Princess Diana’s younger brother, Charles Earl Spencer has said that he is planning to close down a museum he opened to honour the Britain’s famous princess.
Reports suggests that Spencer is planning to close down the museum that is located at their family home at Althorp next year and handover the objects to Prince William and Prince Harry, his two nephews. Spencer had opened the museum in 1998 after the princess was killed in a car crash in 1997. Diana: A Celebration has been on exhibit in Northamptonshire at Althorp for years.
New York, Feb 22 : Late Princess Diana’s Luxe velvet and bejewelled evening gowns are set to be auctioned in London on March 19.
The ten iconic dresses includes, the inky blue gown the late Princess of Wales wore when dancing across the White House dance floor with John Travolta in 1985, the New York Daily News reported.
According to the auction house, the midnight blue gown by Victor Edelstein is expected to fetch between 305K dollars and 455K dollars.
New York, Jan 5 : Princess Diana's rare teen photograph marked "not to be published" is going up for auction in New York.
The previously unseen black and white picture of a relaxed and beautiful Diana was taken in a Swiss ski chalet while she was on a trip with friends in 1979 or 1980 before her engagement to Prince Charles, the New York Post reported.
Wellington, Jan 19 - Television New Zealand was under fire from critics for being insensitive by showing a film about the late Princess Diana while her son, Prince William, was still in country.
But TV officials defended the broadcast of the film, The Queen, saying they did not check the royals' visit schedule before planning their programmes.
Britain's William left New Zealand Tuesday after a three-day visit, his first solo official overseas tour representing his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II.
In this wake there was controversy about the national television channel's decision to screen the film exploring the death of his mother, Princess Diana, while he was there.
London, Dec 7 : Princess Diana’s infamous butler Paul Burrell is facing a double blow as he cannot fund any buyers for his house as well as the flower shop next door.
It was recently reported that the Royal blabbermouth, who now lives in America, has been unable to sell his four-bedroom Georgian home in the Cheshire village of Farndon, despite it being on the market for over a year.
And now, it has been reported that his hopes of flogging his famous flower shop next door are also dwindling.
London, Nov 23 : Pakistani heart surgeon, whom Princess Diana dubbed her “Mr Wonderful”, is all set to tie the knot with a medical colleague 21 years his junior.
Hasnat Khan, 51, has secretly become engaged to Alexandra Panagoulas, 30 and the pair are now living together in London.
Friends have said that Panagoulas, originally from Athens, has made him “happier than he’s been in ages”.
“It is very happy news. Hasnat is in love with her and he is a good man, a man of quality. I like him very much,” the Daily Express quoted Panagoulas’s mother, Agallia, as saying.
London, Oct 30 : A thank you letter from Princess Diana, which she sent to her fashion designer pal Bruce Oldfield and business partner Anita, raked in a whopping 800 pounds at an auction after it was unearthed by Cash in the Attic.
The note and a Christmas card from Diana to Bruce raised the big amount for children''s charity Barnado''s at the special London auction on the BBC2 show.
The Princess of Wales sent the letter to her fashionable pal on December 20, 1988, to thank him for a blouse.
Washington, September 28 : Michael Jackson interview tapes reveal that the late singer believed Princess Diana, Tatum O''Neal, and Brooke Shields as the loves of his life.
The singer made the revelation to confidante Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, who taped the interviews between 1999 and 2001.
According to Contactmusic, the King of Pop described Diana as "my type", adding: "She was good, I loved her very much. she was my type, for sure."
London, September 21 : Princess Diana's relationship with Princess Margaret, the Queen's younger sister, had deteriorated after her appearance on the BBC's Panorama in November 1995 which "skewered" Prince Charles.
The secret feud between the two princesses was laid bare on Sunday, revealing a relationship riven with hatred, bitterness and fierce rivalry.
Washington, Sept 14 : Sir Paul McCartney believes in slowing down his car whenever the paparazzi chase him lest he suffers the same fate as Princess Diana.
The former Beatle confesses that Princess Diana’s car crash flashes before his eyes whenever he’s being tailed by the paparazzi.
So, the singer has come with a ‘polite’ way to deal with the snappers instead of outrunning them.
