Latest Princess Diana News

Duchess of Sussex's 'The Bench' celebrates fathers and sons

Jun. 08, 2021 14:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The first children's book by Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, is a multicultural tribute to fatherhood. “The Bench,” a picture story published Tuesday by Random House Children's Books, celebrates the bond between Meghan's husband Prince Harry and son...

Meghan and Harry welcome second child, Lilibet 'Lili' Diana

Jun. 06, 2021 16:50 PM EDT

Prince Harry and Meghan may have stepped away from their royal duties — but family appeared to be top of mind in naming their second child, Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, who was born Friday in California. The name pays tribute to both Harry’s...

Princess Diana's wedding dress goes on display in London

Jun. 03, 2021 09:16 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The dress Princess Diana wore at her 1981 wedding to Prince Charles went on public display Thursday at the late princess's former home in London. The taffeta-ruffled white dress designed by David and Elizabeth Emanuel, with its 25 foot (8 meter)...

Ex-BBC head quits gallery job amid Diana interview fallout

May. 22, 2021 11:43 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Tony Hall, who was director of BBC news and current affairs at the time of the public broadcaster's explosive 1995 interview with Princess Diana, resigned Saturday as board chairman of Britain's National Gallery. Hall, who subsequently rose to the top job...

The Diana Interview: A look at the pivotal moment in time

May. 21, 2021 13:36 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The respected British broadcaster BBC is facing questions about its integrity following a scathing report on its explosive 1995 interview with Princess Diana. Britain’s justice secretary said Friday that the government would review the rules governing...

BBC faces questions of integrity after Princess Diana report

May. 21, 2021 13:17 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British broadcaster BBC, seen as a respected source of news and information around the world, is facing questions at home about its integrity following a scathing report on its explosive 1995 interview with Princess Diana. Britain’s justice secretary...

'I was afraid': Prince Harry, Oprah discuss mental health

May. 21, 2021 11:43 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For Harry, returning to London to attend Prince Philip's funeral last month meant once more facing a place where he felt trapped and hunted by cameras. It would be a test of his ability to cope with the anxiety that was bubbling up again. “I was...

William, Harry condemn BBC over 'deceitful' Diana interview

May. 20, 2021 17:19 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Prince William and his brother Prince Harry on Thursday issued strongly worded statements criticizing the BBC and British media for unethical practices after an investigation concluded that one of the broadcaster's journalists used “deceitful behavior” to secure Princess...

Prince Harry thought about quitting royal life in his 20s

May. 14, 2021 09:04 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prince Harry compared his royal experience to being on “The Truman Show” and “living in a zoo.” The Duke of Sussex said during a Thursday episode of the “Armchair Expert” podcast that he contemplated quitting royal life on several...

Review: New collection of columns by the late Jenny Diski

Apr. 19, 2021 11:04 AM EDT

“Why Didn’t You Just Do What You Were Told?” by Jenny Diski (Bloomsbury Publishing) A lot of criticism doesn’t age well because it’s tied to ephemeral moments in our cultural life. Jenny Diski’s is likely to stand the test of time because it offers readers a...