts: Royal Family Warned On Global Warming

lights.jpgTHE rapture of the Al Goreans has touched the Bishop of Norwich, the Rt Rev Graham James.

Addressing a congregation at St Mary Magdalene Church, Norfolk (the Royal Family in attendance), the Bishop says: “Some people, I have noticed around … READ ON

Posted: 31st, December 2007 | In: Broadsheets, Royal Family | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


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 her … READ ON

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


Prince Edward Names Baby

edward-baby.jpgEDWARD 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 … READ ON

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


Princess Diana Warns Camilla

diana-car.jpgTHE 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”.

Readers … READ ON

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


Nine Looks At Queen Elizabeth’s Bruise

queen-elizabeth-bruise.jpgHER 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 … READ ON

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


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 … READ ON

Posted: 18th, December 2007 | In: Royal Family, Tabloids | Comments (3) | Comments 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 … READ ON

Posted: 14th, December 2007 | In: Royal Family, Tabloids | Comments (10) | Comments 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, … READ ON

Posted: 10th, December 2007 | In: Royal Family, Tabloids | Comments (2) | Comments 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 … READ ON

Posted: 3rd, December 2007 | In: Royal Family, Tabloids | Comments (2) | Comments 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 … READ ON

Posted: 27th, November 2007 | In: Royal Family, Tabloids | Comments (4) | Comments 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 … READ ON

Posted: 27th, November 2007 | In: Royal Family, Tabloids | Comments (8) | Comments 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 … READ ON

Posted: 26th, November 2007 | In: Royal Family, Tabloids | Comment | Comments 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… … READ ON

Posted: 25th, November 2007 | In: Royal Family, Tabloids | Comments (5) | Comments 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, … READ ON

Posted: 23rd, November 2007 | In: Broadsheets, Royal Family, Tabloids | Comment | Comments 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 … READ ON

Posted: 23rd, November 2007 | In: Royal Family, Tabloids | Comment | Comments 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.… READ ON

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