The National Security Agency today denied that it eavesdropped on Princess Diana's phone conversations the night she died.
A statement by the agency said its files "contained references to the Princess," but that officials "did not target Princess Diana's communications."
The U.S. spy agency stressed that it has "cooperated fully" with the three-year investigation into Diana's death. Diana, 36, her friend Dodi Fayed, 42, and the driver of their car died in a crash on Aug. 31, 1997. An investigation later concluded that the driver, Henri Paul, was drunk and was driving at a high speed at the time of the crash. Results of the investigation are scheduled for release Thursday.
Concert to Honor Diana
In wake of the NSA's statement, Diana's sons announced today that they will remember their mother with a tribute concert on July 1, her birthday.
"We wanted to have this big concert with, you know, full of energy, full of the sort of fun and happiness which I know she would have wanted. And on her birthday as well, it's got to be the best birthday present she ever had," Prince William said. "The evening is all about our mother. The main purpose is to celebrate and to have fun and to remember her in a fun way."
Diana's good friend Elton John is scheduled to headline the show. Songs from Andrew Lloyd Webber will be performed and Pharrell Williams, a friend of Prince William, will also be featured in the show.
"That's a little flavor," William said in an interview. "But the idea is we wanted to get artists that our mother really loved, and then artists that both Harry and I enjoy."
When asked if the public would get to see the princes dance, William said, "I really hope not!"
Prince Harry joked back, "I hope so! Him, not me. I hope that we can get the chance to see him dance."
"It'll be a terrifying sight if we do," William said.
On Aug. 31, the anniversary of Diana's death, there will be a more somber memorial service.
"The service is going to include both sides of the family, our mother's side and our father's side, everyone getting together," Harry said. "It should be a very sort of simple and nice service."