NEWS AND UPDATES ON THE LATE DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES
Just like her grandmother! Royal fans liken Princess Charlotte, two, to a young Princess Diana in snaps taken by Kate on her first day at nursery
Portraits of Charlotte show her beaming for the camera as she poses outside Kensington Palace. Royal watchers say she looks like the late Princess Diana did as a child.
EXCLUSIVE: 'Things happened that made it clear - she was attracted to me.' George Michael's intimate relationship with Princess Diana, including wine-fueled tête-à-têtes and late-night calls, is revealed in new book
Details of George Michael's relationship with Princess Diana are laid bare in new book George Michael: Freedom: The Ultimate Tribute 1963-2016.
The Clogau St David’s mine in North Wales produced three generations of Royals’ rings but closed in 1998 as the gold ran out.
Was Harry destined to meet Meghan from the age of SIX? Princess Diana's astrologer reveals how she discovered a connection to the US in the prince's chart in 1990
Princess Diana's astrologer Debbie Frank spotted a connection to the US in Harry's future after the late royal asked her to read her sons' astrological charts back in 1990.
Twitter mercilessly mocks Lewis Hamilton as image of the F1 star dressed identically to DIANA emerges just days after he told his nephew that 'boys don't wear princess dresses'
A photo of Formula One star Lewis Hamilton dressed in a tartan blazer almost identical to one worn by the Princess of Wales has gone viral after he made controversial comments to his nephew
Planning a Christmas proposal? Why you DON'T need to spend three months' salary, according to Princess Diana's jeweller - who insists a smaller ring is a more romantic choice
Stephen Barnard Head Jeweller at 77 Diamonds in London insists the old three months' salary rule is defunct. He also advises against the current trend for coloured gemstones.
How Meghan Markle is transforming the Royal Family, by RICHARD KAY: Kate, Camilla and Diana all had to wait... but Harry's fiancée is the first unmarried partner to have Christmas lunch with the Queen
Yesterday’s announcement by Buckingham Palace that Prince Harry’s fiancee will join the Queen for Christmas at Sandringham represents a change in the attitudes.
Royal wedding fails! How comical blunders have blighted the big days of everyone from Prince Charles and Diana to the Queen herself (and Harry and Meghan will want to avoid them)
Princess Diana and Prince Charles got their vows wrong and the Queen broke her 1919 tiara. But newly engaged Harry and Meghan will be hoping their big day goes without a hitch.
Renowned sculptor whose portrait of the Queen appears on UK coins will create a statue of Princess Diana
The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry have selected renowned artist Ian Rank-Broadley to carry out the work. The sculptor designed the effigy of the Queen seen on all UK coins.
How the royals recycle their rocks: As Kate and Camilla both wear historic tiaras to a glittering Palace dinner, fascinating pictures show they are far from the first to do it
The Duchess of Cambridge stepped out this week in the Lover’s Knot tiara, an old favourite of Princess Diana, while Camilla chose the Greville tiara, once owned by the Queen Mother.
Meghan Markle's priceless engagement ring specially designed by Prince Harry looks JUST like a £33 Argos 'trilogy' cubic zirconia sparkler
Argos' gold plated silver ring also has a three stone design, but with cubic zirconia, not diamonds like Miss Markle's and unlike the Suits star's priceless band, it will set shoppers back £32.99.
Diana would have been thrilled - Meghan's just the kind of woman she wanted to be: From RICHARD KAY, the writer who knew Harry's mother best, a tantalising insight into how she'd feel today
Diana, who also daydreamed about a new life in America, believed that Harry could marry someone from any background or corner of the earth, RICHARD KAY writes.
‘It's days like today I miss her - they'd be thick as thieves’: Harry pays poignant tribute to his mother and says Meghan and Princess Diana would have been best friends
Prince Harry said his mother would have been 'so happy' to hear of his engagement to Suits star Miss Markle and that he 'missed' having her around to 'share the news' with.
From Charles's infamous comment about love to Kate confessing William can be a 'true romantic', a look back at royal engagements over the years
Royal engagements are carefully choreographed affairs, as shown by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's announcement. But that hasn't stopped one or two awkward comments being made.
Diana's 'symbolic' shawl goes under the hammer: Clothing presented to Princess during 1991 Pakistan tour has reserve price of £1,000
SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE discusses Princess Diana's shawl going under the hammer with a reserve price of £1,000 after she wore it on a four-day tour of Pakistan.
The 'love of tragic Diana's life' finds happiness at last: Heart surgeon Hasnat Khan becomes engaged
The 'love of Princess Diana's life Hasnat Khan has got engaged aged 57. The Pakistani surgeon is marrying someone much younger than him, WRITES SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE.
