On this day…in 1997

On this day in 1997, an estimated 2.5 billion people around the globe tune in to television broadcasts of the funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales, who died at the age of 36 in a car crash in Paris the week before. During her 15-year marriage to Prince Charles, the son of Queen Elizabeth II … [Read the full story]

Zeta-Jones’ breasts and saucy Prince Charley

Prince Charles pinned a CBE on Catherine Zeta-Jones’s lapel with the minimum of blushes.  For the actress it was undoubtedly a symbol of how far she had come since her humble beginnings in the Welsh valleys and the picture taken showed her beaming with delight.  However, when she was recently shown the image again she … [Read the full story]

Prank DJ’s are unlikely to face charges

The two DJ’s whose prank call was blamed for a nurse’s suicide are unlikely to face charges. Tragic mum Jacintha Saldanha, 46, was found hanged days after being tricked. She put the Aussie DJs’ call through to pregnant Kate Middleton’s hospital room where she was being treated for extreme morning sickness. Cops in Sydney revealed … [Read the full story]

Aussie DJ’s prank gets them in trouble

Prince William and Kate were “shocked and saddened” last night after the hospital nurse fooled by a hoaxer posing as the Queen committed suicide. Jacintha Saldanha, 46, was found dead two days after the stunt by an Aussie DJ. Tributes were paid last night to tragic mum-of-two Jacintha, who apparently killed herself after she became … [Read the full story]

Princess Diana will be honoured at Wills and Catherines wedding with ‘Guide me, O thou great Redeemer’

The final hymn at Princess Diana’s funeral is to be the first one sung at tomorrow’s wedding ceremony, it has been revealed. ‘Guide me, O thou great Redeemer’ was also played at a memorial service to mark the 10th anniversary of her death. The official programme for the marriage of Prince William and Catherine Middleton … [Read the full story]

Strange but true…

Saturday mail delivery in Canada was eliminated by Canada Post on February 1, 1969! In Tokyo, a bicycle is faster than a car for most trips of less than 50 minutes! There are 18 different animal shapes in the Animal Crackers cookie zoo! Should there be a crash, Prince Charles and Prince William never travel … [Read the full story]

Kate and the Prince want charity donations for wedding gifts

Most happy couples get ten toasters, bed linen or, at best, a washing machine. Royalty usually go one better, with a racehorse topping the Queen and Prince Philip’s gift list, while Prince Charles and Diana received a £1 million gem-encrusted gold model of an Arab boat. However, Prince William and Kate Middleton, who want to … [Read the full story]

Prince William to “join giblets” with Kate Middleton

Things would have been quite different in proposing marriage hundreds of years ago. According to the relaunched online version of the Oxford English Dictionary, we’re told that had Prince William proposed to Kate Middleton 300 years ago he might have asked to “join giblets” with her, or even suggested that they “buckle”. Not really on … [Read the full story]