News Archive November 16-30 2002

November 30, 2002. Prince Vittorio Emanuele of Italy hopes be home by Christmas.
The poor health and abdication hints of King Norodom Sihanouk, 80, are encouraging Cambodians to confront the issue of royal succession.
New York Times article
The Queen was presented with a music CD by one of her Scottish regiments.
Telegraph article

November 29, 2002. The Queen opened her new gallery at Edinburgh's Palace of Holyrood house.
BBC News article
Japan mourned Prince Takamodo (1954-2002).
BBC News article
Former King Constantine of Greece was awarded only 7 million for his properties (worth 300 million) in compensation from the Greek government.
Telegraph article
The Scotsman article
Guardian article
Hello! article

November 28, 2002. Queen Elizabeth II will open her new art gallery in Scotland.
Telegraph article
The Prince of Wales opened a pub in the model village he helped create.
Telegraph article

November 27, 2002. Princess Diana's mother escaped injury in a car crash.
BBC News article
Norway's Crown Princess Mette-Marit made her first solo visit abroad.
Hello! article
More on Thailand's royal dog:
Hello! article

November 26, 2002. A book by the King of Thailand about his pet dog sold out within hours of publication.
BBC News article
The Queen helped The Mousetrap, the world's longest-running play, celebrate its own 50th anniversary.
BBC News article
There are some interesting genealogical and historical connections between Princess Diana and other Great Britons.
Telegraph article

November 25, 2002. Prince Philip's statement on the contents of his letters to Diana was unusually detailed.
New York Times article
Grown-ups ranked her third, but children consider the late Princess of Wales to be the Greatest Briton of all time.
CBBC Newsround article
The FBI is investigating whether members of the Saudi royal family gave money to the 9/11 terrorists.
Telegraph article
Times Online article
A Van Dyck portrait has been revealed as a long lost painting from King Charles I's royal collection.
Telegraph article

November 24, 2002. The Prince of Wales attended a service of remembrance for Welsh Guardsmen.
BBC News article
More on Prince Philip's letters to Princess Diana:
Telegraph articles: 1, 2
Independent articles: 1, 2
Most Labour MPs think the Crown should be stripped of its remaining constitutional powers, and many favor abolition of the monarchy.
Independent article

November 23, 2002. Prince Philip denied having insulted his daughter-in-law the Princess of Wales in private letters.
BBC News articles: 1, 2
The King of Bhutan is determined to transform his country into a democracy.

November 22, 2002. HRH Princess Beatriz of Spain, Princess Torlonia, 93, died in Rome.
Yahoo! News article
Crown Prince Tupouto'a Tupou V of Tonga is a very modern prince.
Wired article
Except for the Queen, members of the royal family will no longer be exempt from jury duty.
Times Online article
More on the Princess Royal's conviction:
New York Times article
Telegraph articles: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Times Online articles: 1, 2, 3, 4
Kylie Minogue performed on the West End stage after the Prince of Wales asked to see her in one of his favorite shows.
BBC News article

November 21, 2002. HIH Prince Takamodo of Japan, 47, died in Tokyo.
CNN article
BBC News article
Princess Anne was fined for violating the Dangerous Dogs Act.
Times Online article
BBC News articles: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Prince Charles shared a traumatic Gordonstoun acting experience with supporters of the Actors' Benevolent Fund.
Telegraph article

November 20, 2002. China's last emperor, P'u yi, is a controversial figure.
City Weekend article
Three photographers who took pictures of the car crash that killed Princess Diana will face charges for invasion of privacy.
BBC News article
Prince Rainier's illness kept him away from Monaco's National Day celebrations.
Hello! article
A new poll claims that this month's scandals have indeed damaged the popularity of the British royal family.
BBC News article
Guardian article
Prince Charles attended a special screening of the new Bond film.
BBC News article
England's football team met with the Queen.
BBC Sport photo gallery
Chiefs in Fiji, which became a republic in 1987, still consider Elizabeth II their Queen.
Telegraph article

November 19, 2002. Athlete David Beckham discussed security with Queen Elizabeth.
New York Times article
Recent royal scandals have encouraged Australian republicans.
The Scotsman article

November 18, 2002. The Prince of Wales was awarded the "title" "Beer Drinker of the Year" by a group of MPs for his promotion of local pubs.
BBC News article
Swaziland's tradition of royal polygamy is under scrutiny.
BBC News article
James Bond finally met his royal employer.
BBC News article
Prince Charles agreed to provide a list of all gifts worth more than 100 received in the past five years.
Times Online article
American collectors are eager to acquire British royal memorabilia.
Telegraph article
Tory MP Michael Portillo called for the traditionally royalist Conservative Party to take the initiative in reforming the monarchy.
Independent article

November 17, 2002. Monaco's Prince Rainier III has been hospitalized for a chest infection.
New York Times article
Queen Elizabeth would willingly assist an independent inquiry into the Burrell affair.
Telegraph articles

November 16, 2002. Prince Charles won an injunction barring a Scottish paper from publishing revelations from a book by a former royal housekeeper.
BBC News article
The Prince of Wales summoned the heads of major supermarkets to Highgrove to discuss their treatment of farmers.
Telegraph article
The former valet to Prince Charles who has accused another aide of rape first made but then withdrew the allegation in 1996.
Telegraph article
Royal officials challenged the Government to set up its own inquiry.
Times Online article

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