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Kristen Stewart stars as Princess Diana in upcoming film

Jun 18, 2020 - 4:02 PM

The film, called 'Spencer' is set in the early '90s and will focus on the end of Diana's marriage to Prince Charles

KRISTEN STEWART. The attends an event in Los Angeles in 2018. File photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images/AFP

'The Crown' casts Emma Corrin as Princess Diana

Apr 10, 2019 - 4:44 PM

The actress takes on the role of the beloved royal, known as 'The People's Princess'

EMMA CORRIN. The actress is set to play Princess Diana in Netflix's 'The Crown.' Photo from

Prince Charles at 70: Man on a mission

Nov 12, 2018 - 10:18 PM

Prince Charles, who is turning 70, is the longest-serving heir in British history and would become the oldest person ever to inherit the throne

'THE MEDDLESOME PRINCE.' Prince Charles' views vary in a wide range of topics, from dairy farming to culling of badgers. Photo by Facundo Arrizabalaga

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Prince Harry says he fell in love with Meghan Markle 'the very first time we met'

Nov 28, 2017 - 12:20 AM

It was love at first sight for the one-time playboy royal and the glamorous American actress

20 years later: Britain remembers Diana's shocking death

Sep 01, 2017 - 1:00 PM

From celebrities to ordinary people many continue to mourn the late princess two decades on

Members of the public gather the gates of Kensington Palace in London to mark the 20th anniversary of the death of Diana, Princess of Wales. Photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

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Aug 31, 2017 - 9:57 AM

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MESSAGING. President Rodrigo Duterte defends his threats to kill, saying on August 30, 2017, that they can be defended even in front of Jesus Christ. Malacañang photo

Diana's death forced British royals to overhaul image

Aug 29, 2017 - 9:58 PM

The death of the people s princess is approaching its 20th anniversary

PRINCESS OF WALES. Diana, who died 20 years ago on August 31, was known for her philanthropic efforts. Photo by Gerry Penny/ AFP

Diana: fashionista who shook up the royal dress code

Aug 17, 2017 - 12:00 PM

An exhibition title Diana: Her Fashion Story celebrate the late princess style 20 years after her death

(COMBO) (FILES) This combination of file photos shows, (LtoR), on November 15, 1992, Britain's Diana, Princess of Wales, arriving at the Lille Congress Hall in Lille, France, for the opening of Paul McCartney's oratorio "Liverpool"; on September 27, 1991, Britain's Diana, Princess of Wales, visiting the Badshahi Mosque in Lahore; and on October 31, 1996, Britain's Diana, Princess of Wales, arriving at the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute dinner dance in Sydney. Princess Diana revolutionised the royal dress code with the help of some of the world's greatest designers during a glamorous life that came to a tragic end on August 31, 1997, 20 years ago this month. / AFP PHOTO / AFP PHOTO AND POOL

William, Harry lead tributes to mother Diana, 20 years on

Aug 16, 2017 - 11:21 AM

As the 20th anniversary of her death on August 31 approaches the brothers have opened up for the first time about their mother her life and her impact on them and on the causes she championed

DIANA'S BOYS. Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (L) and Britain's Prince Harry (R) visit the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in Vimy, near Arras, northern France, on April 9, 2017, during a commemoration ceremony to mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Philippe Huguen/Pool/AFP

William and Harry regret last phone call with Princess Diana

Jul 23, 2017 - 8:36 AM

Prince William and Prince Harry reveal they had a short chat with their mother before her untimely death

LOOK: Prince William, Kate Middleton visit the iconic Taj Mahal

Apr 16, 2016 - 7:37 PM

William s mother the late Princess Diana was photographed sitting alone outside the Taj Mahal in 1992 The photo later became a symbol of her failing marriage

TAJ MAHAL. Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge pose at The Taj Mahal in Agra, India, at the same bench that William's late mother Princess Diana was photographed. Photo from EPA/MONEY SHARMA

UK's William and Kate to visit India in 2016

Nov 13, 2015 - 11:50 PM

The trip could carry memories for William of his mother the late Princess Diana who famously posed outside the Taj Mahal a monument to love in 1992 as her marriage to Prince Charles collapsed

SECOND CHILD. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive to plant a tree at the National Arboretum in Canberra, Australia, 24 April 2014. Lukas Coch/EPA

Cheers for royal birth as fans remember Princess Diana

May 02, 2015 - 8:22 PM

William wanted a girl and Diana wanted a girl I think its just nice for George to have a little sister says fan Margaret Tyler

IN MEMORY OF. Fans cheer on for the birth of the royal baby girl, and at the same time remember the late Princess Diana, who they say would have loved to have a baby daughter of her own. Photo by Paul Vicente/EPA

Britain posts 41 million wills, including Princess Diana's

Dec 28, 2014 - 4:14 PM

The government s full archive of wills from England and Wales stretching back more than 150 years has been put on the probatesearch service gov uk website

Screen grab of the UK wills website.

