Former BBC director-general Lord Tony Hall has said he is “deeply sorry” to the Duke of Cambridge for the “hurt” caused by the Panorama interview scandal involving Diana, Princess of Wales.Lord Hall, who was managing director of news and current affairs at the time of the interview, has come under fire for the internal investigation he headed into how Martin Bashir landed the world exclusive.Appearing before MPs on the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, he denied there had been a “BBC cover-up”.
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Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, has lambasted the BBC for contributing “significantly to her fear, paranoia and isolation” felt by his late mother, Princess Diana, in the years before her death, in a rare emotionally charged statement by a royal against the public broadcaster.
The Duke of Cambridge and the Duke of Sussex have issued scathing statements criticising the BBC for its failings around their mother’s Panorama interview. It comes as an inquiry found the BBC covered up “deceitful behaviour” used by journalist Martin Bashir to secure his world exclusive interview with Diana, and “fell short of high standards of integrity and transparency”.
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The Queen has held a rare face-to-face audience at Windsor Castle, meeting the Australian prime minister, who told her she was “quite the hit” at the G7 summit.Wearing a vibrant yellow floral dress, the monarch was seen standing with her hands behind her back as she chatted to Scott Morrison in the Berkshire royal residence’s Oak Room on Tuesday.It is the first time the head of state has been photographed carrying out an audience in person, rather than virtually, since March 2020, just before England’s first lockdown.The Queen, who is also monarch of Australia, was photographed smiling warmly as she met Mr Morrison.
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The royal family will continue to grieve this week following the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral, although the period of national mourning has ended.After almost 70 years as head of state, the Queen will..
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The Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral procession set off with the coffin followed by senior royals led by the Prince of Wales and Princess Royal.Every minute of the eight-minute procession, a gun was fired..
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Buckingham Palace officials say Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has died. He was 99. Philip spent a month in hospital earlier this year before... IndiaTimes Also reported by •Zee News •Hindu