PRINCESS DIANA

  • Shabana Azmi shoots at Princess Diana's family estate November 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Being an actor can take you places, literally! Veteran Indian actress Shabana Azmi is busy shooting for a film in Althorp, where the late Princess Diana grew up. "Am shooting for 'The Black Prince' at Althorp Spencer family estate where Lady Diana grew up. She fascinates me," Shabana posted on...
  • Princess Diana leaked royal directories to Murdoch tabloid, court hears March 14, 2014

    The former royal editor of Rupert Murdoch's now defunct British tabloid the News of the World told a court on Thursday the late Princess Diana had given him a directory of royal phone numbers to get back at her then husband Prince Charles. Clive Goodman said the confidential directory which contained...
  • British police rule out military involvement in Princess Diana death December 17, 2013

    British police on Tuesday ruled out reopening an investigation into the death of Princess Diana in a Paris car crash in 1997 after examining an accusation the elite SAS commando regiment was involved in her death. London's Metropolitan Police said in August they were assessing new information about the deaths of...
  • What's common between Naomi Watts, Princess Diana? September 22, 2013

    London: Actress Naomi Watts, who is essaying the titular role in 'Diana', shares a sense of humour similar as the late Princess of Wales, who tragically died in a car crash in Paris in 1997. "Regarding similarities between Naomi and Diana - they both like to tell dirty jokes," femalefirst.co.uk quoted...
  • British police studying new information on Princess Diana death August 18, 2013

    British police said on Saturday they were assessing new information about the deaths of Princess Diana and her friend Dodi al Fayed in a Paris road crash in 1997. London's Metropolitan Police did not elaborate on the information, or its source, but Britain's Sky news television station said it had come...
  • UK police assess new information on Princess Diana's death August 18, 2013

    British police on Saturday said they were examining the "relevance and credibility" of recently received new information about the deaths of Princess Diana and her boyfriend Dodi Al Fayed. It was "not a reinvestigation" into the deaths of the couple, who were killed in a car crash in Paris on...
  • Sneak Peek: Naomi Watts brings to life Princess Diana in 'Diana' August 8, 2013

    Actress Naomi Watts is bringing to life Princess Diana on the silver screen. August 31st will mark the 16th death anniversary of the people's princess. The film titled 'Diana' will release in the UK in September. Here is the first look of the film. ...
  • Princess Diana wanted to marry and move to Pakistan: Jemima Khan August 3, 2013

    London: Princess Diana was so "madly in love" with Pakistani surgeon Hasnat Khan that she wanted to marry him and was even willing to move to Pakistan, according to Jemima Khan. Pakistani cricketerturnedpolitician Imran Khan's former wife, who was a friend of the late princess, has written a detailed account...
  • Watch Naomi Watts play the late Princess Diana in a new biopic June 13, 2013

    It's finally here. The trailer of the highly anticipated biopic on the late Princess Diana was released recently. Featuring actress Naomi Watts in the title role, the film aptly titled 'Diana' narrates the story of the late Princess and the incidents that led to her tragic death. ...
  • Princess Diana dressed as a man to visit gay bar: book April 1, 2013

    London: Princess Diana dressed up as a 'male model' to enjoy an anonymous night out with Queen singer Freddie Mercury and television entertainer Kenny Everett at a wellknown gay bar here, a new book has claimed. The late Princess of Wales was a fan of the Kenny Everett Television Show...
  • Princess Diana's ex-lover suspects phone hacking March 16, 2013

    London: Princess Diana's former lover Hasnat Khan fears that her last few very personal messages left on his phone may have been hacked by British journalists as far back as 1996. The Pakistani heart and lung surgeon, who the late Princess of Wales described as "Mr Wonderful", is believed to...
  • Photo of teen princesstobe Diana set for auction January 6, 2013

    Amherst: A photo marked "not to be published" that shows a teenage Diana Spencer before she became Princess of Wales, with a young friend seated beside her, will be featured in an auction this month in New Hampshire. The photograph might never have been seen publicly until now, RR Auction said. Stamped...
  • Princess Diana film 'Unlawful Killing' scrapped July 4, 2012

    London: Plans to release the controversial docufilm Unlawful Killing claiming Prince Philip was involved in the death of Princess Diana, has been scrapped. The Keith Allen directed documentary about the deaths of Diana and her boyfriend Dodi Al Fayed in a Paris car crash in 1997 claims the royal was...
  • Lady Gaga's controversy with Princess Diana song June 29, 2012

