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In fear of assassination: Sean O’Callaghan in London in 2013. Photograph: Andrew Testa/New York Times

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A man places roses to pay tribute to the late Princess Diana above the Pont de l’Alma tunnel in Paris, on Thursday. Photograph: Kamil Zihnioglu/AP

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 Princess Diana is still considered a symbol of her era for those old enough to remember her. Photograph: Joel Robine/AFP/Getty Images

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Diana, Princess of Wales: an exasperating woman who achieved fame only through the man she married and who became more celebrated for her clothes, bulimia, suicide attempts, exotic holidays, media manipulation, psychic consultations and colonic irrigations than anything else Photograph: Tim Graham/Getty

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Prince Charles and his wife Camilla at Mullaghmore, Co Sligo, during their visit to Ireland in 2015. Photograph: Eric Luke

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Prince Charles and Princess Diana  on their wedding day on July 29th, 1981. Photograph: RC/HO REUTERS

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 Prince Philip attends a parade in Buckingham Palace, London. He was cheered during his final solo appearance at an official event. Photograph:  Yui Mok/AFP/Getty Images

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Irish Guards arrive at the Tyne Cot Cemetery as part of the Centenary of Passchendaele. Photograph: Stephanie Lecocq/EPA

The dead of the Battle of Passchendaele were remembered on Monday in the place that exemplifies its horrors more than anywhere else. Tyne Cot Cemeter(...)

File photograph dated February 24th, 1981, of the Prince of Wales and Princess Diana on the grounds of Buckingham Palace, London, England, after announcing their engagement. File photograph: PA/PA Wire

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