How Diana's marital misery and Hollywood-style glamour sparked an angry rift between Philip and the Queen
After Diana started appearing on front covers around the globe, she carved out an ever more prominent place for herself within the Royal Family. But Philip didn’t like it.
Landlady claims her pub is haunted by Princess Diana and hires a medium who 'hears her voice whispering from painting' in unlikely ghost hunting video
Patrick McNamara was having a tour around England's Rose in Oxfordshire when he claims to have picked up the voice of the royal while looking at a painting of her.
The sergeant, known only as Soldier N, was kicked out of the Army after he was convicted of possessing illegal weapons. It later emerged he had claimed the SAS was behind Diana's death.
'He inherited it from his mother': Elton John reveals Prince Harry shares a 'very rare gift' with the late Diana (and says it's why 'people love him')
Sir Elton John, 70, who was good friends with Princess Diana before her death, spoke of her youngest son at the annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Gala in New York, on Tuesday.
Queen Mathilde does a Diana: Belgian royal recreates famous photo of the princess at the Taj Mahal with her affectionate husband King Philippe alongside her
As a glamorous blonde royal in a demure pose outside India's most famous building, Queen Mathilde of Belgium inevitably called to mind Princess Diana at a photo call on Monday.
Air to the throne: 100 years of Royal flight celebrated with poignant images of Prince Charles carrying a baby William and Diana's coffin returning to Britain
The Royal Flight was the world's first head of state aircraft unit. The first recorded royal taking place on July 17, 1917 when the then-Prince of Wales enjoyed a 30 minute flight in France.
Snap! Meghan's royal role model revealed: Matching clothes, yoga poses, watches, handwritten notes and even disguises - has copying Diana helped Harry's girl capture the Prince's heart?
Since he met the U.S. actress around 18 months ago, the world has been quick to compare sultry Meghan Markle with her fellow brunette, the Duchess of Cambridge, but she's like Diana.
A slice of 36-year-old wedding cake, a birthday card signed by Prince Harry and a used bar of soap: Meet the Florida man who has a 13,000-PIECE collection of Princess Diana memorabilia worth $500,000
John Hoatson, 44, fell in love with Diana when he watched her wedding as an eight-year-old in 1981. After her death he started collecting, and now has more than 13,000 pieces of memorabilia.
Legendary designer Jimmy Choo fondly remembers 'down to earth' Princess Diana as he reveals details of the last pair of shoes he created for her
Legendary shoe designer Jimmy Choo, who is currently visiting Australia, has opened up on his relationship with the late Princess Diana, sharing touching details of the time he designed for her.
Donald Trump joked he would make Princess Diana take an HIV test before he fantasized having sex with her in rediscovered Howard Stern interview from 1997 just months after her death
Howard Stern and Donald Trump talked about the possibility of requiring women to get HIV tests before Trump would have sex with them. He said he would require Princess Diana to have such a test.
Trump said Princess Diana was 'crazy' but he would have slept with her 'without hesitation' in rediscovered Howard Stern interview from 2000 - just three years after her death
Trump was a regular guest on Stern's show during the 1990s and early 2000s, where the pair would have misogynistic chats about sex and the attractiveness and worth of women.
The most chilling betrayal of all: RICHARD KAY on the disturbing revelations that royal physicians drugged Diana and were terrified she'd pass on her 'dangerous' illness
Revelations come from letter written by Dr Alan McGlashan, who was called in to examine the Princess after she had ‘distanced herself’ from the royal medical specialists.
Diana was a 'dynastic disaster': Jaw-dropping letter reveals how Charles sought a second opinion on his troubled wife as an 'army' of doctors dosed Princess with drugs - after diagnosing 'dangerous' genetic illness
The Queen’s former physician feared Princess Diana was suffering from an obscure mental disorder that risked ‘dynastic disaster’, The Mail on Sunday can reveal.
The day Britain stood still: The moment William tenderly squeezed Harry's hand. Charles's froideur towards Earl Spencer after that speech... Minute by minute, how a shell-shocked nation said farewell to Diana
They were the seven days that shocked the world, from the death of Princess Diana in Paris to her funeral at Westminster Abbey.
‘It’s horrible!’ Baffled locals’ verdicts on Derbyshire’s bizarre Princess Diana tribute leave Holly and Phil in stitches on This Morning (as one woman jokes that Charles would like it)
The bizarre portrait of Diana caught the eye of the This Morning team, and they were quick to dispatch roving reporter Alison Hammond to the Chesterfield, home to the floral tribute.