Dutch scientists use smell to recreate JFK, Diana and other famous deaths

Dec 27, 2014 - 3:12 PM

Dutch scientists recreate the deaths of some of the world s most famous personalities by reconstructing their last moments using scents and sounds

THE SMELL OF DEATH. A visitor is pulled out after testing one of the "Famous Deaths" installations in Breda on November 25, 2014. Photo by Nicolas Delaunay

Princess Diana gowns auctioned off in US

Dec 07, 2014 - 12:41 PM

3 of the gowns are from British dressmaker Catherine Walker

Prince Harry and girlfriend go public

Mar 10, 2014 - 9:58 PM

Britain s Prince Harry and his long term girlfriend Cressida Bonas finally make their romance official with two public outings in 3 days after spending months trying to avoid being pictured together

SEEN TOGETHER. Britain's Prince Harry and British socialite Cressida Bonas watch the match during the Six Nations International rugby Union match between England and Wales at Twickenham. Photo by AFP

Princess Diana film opens after critical mauling

Sep 18, 2013 - 2:07 PM

Film carries on despite drubbing begins screening in Europe

A LINE TO DIANA? Naomi Watts as the People's Princess. Photo from the Lady Diana Spencer Facebook

Critics savage 'Diana' biopic

Sep 06, 2013 - 4:44 PM

Star Naomi Watts commended for performance but film s reception poor

HOT SEAT. Naomi Watts as the People's Princess. Photo from Lady Diana Spencer Facebook

British police probe new Diana murder claim

Aug 18, 2013 - 9:18 AM

Scotland Yard police headquarters said it was checking the credibility of recently received information about the deaths of the princess and her boyfriend Dodi Fayed

The sign of New Scotland Yard is seen in central London, Britain, 03 April 2013. Photo by EPA/Andy Rain

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Jul 28, 2013 - 10:30 AM

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Mother-to-be Kate faces Diana comparisons

Jul 04, 2013 - 5:58 PM

Both women have endured one of the biggest challenges of being a modern royal: constant scrutiny from the press

DIANA AND KATE ARE CONNECTED. A stamp printed in North Korea in 1982 shows Charles and Diana carrying William

#RoyalBaby countdown begins

Jul 02, 2013 - 7:50 AM

Media wait for royal mum to be Kate outside a London hospital

AND SO IT BEGINS. For the next weeks, all eyes will be on Kate Middleton, the royal mother-to-be. Photo from the Kate Middleton Facebook page

Naomi Watts is Princess Diana in new film

Jun 14, 2013 - 8:43 PM

A new film depicts the last two years of the adored princess life

PEOPLE'S PRINCESS. Naomi Watts takes on one of the most challenging roles in her career: Princess Diana. Screen grab from YouTube (FilmTrailerZone)

Kate names new ship in last solo event before baby

Jun 13, 2013 - 10:04 PM

The duchess of Cambridge is scheduled to give birth to England s heir to the throne next month

LAST SOLO EVENT. Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge cuts the rope to release the bottle of champagne to officially name Princess Cruises's new ship. Photo by AFP

'Not to publish' Diana photo sells for $18,000: auctioneer

Jan 26, 2013 - 8:48 AM

The photo shows a teenage Princess Diana lying on the lap of an unidentified young man

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Jan 06, 2013 - 12:35 PM

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VIVA BRASIL! All eyes are on Rio de Janeiro as they prepare to host the 2016 Olympics. Image from the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games Facebook page

Who’s the mystery man in Princess Diana's photo?

Jan 05, 2013 - 3:29 PM

Diana s biographer identified the mystery man in the newly revealed photo of a teenage Princess Diana

Princess Diana's former home Kensington Palace reopens

Mar 21, 2012 - 2:18 PM

Kensington Palace home to Queen Victoria and Princess Diana in the past and from next year to Prince William and his wife Catherine reopens to the public Monday March 20 after extensive renovation