November 2, 1997 in Nation/World

Some Spicy Diplomacy


Britain’s Prince Charles met with South African President Nelson Mandela on Saturday morning for some serious dialogue. The two famous men, however, found themselves upstaged at the subsequent photo session by the saucy, flirtatious Spice Girls, three members joining the statesmen above. Prince Harry made his first public appearance since his mother’s funeral, meeting the group at a charity concert. Joined by several of his grandchildren, Mandela described the singers as his heroines and said, “I don’t want to be emotional, but this is one of the greatest moments of my life.”

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