Bizarre Diana-inspired mural that looks NOTHING like the late princess is mocked as 'menacing' on social media (as some say the tribute is giving them 'nightmares’)
A Derbyshire tribute to Princess Diana has been mocked on social media. A now viral tweet captured the floral display inspired by the late Princess, which has been derided by online critics.
De Niro's promise to Diana's beloved Barbuda: Actor vows to rebuild 'what nature has taken away' from island the Princess took William and Harry to as boys after Irma reduces it to rubble
The Goodfellas and Taxi Driver star, who is planning to open a luxury resort on the Caribbean island, said he will work with the Barbuda Council to rebuild 'what nature has taken away from us'.
Diana's funeral is still the most-watched live TV event ever: 31million tuned in to watch the ceremony 20 years ago today
More than half the population of the UK tuned in to the BBC and ITV to watch the event, which took place exactly 20 years ago today, on 6 September 1997.
Mohamed Al Fayed wrote to a member of the public on Harrods embossed paper saying 'one day the truth will come out' eight years after Diana and Dodi's death
The former Harrods boss wrote to Joan Winsbury from Northampton - who had sent him a message of support - marked with the exclusive store's letterhead about Diana's death.
'She made you feel extraordinary': Royal super-fan shares her never-before-seen photos of Diana as she recalls meeting the 'magical' Princess of Wales for the first time
Housewife Julia McCarthy-Fox, 52, of Horsham, took photos of Diana between 1983 and 1995, travelling thousands of miles around the country to photograph the Princess.
We are already living in a republic. We just don’t know it yet. Diana Spencer, perhaps the most brilliant politician of our age, destroyed the British monarchy 20 years ago.
Diana the mourning after: A moving BBC drama explores how the princess’s death affected ordinary people in extraordinary ways
The nation's grief after Princess Diana's death is played out in the BBC's one-off drama Diana and I. The show reveals how three people with no personal connection to the princess were affected.
Lewis Hamilton turns to toe-curling POETRY to pay tribute to Diana in the most excruciating tribute yet to the late princess
Formula One star Lewis Hamilton has shared a poem he penned in tribute to Princess Diana on Instagram, telling social media users he'll never forget her in his toe-curling effort.
Melanie Hough, curator of Getty Images Hulton archive has identified 10 of the most iconic images of the late royal, which capture both her sense of style and her playful character.
Diana's wedding dress designer David Emmanuel slams her former butler Paul Burrell for selling her private secrets and says 'I never met him in hundreds of visits to her home'
Close friend of Princess Diana David Emanuel says her former butler Paul Burrell exaggerated how close he was to her, adding it was wrong of her so-called 'rock' to sell secrets in interviews.
Princess Diana mourners CHEATED by street vendor in Paris who sells 'eternal love locks' then REMOVES them from memorial
Video obtained by MailOnline shows hustlers selling 'eternal love locks' that are then attached to a Diana monument close to the scene of her death then removing them when tourists walk away.
'It was like talking to a girlfriend': Cindy Crawford pays tribute to Princess Diana as she recalls time the royal invited her to tea
Cindy Crawford has paid tribute to Princess Diana on the 20th anniversary of the royal's death.
Twenty years to the day... the flowers, cards and tears flow all over again: ROBERT HARDMAN on the curious crowds of mourners who gathered outside Kensington Palace to remember Princess Diana
Some had come to celebrate her life – with cake and even the odd bottle of champagne. Some unexpectedly found themselves in tears and in mourning all over again
Far from the crowds: As thousands of fans descend on Kensington Palace to pay tribute to Diana, stony-faced Prince Charles, Queen and Philip spend the 20th anniversary of her death at Balmoral
Charles, the Queen and Prince Philip appeared to be in a reflective mood as they left the Scottish estate in a convoy of Land Rovers. The royals all drove separately, while accompanied by aides.
Diana’s close confidante reveals her unshakeable bond with Princess who was a ‘hands on’ godmother to her Down’s syndrome daughter (and the secret meaning behind their matching brooches)
Jeweller Rosa Monckton shared a close bond with the Princess after meeting in 1991 and chose her as godmother to her daughter Domenica who has Down's syndrome.
The return of Diana-mania: Masses of flowers pile up at Kensington Palace as fans pay tribute on 20th anniversary of her death
This morning, tributes have been paid from across the world to the 'truly extraordinary' Diana, Princess of Wales, 20 years after she was killed in a car crash in the French capital.