Contactmusic quoted him as saying: "Nobody''''s learned anything, so you find yourself in a high-speed car chase and you go, ''''I shouldn''''t be doing this''''.
London, Aug 19 : The late Princess of Wales, Diana, wanted some moments of solitary freedom so much that she made arrangements for secret walks without her bodyguard, say reports.
Her former bodyguard, Ken Wharfe, has revealed that it was during one such walk that the princess, who begged him to let her have an hour to herself to do "normal things", stumbled upon a nudist beach by accident.
London, June 8 : Former royal butler Paul Burrell is again trying to cash in on Princess Diana's name, as he has sent a creepy message to his American fans.
Florida-based Burrell has already faced widespread hostility in Britain for cynically exploiting his past association with the late Princess of Wales.
And he has now posted his first statement of the year on his website, in which he paid tribute to the American public, and once again plugged his commercial activities using Diana's name.
London, May 31: Prince Harry has credited his late mother Princess Diana for inspiring him to continue his work for AIDS victims.
The 24-year-old gave a touching speech during a celebrity fundraising dinner in New York as he carried out his first official overseas duties.
The royal pledged to take forward his mother's crusade to help affected African children or those orphaned by the fatal disease.
Melbourne, March 29 : A 25-year-old Adelaide University student is in the news because of her hairstyle, which makes her resemble Princess Diana.
Psychology student Gules D''''Orsi has revealed that it was during a trip to Madrid last year that she realised how much she looked like the late Princess.
"I was in Plaza Mayor and a homeless man came up to me and started screaming,'''''''' the Daily Telegraph quoted Gules (pronounced "Jules'''''''') as saying.
London - Britain's Prince William has spoken of the "emptiness" he often feels about the loss of his mother, the late Princess Diana, in 1997 when he was aged just 15.
The prince, now aged 26 and second-in-line to the throne, made his unusually candid and personal remarks in an article for the Daily Mail Friday, based on a speech he gave at a children's charity co- founded by Diana.
London, Mar 2 : Cancer-stricken Jade Goody wants a funeral like that of Princess Diana, according to pals.
The 27-year-old has told friends that she wants a `Princess Diana-style send-off', reports the Daily Star.
Goody has reportedly said that she wants people to cry over her death.
But the reality television star is said to have decided against having the service televised.
The mum-of-two was feared to have less than a week to live as she was rushed back to hospital in an ambulance yesterday.
London, Jan 21 : Late Princess Diana's ex-butler Paul Burrell is reportedly terrified that his career in the U. S. is in jeopardy.
The royal butler was the subject of a scathing Channel 4 documentary, `Paul Burrell: What Really Happened', aired last week.
It revealed that he was suspended as a footman after being implicated in a gay porn ring on the Royal Yacht Britannia in 1981.
It also claimed that he blabbed details of state visits and pilfered milk from the Queen's supply.
London, Jan 15 : Autographs of celebrities like Sir Paul McCartney and Princess Diana are safer assets than stocks or savings.
Ten years ago, the former Beatle's signature was worth 125 pounds but now fetches more than 1,500 pounds.
According to the GB Rarities Index, others soaring in value include Princess Diana's (up more than 600 per cent from 1,200 pounds to
8,500 pounds) and George Harrison's (175 pounds to 2,250 pounds),
GB Rarities Index also shows that stamp collections rose in value by nearly 40 per cent in 2007-2008.
London, Nov 17 : Rapper Kanye West has likened himself to Princess Diana in an online rant about his arrest over an alleged scuffle with paparazzi photographer in a nightclub in the UK.
The 31-year-old singer was arrested on the suspicion of assaulting a photographer in Newcastle club, but was later released.
West criticised the media, whose practices he deems ‘intrusive’.
“Regardless of how much light I put out there are people working just as hard to only deliver darkness,” British tabloid The Sun quoted him as writing on his blog.
London, Nov 12 : Princess Diana''s former butler, Paul Burrell is returning to the UK for Christmas, it has emerged.
According to locals, the disgraced ex-butler, who’s currently based in Florida, also intends to help long-suffering wife Maria run the family business in the village of Farndon next month.
Reports that the couple’s marriage is on rocks have long been rife, as
Maria has been left in the UK.
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