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Charles questioned after Diana's death

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GagaJo Sun 20-Jun-21 22:02:23

The former Metropolitan police chief John Stevens has disclosed that he questioned Prince Charles over allegations that he had plotted to kill Diana, Princess of Wales.

Charles was interviewed as a witness in 2005, during a three-year investigation into Diana’s death in a Paris car crash in 1997, the Daily Mail reported.

www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2021/jun/19/former-met-chief-interviewed-prince-charles-over-alleged-plot-to-kill-diana

greenlady102 Sun 20-Jun-21 22:08:05

I would have been more surprised if he hadn't been.

Anniebach Sun 20-Jun-21 22:16:00

Diana’s brother in law was questioned at the inquest, it was claimed he had flown to Paris , taken over the British Embassy,
took control of the police, and the hospital .

MawBe Sun 20-Jun-21 22:21:20

How in the name of the wee donkey is this news ?
Could any more column inches possibly be squeezed out the Diana debacle?

SueDonim Sun 20-Jun-21 22:23:29

And? confused

Anniebach Sun 20-Jun-21 22:28:18

It’s news because it has only now been made public

Alegrias1 Sun 20-Jun-21 22:34:33

How in the name of the wee donkey is this news ?

That made me laugh Mawbe 😆

maddyone Sun 20-Jun-21 23:37:45

Did you watch Line of Duty Alegrias? First time I heard it was when Ted Hastings said in Line of Duty.

maddyone Sun 20-Jun-21 23:38:12

said it in Line of Duty

nanna8 Mon 21-Jun-21 00:07:18

It was always a question of who but they should have looked at their own secret service first, which would never happen of course. She was a threat. All in the past now, probably best forgotten.

absent Mon 21-Jun-21 03:11:42

She and Dodi al Fayed suddenly and unpredictably decided to leave their hotel late at night. They were safe there, albeit surrounded by paparazzi outside the hotel. Their driver was, apparently, under the influence and driving at a high speed too fast for the route. She was not wearing a seatbelt. Others – Secret Service, Duke of Edinburgh, ex-husband, James Bond, Paddington Bear – didn't have to do a thing.

BlueBelle Mon 21-Jun-21 03:53:13

What brother in law anniebach ?

FannyCornforth Mon 21-Jun-21 05:05:12

BlueBelle

What brother in law anniebach ?

The husband of one of her sisters, perhaps?
You hardly ever hear of Diana's sisters.
Lord only knows what they think of it all...

lemsip Mon 21-Jun-21 07:19:23

Diana's brother in law is

Robert Fellowes, Baron Fellowes, GCB, GCVO, QSO, PC is a British courtier who was Private Secretary to Queen Elizabeth II from 1990 to 1999, and is also known as a brother-in-law of Diana, Princess of Wales, married her sister Jane.

MawBe Mon 21-Jun-21 07:31:52

Alegrias1

^How in the name of the wee donkey is this news ?^

That made me laugh Mawbe 😆

The full phrase is “How in the name of Jesus,, Mary and Joseph and the wee donkey….?”

MerylStreep Mon 21-Jun-21 08:01:09

MawBe

How in the name of the wee donkey is this news ?
Could any more column inches possibly be squeezed out the Diana debacle?

At least your response was printable, MawBe Mine wasn’t 😡

Alegrias1 Mon 21-Jun-21 08:05:40

Thanks Mawbe and Maddyone.

Those newspaper editors must think we came down the Laggan in a bubble 😉

Gingster Mon 21-Jun-21 08:10:44

When we heard Diana had died my dh said ‘that’s convenient for Prince Charles’. 🤔

eazybee Mon 21-Jun-21 08:26:47

Our french friends from the village we are twinned with were all convinced at the time of Diana's death that it was a plot orchestrated by Prince Philip.

MawBe Mon 21-Jun-21 08:28:02

Alegrias gringrin

lemsip Mon 21-Jun-21 08:33:16

Nanna8
your comment is spot on..

I read a book by ex MI5 spy Peter Wright, it was banned in britain for years People would be shocked at collateral damage that happens when a person is 'taken out.'

MawBe Mon 21-Jun-21 08:36:20

I read a book by ex MI5 spy Peter Wright, it was banned in britain for years People would be shocked at collateral damage that happens when a person is 'taken out. ‘
A very dim view was taken of Peter Wright and his book by those in ‘the Office’ - MI5 and 6- and much dismissed as self aggrandising exaggeration and fantasy.

MawBe Mon 21-Jun-21 08:40:22

I wish people would remember two simple but key facts- the driver of Diana and Dodi’s car was over the limit and they were not wearing seat belts.
How could Prince Philip or the U.K. security services possibly have second-guessed such a monumentally stupid course of action when they could just as easily have ducked out of sight and stayed in the Ritz overnight?

Anniebach Mon 21-Jun-21 08:51:38

It was the chap on a motor bike , he was seen by eyewitness,
a dog wearing a neckerchief was riding pillion , he swerved into
the car.

25Avalon Mon 21-Jun-21 08:56:43

Reading Diana’s letter you can see how paranoid she was becoming, a paranoia fed by Martin Bashir. If she really thought “they” were going to stage a car crash to kill her why on earth didn’t she have a seat belt on?