Press: Bugging Charles

Are the royal tapes real fakes?

The presses were already rolling at the Nuremberg plant of the West German women's weekly Die Aktuelle (circ. 550,000) when local court officials slapped the publication with an injunction at 4 a.m. last Friday. Facing a $200,000 fine or six months' imprisonment, the publishers nevertheless ordered the staff to proceed; by midmorning, an outsize print run of 925,000 copies was being distributed throughout West Germany. The offending article: a six-page cover story headlined "The Whole Truth About the Phone Calls Between Prince Charles and Lady Diana: No...

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