British Royals

David Emanuel reveals details about designing Diana, Princess of Wales’ wedding dress

David Emanuel became world famous in 1981 after Lady Diana Spencer emerged from a glass coach on 29 July wearing a wedding dress designed by his and his then-wife’s label. Emanuel noted that there was no “pomp or ceremony” to Diana’s dress fittings, and that only he, his wife, and Diana knew what the dress looked like prior to the wedding. “The highlight was being asked in the first…
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Confidential transcripts released showing Tony Blair and Bill Clinton discussing Diana's death

Transcripts of telephone conversations between former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and former President Bill Clinton have been released, including one where the two candidly discuss Princess Diana shortly after her death. The transcripts, which were previously confidential, reveal how the two world leaders shared their grief after Diana’s life was cut short. The two speculated on the causes…
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Lord Mountbatten: The man behind Prince Charles

Growing up in the Royal Family is an experience quite unlike the childhood many (if not all) of us had. Although Prince Charles was lucky enough to have both his parents in his life, they were both quite absent from his upbringing. This was both due to the fact mummy and daddy are Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip and the fact that the Queen was frightened by the tough nanny Helen…
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