News Archive September 2002

September 30, 2002. The Prince of Wales hopes young people can be "reconnected" to older generations and their values.
BBC News article
Controversy over Prince Charles's involvement in political issues intensified regarding his meetings with Scottish ministers.
Telegraph article
Times Online article
The Prince of Wales admitted that a friend of his had leaked the memo regarding his meeting with Tony Blair.
Times Online article
Violations of the Dangerous Dog Act, of which Princess Anne and Tim Laurence are accused, can result in a 5,000 fine and up to six months' imprisonment.
Telegraph article

September 29, 2002. ABC's TV movie Prince William airs today in the U.S.
BBC News article
The Prime Minister said he has no objection to receiving letters from the heir to the throne.
BBC News article
The Prince of Wales has written to Tony Blair to express his regret over the leak of his private letters.
Telegraph article
The Princess Royal and her husband are to be prosecuted for an alleged violation of the Dangerous Dogs Act.
BBC News article
Telegraph article

September 28, 2002. Prince Philip, 81, who will soon be accompanying the Queen on her tour of Canada, remains an enigma.
Globe and Mail article
Prince Charles will rededicate a war memorial in West Yorkshire.
BBC News article
Prince Andrew's visit to Indianapolis was short but enjoyable for those who got to meet him.
King Mohammed VI of Morocco urged his subjects to participate in a "free and fair" election.
Telegraph article

September 27, 2002. Environment minister Michael Meacher described the Prince of Wales's letters as "refreshing."
BBC News article
Edward Heath's government underestimated the Queen Mother's probable lifespan by over 25 years.
Independent article
The royal letter controversy continues.
Guardian article
The Guardian: "We are sliding down a slope of petty-minded litigiousness"
The Guardian: "Volunteers are in danger of being alienated"
Apparently Prince Charles's "letter" contrasting the plight of farmers to that of blacks and gays is actually a "carefully crafted minute" of a meeting with Tony Blair.
Times Online article
U.S. Federal Reserve Board Alan Greenspan received an honorary knighthood from the Queen.
Telegraph article

September 26, 2002. Newly released records describe financial tensions between Whitehall and Buckingham Palace thirty years ago.
BBC News article
A Danish TV station claimed that Crown Prince Frederik will soon announce his engagement to girlfriend Mary Donaldson.
Hello! article
Reactions to Prince Charles's letter-writing campaign are sharply divided.
BBC News: Newspaper Round-Up
BBC News article
St. James's Palace defended the right of the Prince of Wales to express his political opinions in letters to government ministers.
New York Times article
Telegraph article 1
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Times Online article 1
Times Online article 2
Prince Charles is not the first Prince of Wales to get involved in political issues.
Times Online article
Previous causes of the Prince originally dismissed as "cranky" have since gained wider acceptance.
Times Online article

September 25, 2002. Eight human skeletons, at least 500 years old, were found in the Queen's Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh.
BBC News article
Letters apparently written by the Prince of Wales to government ministers reflect his frustration with political correctness.
BBC News article

September 24, 2002. Queen Elizabeth challenged Commonwealth leaders to deal with poverty.
The Duke of York will arrive in Indianapolis (my hometown) on Thursday.
The students of Gratz High School enjoyed their visit from Prince Andrew.
Philadelphia Inquirer article
The left-wing Fabian Society is investigating the extent of the Prince of Wales's intervention in political issues.
Times Online article

September 23, 2002. Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg, heir to the throne, visited the New York Stock Exchange and rang the opening bell.
The Monarchist League of Canada revealed that the monarchy costs each Canadian only C$1.10 (US$0.69, UK 0.45) a year.
Jamaican public officials will no longer take oaths of allegiance to the Queen.
The Duke of York officially launched a Jubilee exchange program at a Philadelphia high school.
Philadelphia Inquirer article
Prince Charles's letter sympathizing with the countryside reflects a significant split between St. James's Palace and Downing Street.
Times Online article
Guardian article
The Prince of Wales convinced his companion not to participate in yesterday's march, but Camilla Parker Bowles made her feelings clear with her attendance at a pro-hunting party.
Times Online article

September 22, 2002. Philadelphia welcomed Prince Andrew for the city's longest royal visit since 1860.
In a letter to Tony Blair, Prince Charles expressed his agreement with farmers who say they feel more victimized than blacks or gays.
Telegraph article
Scotland on Sunday article

September 21, 2002. Princess Diana's former lover James Hewitt spoke out to put an end to rumors about Prince Harry's paternity.
BBC News article

September 20, 2002. King Mohammed VI and Princess Lalla Salma of Morocco hosted the second annual Marrakesh Film Festival.
Hello! article
Princess Martha Louise of Norway plans to release a pop album.
Hello! article

