Princess

  • Asian Games 2014: Thai princess going for gold at Asian Games September 17, 2014

    The Thailand team for the 17th Asian Games includes a reallife princess with a downtoearth approach to life and a heart set on winning gold. Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana, the granddaughter of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, has been chosen to represent her country in equestrian, riding a horse called Prince Charming. The 27yearold has...
  • Whoa! This dad bought unclaimed land in Africa so his 7yearold daughter could be a princess July 15, 2014

    Abingdon, Va.: A Virginia man says he has claimed a kingdom in Africa so his daughter can be a princess. Jeremiah Heaton told the Bristol Herald Courier that he recently trekked to a small, mountainous region between Egypt and Sudan called Bir Tawil. No country claims the land. Heaton says he planted...
  • Zendaya's departure puts 'Aaliyah' biopic on hold June 30, 2014

    Los Angeles: The upcoming biopic "Aaliyah: Princess of R&B", based on R&B singer Aaliyah, has been put on hold after the lead actress Zendaya Coleman dropped out of the project. The cable channel Lifetime TV announced it via Twitter on June 29, posting a statement. "We are sad Zendaya will no...
  • Photos: Artist uses shocking posters of Disney princesses being kissed by their fathers to raise awareness about sex abuse of minors by a family member June 28, 2014

    An artist used a series of shocking Disney posters to raise awareness about minors who have been subjected to sexual abuse by a family member. The Princest Diaries posters show the most famous Disney princesses Sleeping Beauty, Ariel and Jasmine being kissed by their fathers. "The aim of the poster...
  • 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...
  • Spain's Princess Cristina testifies in historic fraud probe February 10, 2014

    In a historic judicial hearing that could further impact the deteriorated image of Spain's monarchy, Princess Cristina testified on Saturday in a fraud and money laundering case in which she and her husband could eventually be charged. Judge Jose Castro will rule on whether Cristina, the first Spanish royal to be...
  • Spanish princess questioned in corruption investigation February 11, 2014

    Spain's Princess Cristina was questioned by a judge on Saturday in a corruption case that has deepened public anger over graft among the ruling class and discontent with the royal family. It was the first time that a Spanish royal has been summoned in a criminal proceeding since the monarchy was...
  • Spanish court summons Princess Cristina for tax fraud January 7, 2014

    A Spanish court has subpoenaed Princess Cristina, the daughter of Spain's King Juan Carlos, as a suspect in an investigation of alleged tax fraud and money laundering, the latest blow to the royal family's reputation. Palma de Mallorca court judge Jose Castro on Tuesday ordered the 48yearold princess to appear on...
  • 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...
  • Lindsay Lohan wants to have a royal friendship November 17, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actress Lindsay Lohan is reportedly determined to befriend Princess Eugenie following the British royal's move to New York. The 27yearold was delighted to learn that Queen Elizabeth's granddaughter has moved to New York for her work with auction house Paddle 8. "Lindsay's long been obsessed with the royals, particularly Prince...
  • 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...
  • Romanian princess among 18 charged in Oregon over cockfighting August 17, 2013

    A Romanian princess, the daughter of exiled former Romanian King Michael, appeared in a US court on Friday with her American husband on charges related to cockfighting in rural Oregon, authorities said. Irina Walker, 60, was among 18 people charged with holding 10 cockfighting "derbies" in 2012 and 2013, according to...
  • 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...
  • Aishwarya Rai joins Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles at a royal do June 19, 2013

    Looking regal each time they make a public appearance might be the biggest stressor for many celebrities. But in Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's case, sporting a royal look is almost natural. The actress stepped out in a flattering black and white lace outfit to attend the Royal Ascot horse race meeting...
  • 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. ...
  • Sweden's Princess Madeleine marries New York banker June 9, 2013

    Stockholm: Princess Madeleine, fourth in line to the Swedish throne, married USBritish banker Christopher O'Neill on Saturday at a ceremony attended by royals and socialites from around the world. The 30yearold princess married O'Neill, 38, before some 600 guests in the chapel of the Royal Palace of Stockholm. O'Neill fought back tears...
  • 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...
  • Unseen photo of teenage Princess Diana up for auction January 5, 2013

    London: A previously unpublished photo of Princess Diana as a teenager is set to go under the hammer. This picture of the Princess of Wales was given to a newspaper a day after she and Prince Charles announced their engagement. Editors had decided not to use the picture and even stamped...
  • Beatles, Mick Jagger on the 10 pound note? December 26, 2012

    London: The Beatles and Sir Mick Jagger are among 150 famous Brits who are under consideration to become the new face of the 10 pound note. Bosses at The Bank Of England have released a list of great Britons who have been suggested for the honour by members of the...
  • Hoax call death: Jacintha Saldanha laid to rest December 17, 2012

    Udupi: Indianorigin nurse Jacintha Saldanha, who had committed suicide in a London hospital after a prank call about Princess Kate from an Australian radio channel, was laid to rest at her husband's hometown of Shirva in Udupi on Monday evening. Jacintha's husband Benedict, her son Junal and daughter Lisha accompanied the...
  • Dikshit opposes National War Memorial at India Gate December 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has opposed a Group of Ministers' recommendation to set up the longawaited National War Memorial at the India Gate complex, saying it will affect the ambience of the area and restrict people's movement at the popular hangout zone. In separate letters to Defence Minister AK...
  • Kate hoax call: Nurse's body flown to India December 14, 2012

    London: The body of an Indianorigin nurse, who died after being duped by a prank call to a UK hospital treating a pregnant Princess Kate, was on Friday flown to India, official sources said, amid reports that the mumoftwo had criticised her senior colleagues in one of the three emotional...