PHOTO | Charles Spencer shares rare childhood pic with a young Princess Diana

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  • Charles Spencer has shared a rare childhood photo with Princess Diana.
  • In the photo Diana throws her arm around her younger brother and smiles shyly at the camera.
  • The photo comes amid Charles' battle with the BBC over the princess' infamous Panorama interview.

Charles Spencer has shared a rare childhood photo of himself with his sister, Princess Diana.

Without a caption, Charles posted the image on Twitter, which shows Diana in a pretty pink dress with her arm around her younger brother. Both are smiling shyly at the camera.

The photo comes amid Charles' ongoing battle with the BBC over Diana's infamous Panorama interview with Martin Bashir which he says he was misled to secure. He alleges he was shown fake bank statements which indicated there was a leak in his team feeding information to the press, prompting him to organise the one-on-one.

Though BBC released a statement in light of the recent allegations saying these allegations were addressed at the time, Charles tweeted again on Sunday: "Many people are, quite understandably, asking why I've waited till now to come forward with the truth about how the @BBCPanorama with my sister came about.

"While I knew that Martin Bashir used fake bank statements and other dishonesty to get my sister to do the interview, what I only found out 2 weeks ago, thanks to journalist Andy Webb's persistent use of the Freedom of Information Act, is that the BBC also knew. Not only knew about it, but that they covered it up."

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