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Prince William and Prince Harry Speak About Diana's Death and Funeral for BBC Documentary

Princes William and Harry spoke about their mother’s funeral in a BBC documentary called Diana, 7 Days. Rumours have persisted for two decades that it was their grandfather, Prince Philip, who ultimately convinced the boys to walk behind the casket. The brothers cleared the air about whose decision it was. “It wasn’t an easy decision, and it was a collective family decision to do that,”…
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Prince Philip furious with Tony Blair for having Princes William and Harry walk behind their mother's coffin

“F*** off”, words that would not surprise many to hear out of The Duke of Edinburgh’s mouth, but why he said them may shock some. For a long time, it was assumed the senior royals did not care about Diana, her funeral or how it all went down, but a conversation between Prince Philip and Tony Blair’s communications team show otherwise. The “anguished” Prince…
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Channel 4 to air Diana tapes despite complaints

Between 1992 and 1993, Diana, Princess of Wales was recorded in a series of tapes by Peter Settelen who was her voice coach. Channel 4 have used these clips in order to create a new documentary ‘Diana: in her own words’. Despite pleas from Earl Spencer, Diana’s…
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Tribute to Diana, Princess of Wales opens at Buckingham Palace

In a press release on Friday 21 July, the Royal Collection Trust announced that a tribute to Diana, Princess of Wales would be made in the form of a special display in the Music Room at Buckingham Palace, as part of the Summer Opening, to mark the 20th anniversary of her death, on 31 August 1997. The display particularly acknowledges the important work undertaken by the Princess to support The…
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Prince William Speaks of Mother in New Documentary with Prince Harry

This August will be the 20th anniversary of the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, and to mark the occasion the Duke of Cambridge and his brother, Prince Harry, will be speaking for the first time about their immediate reaction to the loss of their mother in a new BBC1 documentary. The documentary’s current working title is simply Diana. The Princes have recently made several public speeches…
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