September 19, 2002. Philadelphia is getting ready for a visit from Prince Andrew.
Philadelphia Inquirer article
The Princess Royal presented medals to members of the Northern Ireland Prison Service.
BBC News article

September 18, 2002. Princess Anne is visiting Northern Ireland.
BBC News article
The Dean of Westminster called for the next coronation to be a multi-faith ceremony.
Telegraph article

September 17, 2002. Princess Caroline of Monaco watched her daughter Charlotte Casiraghi compete in a French equestrian event.
Hello! article
Queen Beatrix opened the Dutch parliament.
Hello! article

September 16, 2002. A prominent Australian republican admitted that the official republican movement has degenerated into "a plaything of the rich and famous."
Sydney Morning Herald article
Buckingham Palace conceded that a "replica" of a rare African bronze head, given to the Queen by the president of Nigeria in 1973, is actually the original item.
Telegraph article
Exiled Egyptian Queen Fadila's flat has been seized by her bank.
Telegraph article

September 15, 2002. Prince Harry, 18 today, vows to finish his mother's charity work.
Telegraph article 1
Telegraph article 2
BBC News picture gallery
BBC News article

September 14, 2002. Mario Testino's new official photos of Prince Harry, who has received his own coat of arms to mark his coming of age tomorrow, reveal a cheerful prince at ease with himself.
Telegraph article 1
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Times Online article 1
Times Online article 2
Guardian article
BBC News article

September 13, 2002. Prince Harry, who turns 18 on Sunday, has developed into a more mature young man than recent sensational press coverage would suggest.
BBC News profile
Hello! article
Ken Wharfe's new book is one of the most controversial biographies of the late Princess of Wales.
MSNBC article
The Princess Royal criticized modern Britain's indifference to the countryside.
Telegraph article
Prince Harry visited a project for homeless children.
Times Online article

September 12, 2002. A castle built by the last native Prince of Wales is opening to the public.
BBC News article

September 11, 2002. A helicopter carrying Princess Anne had to land shortly after take-off to fix a malfunction.
BBC News article
Crown Princess Victoria began her work at the Swedish Foreign Trade Bureau in Berlin.
Hello! article
With yesterday's message, the Queen began the official British commemoration of today's sad anniversary.
Times Online article
Prince Charles and Prince Harry will attend the memorial service in St. Paul's Cathedral.
Times Online article

September 10, 2002. The Queen sent her condolences to relatives of those killed on September 11, 2001.
BBC News article
Police are considering taking legal action against Princess Diana's former bodyguard Ken Wharfe.
BBC News article

September 9, 2002. A Scottish union praised the Queen's use of a higher minimum wage than the government's.
BBC News article
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh were joined by Tony and Cherie Blair in Scotland.
Telegraph article
Times Online article

September 8, 2002. Queen Margrethe II of Denmark opened an exhibition of her illustrations at the Karen Blixen Museum.
The love of a Prince has made Camilla Parker Bowles "glamorous," claims the U.S. editor of Vogue.
BBC News article
Prince Harry plans to mark his upcoming 18th birthday with charitable work reminiscent of his late mother.
BBC News article
Telegraph article

September 7, 2002. The Queen and Prince Philip enjoyed the games at Scotland's annual Braemar Gathering.
BBC News article
The Prince of Wales may have to maintain an official silence, but his companion Camilla Parker Bowles is unafraid to demonstrate her support of hunting.
Telegraph article

September 4, 2002. The Royal Train is not as luxurious as one might think.
BBC News article
A committee of MPs announced that the Royal Train should be discontinued after the Golden Jubilee celebrations.
BBC News article
Telegraph article
Queen Elizabeth was relieved that no one was hurt in yesterday's gliding incident.
Telegraph article
Times Online article

September 3, 2002. Most Canadians remain satisfied with their monarchy.
Globe and Mail article
The Queen and Prince Philip saw some gliders make an emergency landing at Balmoral.
BBC News article
Belfast is divided over the restoration of a statue of Queen Victoria.
BBC News article
The Prince of Wales opened the Duchess of Northumberland's restored Alnwick Garden.
Telegraph article

September 2, 2002. Yesterday's service near Balmoral mentioned Princess Diana as well as others who died more recently.
Telegraph article
The Earl and Countess of Wessex have been criticized for going ahead with an engagement on September 11.
Telegraph article

September 1, 2002. A new book claims that Queen Victoria was actually the daughter of Sir John Conroy.
Ananova article
The Queen and other members of the royal family attended a church service acknowledging the fifth anniversary of the death of Diana, Princess of Wales.
BBC News article
Telegraph article
Princess Diana's most ardent fans are determined that she never be forgotten.
Telegraph article

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