Bashir’s Interview with Princess Diana Thrusts BBC Into a Storm

A report that found that Martin Bashir of the BBC used deceit to secure the sit-down has set off a storm of criticism of the British broadcaster.

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Prince Harry Says Trauma of Diana’s Death Led Him to Drink and Drugs

“I was willing to drink, I was willing to take drugs,” Harry said in a documentary series focused on mental health. His comments were the latest in a series of frank discussions he has had about his personal life.

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25 Years Later, the BBC Apologizes for Diana Interview

The reporter, Martin Bashir, deceived her brother to land the landmark sit-down, the network now acknowledges.

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Martin Bashir Leaves BBC Amid Inquiry Into His Interview With Princess Diana

Mr. Bashir’s departure from the nation’s public broadcaster comes as it prepares to publish the findings of an investigation into accusations that he used deceptive tactics to land a major interview with Diana in 1995.

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‘Diana’ Musical Sets Netflix Run — and Broadway Opening Night

In an unprecedented move, a recording of the show will start streaming in October, while audiences can see it live (if theaters reopen) in December.

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Covering the Royal Family: Reporter Discusses the Challenges

The Times’s London bureau chief talks about the challenges of reporting on Buckingham Palace and the fallout of Oprah Winfrey’s interview with Harry and Meghan.

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Diana and Meghan

In explosive interviews separated by 25 years, the two women forced the royal family to confront the truth about itself.

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Meghan’s Oprah Interview Rekindles Princess Diana Memories

A quarter-century after Princess Diana broke her silence about life among the British royals, Meghan Markle did the same. Their stories were remarkably similar.

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Meghan Markle’s Interview Rekindles Princess Diana Memories

A quarter-century after Princess Diana broke her silence about life among the British royals, Meghan Markle did the same. Their stories were remarkably similar.

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What We Learned From Meghan and Harry’s Interview

The Sussexes accused the royal family of failing to protect them, both emotionally and financially.

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New York Has a Cameo in ‘The Crown.’ Here’s What Really Happened.

Princess Diana visited the city in 1989, a trip featured on the Netflix series and remembered fondly by the people she met.

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Why Is Australia Still Part of the British Monarchy?

Exploring why we just can’t seem to break free.

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The Best-Kept Fashion Secret of ‘The Crown’

One online vintage shop is the source of many of Princess Diana’s best looks.

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Royal Watchers Wonder: Do the Royals Watch ‘The Crown’?

A lack of hard facts has not prevented plenty of speculation as to whether Queen Elizabeth and the other members of the royal family ever watch their fictionalized selves.

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‘The Crown’ Stokes an Uproar Over Fact vs. Entertainment

Dramatic liberties in the latest season of the Netflix series, covering the turbulent 1980s, are annoying Britons who wrote of that period, even among those who disparage the royals.

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For the African Women Who Love Diana, ‘The Crown’ Feels Personal

In her lifetime, the Princess of Wales was adored by many women in Africa and the diaspora, who then passed that loyalty on to their daughters.

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The Lady and the Trump

Unfeeling royals offer no respite from unfeeling Republicans.

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‘The Crown’ Season 4: What to Watch and Read About Diana

If Season 4 has fueled your interest in one of royal history’s most glamorous women, you’re in luck. She has inspired many a book, documentary and article.

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Diana’s Dresses on ‘The Crown,’ a Fashion Horror

“The Crown,” Season 4, has raised the question again. The answer may not be what you expect.

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Margaret Thatcher and Class Struggles in “The Crown” Season 4

In the new season, Diana Spencer’s aristocratic breeding triumphs and Margaret Thatcher’s middle-class tendencies horrify the royals. Here’s a guide to the rigid world of the British class system.

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‘The Crown’ Has Had Its Scandals, but There’s Nothing Like Diana

The face that launched a thousand tabloid stories — and books and documentaries and Instagram feeds — is taking center stage in the newest season of the Netflix series.

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BBC Orders Inquiry Into Diana Interview After Claim Princess Was Misled

A quarter-century after the princess admitted infidelity in a landmark interview with Martin Bashir, the journalist is facing renewed accusations of behaving unethically to secure the scoop.

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Marguerite Littman, the Inspiration for Holly Golightly, Dies at 90

She knew everyone, Truman Capote said. And she drew on her friends to contribute to her efforts in the fight against AIDS.

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Happily Ever After? Harry and Meghan Will Settle for Normal

In “Finding Freedom,” the veteran reporters Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand show how the British royal family’s fairy tale turned into a cautionary one.

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