Princess Diana's death: How the royals and Tony Blair fared in the aftermath of the crash
In the days after her death in a car crash in Paris on August 31, 1997 the spotlight was shone on the Royal Family and Prime Minister Tony Blair.
Mr Blair’s popularity surged in the aftermath of Diana’s death as many thought he had caught the public mood but the royals fared less well and faced public crticism.
The world mourned when they discovered Diana, 36, had been killed, along with her lover Dodi Fayed, 42 and their chauffeur Henri Paul.
But public shock and sadness turned into anger as the Queen was accused of not publicly mourning Princess Diana’s death and the family spent the... read more
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