Diana's former bodyguard says the princess changed the monarchy for ever while her legacy lives on in the charity work of sons Harry and Wills
Former Met Police officer Ken Wharfe claimed at the time of Diana's death the monarchy was 'jealous' of her popularity, but the Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry have followed in her footsteps.
BBC obituary editor says he is 'bored' of extensive Princess Diana memorial coverage as he bemoans 'mawkish drivel' on 20th anniversary of her death
Nick Serpell, 66, of Darwen, Lancashire, was responding to a question on Twitter by BBC presenter Simon McCoy for people's thoughts on the Princess of Wales's death in Paris in 1997.
'Diana's heart stopped but I got her breathing again… I was devastated to hear she died': Fireman who was first on the scene after Princess's crash tells of his battle to save her
Sergeant Xavier Gourmelon led the medically trained Sapeurs-Pompiers first response team in Paris and said her last words were 'My God, what's happened?'.
Diana's last phone call: In a moving tribute, RICHARD KAY recalls his final conversation with the Princess - and reveals what she really thought about Camilla and marriage to Dodi
RICHARD KAY: Twenty years ago today, I was awoken to the shocking news of Princess Diana’s death. It seemed scarcely credible, because just a few hours earlier she had rung me from Paris.
EXCLUSIVE: If Diana had survived crash she would have reconciled with old flame Hasnat Khan, taken Kate Middleton under her wing - and bore a 'bright pink scar' on her face, novel on the princess's imagined future reveals
Imagining Diana, by Diane Clehane offers readers an account of Diana's storied past, and her imagined future as an icon, lover, and mother of a future king.
William and Harry view tributes to their mother at the gates of Kensington Palace on the eve of the anniversary of her death in tragic echo of scenes 20 years ago when they stood there as boys
William and Harry, joined by the Duchess of Cambridge, are touring the White Garden, which has been planted in the Princess's memory to mark two decades since she died.
Diana death driver could NOT have been drunk says her ex-butler Paul Burrell as he makes Paris pilgrimage to scene of her fatal crash for first time
Paul Burrell has rubbished claims that chauffeur Henri Paul was driving over the limit, insisting Diana's bodyguard would not have allowed him to get behind the wheel.
'Princess Diana should not have died because she should have been on holiday with me', says close friend who designed her handbags
Designer Lana Marks had to pull out of a four-day holiday to Milan with the Princess because of her father's death and instead, flew to her native South Africa while Diana went to Paris.
Still mourning Diana two decades on: Well wishers leave flowers at gates of Kensington Palace as 20th anniversary of princess's untimely death approaches
The Golden Gates at the south of the West London home have been specifically allocated for cards, candles, banners and flowers to commemorate the Princess of Wales.
DOMINIC LAWSON: How I wish Diana had taken the advice my wife and I gave her to keep away from the Fayeds...
Diana sought the advice of DOMINIC LAWSON and his wife about Mohamed Al Fayed following their daughter's second birthday.
Our mother was a ray of light in a grey world, say William and Harry: Princes speak about their emotions at their mother's death in TV documentary and vow to honour her legacy
After speaking in two television interviews about Diana's death, William and Harry will draw a line under her passing and turn their focus to continuing her legacy of charity work.
'I predicted a huge event for Diana on the weekend she died': Princess Diana's astrologer saw ‘an eclipse in her stars’ in the weeks before the fatal Paris crash
Debbie Frank, a close friend of the princess, says the pair were studying an astrology chart at Kensington Palace when they saw an eclipse - which often signals an upcoming dramatic event.
'She smothered us with love... I miss having a mother to give you the hugs that everybody needs': Memories of their Mummy, a touching tribute to Diana in William and Harry's own words
This summer Prince Harry and William have shared their memories of their mother in a series of interviews. BBC1's Diana, 7 Days, has provided the most intimate portrait yet.
We should honour Diana's place as one of the most important women of the 20th Century, says Professor KATE WILLIAMS
Diana has too often been dismissed. Too much emphasis has been placed on her beauty. She should be remembered as one of the most important women of the twentieth century.
Where were you when your mother died? Wherever it was, the answer, of course, would be ‘not in a good place’.
Diana's driver was NOT a depressed alcoholic and had been given a clean bill of health just days before the fatal crash, claim his friends who say he is the victim of a conspiracy
Henri Paul, the acting head of security at the Ritz Hotel in Paris, was at the wheel of the Mercedes which crashed in the early hours of August 31, 1997 with Diana and Dodi Al Fayed in the back.
Mohamed Al-Fayed says his son Dodi provided a 'safe haven' for Princess Diana - a day after the QC who represented him during the inquest into tragedy calls for a fresh probe
The former Harrods owner branded Diana 'a devoted mother and a wonderful human being'. He said: 'Princess Diana trusted my son and he became a shoulder to lean on at a troubled time in her life.'
