Princess Diana

The war heroes of Northolt Airport

9 November 2019 9:00 am

At 6.50 p.m. on 31 August 1997 a plane touched down at Northolt Airport. It was a lamentable and dismal…

A princess of greasy spoons: Café Diana reviewed

1 June 2019 9:00 am

Café Diana is a Princess Diana-themed greasy spoon in Notting Hill Gate. It is a mad place, but it is…

The Royals in 1972. Photo: Press Association

Watch Paxo set a new PB for lip-curling: Paxman On The Queen’s Children reviewed

9 February 2019 9:00 am

You might well expect a royal documentary on Channel 5 to be unashamedly gossipy. You might also expect it to…

Thanks to Diana, the royals are done for

31 August 2017 1:00 pm

We are approaching an important royal anniversary, which I trust will be marked with a display of the appropriate reverence…

Diary

12 August 2017 9:00 am

No sympathy from me for the Brits stuck in the European heatwave. I’ve never understood people who go abroad for…

Diary

5 August 2017 9:00 am

Diana Spencer has been dead for 20 years. I was a journalist on the Evening Standard in those days and…

The Spectator’s Notes

29 July 2017 9:00 am

The pre-commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the death of Diana, Princess of Wales is already in full swing. She…

Diana the diva

29 July 2017 9:00 am

Twenty years in August since Diana died. The anniversary is sad for me on many levels — she was definitely…

The uglier the man, the uglier the attitude

22 August 2015 9:00 am

The uglier the man, the more he demeans women

Romance isn't a religion. Stop looking for The One and join The Queue

23 August 2014 9:00 am

Pity the modern starlet. Be she steaming-hot pop-tart or reality-show show-off, her range of emotional experiences will, thanks mostly to…