    London: Pop star Lady Gaga has sparked a controversy with her new song which allegedly refers to the tragic death of Princess Diana. The new track titled Princess Die premiered by Gaga, 26, in Melbourne, Australia outraged royal fans with her risque lyrics, reported Sun Online. In the song, Gaga imagines...
  • Jail officials seize pages written by Nupur May 11, 2012

    Ghaziabad: Asking Dr Nupur Talwar, accused in the 2008 twin murder of her teenaged daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj, to seek court permission to write a book on the killings, the Dasna jail authorities have seized the 17 pages written by her. "We have asked Dr Talwar to take court...
  • Costner wanted Princess Diana in 'Bodyguard 2' April 11, 2012

    Los Angeles: Hollywood star Kevin Costner says Princess Diana was keen on being a part of the sequel to Whitney Houston starrer film 'Bodyguard'. Costner, 57, helped give singer Houston her big screen break with the 1992 film and had high hopes of making a film star out of the...
  • Naomi Watts to play Princess Diana in biopic February 10, 2012

    Los Angeles: Hollywood actress Naomi Watts is all set to star as Lady Diana in 'Caught in Flight', a new drama about the last two years of the princess' life. It was earlier said that Jessica Chastain would star in the biopic but Ecosse Films has now announced that Watts will...
  • Princess Diana's life to be made into a movie February 6, 2012

    London: Princess Diana's life is set to be made into a movie, and producer Stephen Evans is lining up a Hollywood actress to play the late British royal. Diana's film will be based on her bodyguard Ken Wharfe's memoirs from his book 'Diana: Closely Guarded Secret'. The Princess of Wales died in...
  • Princess Diana still UK's favourite royal: survey August 30, 2011

    London: Even nearly 14 years after her death in a car crash in Paris, Princess Diana is still the UK's most favourite royal, a survey has found. The late Princess of Wales has been named as the one Britons would most like to have a natter with if she were...
  • Princess Diana's brother marries for 3rd time June 19, 2011

    London: Princess Diana's younger brother Charles Spencer has reportedly got married for the third time. The Earl, 47, tied the knot with 38yearold Canadian philanthropist and former model, Karen Gordon, at Althorp, the Spencer family seat in Northamptonshire on Saturday, 'The Daily Telegraph' reported. The couple got married in a private...
  • Sneak peek: 'Unlawful Killing' May 15, 2011

    Here's a look at the controversial movie 'Unlawful Killing' screened at the Cannes film festival it deals with the conspiracy theory that Princess Diana was murdered. ...
  • Royalty rubs shoulders with celebrities April 29, 2011

    London: Former England soccer captain David Beckham and singer Elton John mingled with monarchs and politicians as an eclectic cast attended Britain's royal wedding on Friday. Beckham, his hair swept back and with a medal awarded by Queen Elizabeth on his lapel, chatted with British film director Guy Ritchie before the...
  • Royal Wedding special: The women who would be Queen April 28, 2011

    'The women who would be Queen' is a CNN special documentary for the Royal Wedding. ...
  • Kate set to eclipse Diana's celebrity status April 18, 2011

    Los Angeles: Royal bridetobe Kate Middleton is set to overtake Britain's Princess Diana as the most talkedabout woman in the world's media, according to a study released on Sunday by the Global Language Monitor. With two weeks to go before she marries Prince William in London's Westminster Abbey on April 29,...
  • UK novelist writes "what if?" story based on Diana January 6, 2011

    London: British novelist Monica Ali has written a book based on the life of Princess Diana, and it is due to hit the shelves in March, a month before Diana's son Prince William is due to marry Kate Middleton. The author said the timing of "Untold Story" was a coincidence. "At first,...
  • ' William and Kate: A Royal Love Story ' November 29, 2010

    London: "William and Kate: A Royal Love Story," by The Sun newspaper's royal reporter James Clench was published in Britain on Friday, the first in a slew of new titles about the relationship between Prince William and Kate Middleton that publishers hope will set cash registers chirping in...
  • Tony Blair: 'I cried for Iraq war victims' September 2, 2010

    London: Tony Blair regrets banning fox hunting, but not invading Iraq. He was captivated by Princess Diana, intimidated by Queen Elizabeth II. He heaps praise on President George W. Bush but calls his close colleague Gordon Brown a man of "zero" emotional intelligence. He acknowledges that some find him delusional,...
  • Diana 'killed for trying to expose UK arms dealers' June 1, 2010

    London: More than 12 years after she died in a car crash in Paris, a leading defence lawyer has alleged that Princess Diana was murdered over her plan to expose UK's arms dealers. Queen's Counsel Michael Mansfield has claimed that the late Princess of Wales even intended publishing an "explosive" diary...