Prince of Wales 'is determined to remain silent' in the face of criticism and a series of bruising opinion polls
Despite polls showing Charles's popularity waning, it is thought he will keep quiet on the anniversary of Diana's death. Instead, he will leave London with the Duchess of Cornwall.
Wolf Hall author Hilary Mantel (who once called Kate 'a plastic princess') takes aim at Diana saying new documentaries show the late princess 'squirming, twitching and throwing tantrums'
Hilary Mantel has called the late Diana a 'phenomenon' in the final five days before the 20th anniversary of her death in a car crash in Paris. Mantel says the princess became a 'creation'.
Top QC claims Diana's death was NO accident: Lawyer calls for fresh probe into fatal Paris car crash 20 years ago
Michael Mansfield (pictured) made the comments in a US documentary soon to be broadcast. He said more attention should be paid to the note written by Diana predicting her own death.
Was Diana about to dump Dodi? Mohamed al Fayed’s playboy son had swept her off her feet, just weeks later, however, the princess was bored and ready to break it off, believes one of her close aides
Richard Kay and Geoffrey Levy speak to those closest to Princess Diana to examine in detail the events of those final fateful hours that propelled her towards her untimely death in Paris.
Tears from the Queen that show she really DID care: The nation’s grief over Diana turned to anger as its monarch remained cloistered away at Balmoral, then one touching encounter revealed she was mourning too
Marking the 20th anniversary of Princess Diana's death, the Daily Mail looked back at how the royals and nation mourned. 350,000 letters of condolence were received in the aftermath.
'I had to stop them coming in to bow at her dead body': Princess Diana's loyal aide reveals he had to stop a stream of people staring at her corpse as she lay in a Paris hospital room
Colin Tebbutt, 77, from West Sussex, was the first member of her staff to arrive from London, just hours after her tragic death in Paris on August 31, 1997.
As the Queen looked at the flowers, hostility melted and the crowd began to applaud. It was a turning point... Minute by minute, the day the Royals returned to London for Diana's funeral
In this, the fifth part of our poignant series to mark the 20th anniversary of Diana's death, Jonthan Mayo reconstructs the events that transpired on the day before the princess's funeral.
The sayings of Princess Diana are collated in new book, 'I'm Going To Be Me: The People's Princess Revealed In Her Own Words'. Each sentence in the book reveals her shaky hold on life.
Diamond-encrusted version of Diana's favourite handbag to go under the hammer at a charity auction (and the Princess loved the design so much she bought 15 of them)
Princess Diana asked South African designer Lana Marks to design her a one-off handbag in 1995. Lana came up with her now iconic 'Princess Diana' top handled tote bag design.
Royals and Spencers at war over the prayers, the route extended by two miles and gardeners tidying the M1: Minute by minute, how preparations were made for Diana's funeral
In this, the fourth part of our poignant series to mark the 20th anniversary, JONATHAN MAYO reconstructs those momentous events as they happened though the eyes of those involved.
Diana's sister says Princess was 'religious about seatbelts' and she is 'haunted' by unanswered questions over her sibling's death in car crash
Lady Sarah McCorquodale, centre, said her sister was ‘religious’ about wearing seatbelts and questioned why she would have failed to do so on her fateful last car journey through Paris.
Moment our father told us our mother was dead: Prince William and Harry reveal their reaction to being given the news in remarkably candid TV documentary about the turmoil of the days after Diana's death
Prince Harry and Prince William will discuss their heartbreak at their mother's death in a new BBC documentary to air on Sunday ahead of the 20th anniversary of Diana's death.
Queen was 'deeply hurt' by the criticism over the handling of Diana's death: Former aide reveals monarch's upset at public backlash after the family remained at Balmoral
The Queen was 'deeply hurt' by public criticism over her decision to keep the Royal Family at Balmoral in Scotland for a week after Princess Diana's death, a documentary will reveal.
Prince Charles's ex-press secretary Dickie Arbiter insists the royal DID adore Diana when they married and says his old boss will defy public opinion to be the UK's best king
Jumping to the defence of the Prince of Wales amid a reported slump in the royal's popularity among the public, Dickie Arbiter (pictured right) said the nation must learn to cherish the future king.
'It was an act of desperation': Prince William reveals he 'understands' why his mother chose Panorama interview to discuss her marriage problems
Prince William told a BBC documentary he 'understands' why his mother went on Panorama to discuss her marriage problems, calling it an 'act of desperation'.