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Iconic landmines outfit of Diana, Princess of Wales to go on display

One of Diana, Princess of Wales’s most famous outfits is going on show at the Diana: Her Fashion Story exhibition at Kensington Palace later this month. For the first time ever, members of the public will be able to see the flak jacket, shirt and Armani chinos worn by the princess during her high-profile trip to the landmines field in Angola in 1997. The iconic outfit will be the centre piece of…
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Diana, Princess of Wales's letter to AIDS victim up for auction

In a few days time, Henry Aldridge & Son will be auctioning letters off sent by the late Diana, Princess of Wales. The three letters show off the compassion that Diana’s legacy is made of. The letters are from both Diana and her lady-in-waiting to a friend of someone suffering from AIDS. The friend, Margaret Bendon reached out in July 1996 to Diana on behalf of Vincent Hickey who had…
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20 years on - how the newspapers announced the death of Diana, Princess of Wales

It has been twenty years since the news that shocked the world was announced: Diana, Princess of Wales had been killed in a Paris car crash in the early morning of 31 August 1997 alongside her partner, Dodi Al Fayed. The headline of the Sunday Mirror on this day 20 years ago. Photo: Royal Central It was breaking news all across the world and the headline story in the majority of papers. Historic…
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The legacy of Diana, Princess of Wales

One would almost have to live under a rock, not to at least notice the abundance of news related to the late Diana, Princess of Wales as of late. For Royal Watchers and those alike, the connection to the news is the fact that the 31st of August marks the 20th anniversary of…
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Diana's Sister Shocked She Wasn't Wearing a Seat Belt

Lady Sarah McCorquodale, eldest sister of the late Diana, Princess of Wales, spoke about her sister in the BBC’s documentary Diana, 7 Days, and questioned why she hadn’t been wearing her seatbelt. “She was religious in putting on her seatbelt,” said Lady Sarah. “Why didn’t she put it on that night? I’ll never know.” Lady Sarah also spoke of the anger she felt watching the news…
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