Why is the British tabloid press so obsessed with the Royal Family and its activities?

It’s a battle waged constantly in the pages of British newspapers: The Royals vs The Press.

BBC Select has the inside scoop on the tabloids’ obsession in this fascinating Royal Family documentary.

The younger royals might consider journalists a nuisance but there’s no denying the role of the press when it comes to holding them to account. But can these personal intrusions be justified?

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