Published: Fri, September 01, 2017
Entertaiment | By Minnie Bishop

Figures reveal the busiest royal of 2017 so far

Figures reveal the busiest royal of 2017 so far

Twenty years have passed since her death shocked the world but her appeal remains undiminished.

Graham Smith, the CEO of Republic which wants the monarchy abolished, told Julia Hartley-Brewer: "In the long term I think [Diana's death has] actually probably put [the Royal Family] in a very unsafe place, because they're sort of now relying on sort of the celebrity game". Image: Alan Millard Princess Diana visited the measles, mumps and rubella immunisation clinic.

Strickland attended an auction of Diana's dresses in NY in 1997, where she recalls at least two dresses selling for $150,000 pounds or more. That, surely, is a legacy of which she would undoubtedly be very proud.

The events that followed, when Queen Elizabeth promised to learn from Diana's life, are regarded as a turning point in the modernisation of the country and how the royal family relates to the public.

Diana's sons Prince William and Prince Harry and the Duchess of Cambridge honoured the anniversary by visiting her memorial garden in Kensington Palace, London on Wednesday (30Aug17).

Two million pilgrims scale Mount Arafat for key Hajj rite
Saudi Arabia's Red Crescent said it had deployed 326 ambulances along the pilgrimage route to handle health emergencies. Pilgrims arrived early in the morning and took up positions on the Jabal-al-Rahma, or the mountain of mercy, to pray.

Overnight, a handful of people had braved the rain in Paris to visit the Pont de l'Alma tunnel where her vehicle smashed into a pillar at 12:23am on August 31, 1997, ending the life of the world's most famous woman. "She really wanted to know about us she listen she was special and she made us feel special too".

After he resuscitated her, Gourmelon thought he had saved her life, and believed that she'd live through the bad accident.

Two decades after Princess Diana's tragic death on August 31, 1997, shocked the world, the firefighter who worked to save her life is speaking out publicly for the first time.

Tributes have been left at the gates of Kensington Palace, where thousands came to mourn the death of Princess Diana 20 years ago.

"Then suddenly she's snapped away; if I can put it (this way), all of us lost somebody". He resuscitated her and she was conscious and her eyes were open when he pulled her from the wrecked Mercedes she was riding in with Harrods heir Dodi al Fayed and driver Henri Paul.

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