UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that he was “obviously very concerned” about the findings of the inquiry into the BBC’s 1995 interview with the late Princess Diana, which said that the broadcaster “fell below its high standards of integrity and transparency”.
“I can only imagine the feelings of the royal family and I hope very much that the BBC will be taking every possible step to make sure nothing like this ever happens again,” Xinhua news agency quoted Johnson as saying on Friday.
His remarks came as the Met Police said it will assess the contents of the inquiry into former BBC reporter Martin Bashir’s interview with the late Princess of Wales to ensure there is no “significant new evidence” to support a criminal investigation.
In a statement on Friday, the Met said: “Following the publication of Lord Dyson’s report we will assess its contents to ensure there is no significant new evidence.”
In March this year, the police said it was “not appropriate” to launch a criminal investigation into…