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Entertainment News Archive - September 02, 2006

By Mike Collett-White VENICE (Reuters) - The Queen was unable to comprehend the public's grief at Princess Diana's death in 1997 but was finally convinced to cast aside royal protocol by British Prime Minister Tony Blair, a new film shows.

By Mike Collett-White VENICE (Reuters) - Queen Elizabeth was unable to comprehend the British public's grief at Princess Diana's death in 1997, but was finally convinced to cast aside stiff royal protocol by British Prime Minister Tony Blair, a new film suggests.

By Mike Collett-White VENICE (Reuters) - The Queen was unable to comprehend the public's grief at Princess Diana's death in 1997, but was finally convinced to cast aside stiff royal protocol by Prime Minister Tony Blair, a new film suggests.

By Sandor Peto BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungarian poet Gyorgy Faludy, a legend of resistance to the rise of Nazism and Communism, died at the age of 96 at his home in Budapest, national news agency MTI said on Saturday.

(Corrects age Faludy died to 95 in first paragraph and headline) By Sandor Peto BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungarian poet Gyorgy Faludy, a legend of resistance to the rise of Nazism and Communism, died at the age of 95 at his home in Budapest, national news agency MTI said on Saturday.

By Sandor Peto BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungarian poet Gyorgy Faludy, a legend of resistance to the rise of Nazism and Communism, died at the age of 95 at his home in Budapest, national news agency MTI said on Saturday.

Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.