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10th anniversary of Princess Diana's death

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LONDON, England. Today marks the tenth anniversary of Princess Diana's death.  Diana and her romantic partner, Dodi Al-Fayed were killed in a car crash in Paris on this day in 1997. There was a memorial service today in London led by Princes Harry and William.

Around 500 guests, including senior royals, friends of Diana and politicians attended the ceremony, which was held at the Guards Chapel near Buckingham Palace in central London.

William, 25, read from Saint Paul's letter to the Ephesians in the Bible.

Members of the public were not invited, but hundreds of people gathered outside the chapel and cheered William and Harry as they arrived to greet guests.

Harry, 22, made a personal address during the event.

Those in attendance included Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles as well as Diana's two sisters and brother. Also there, Prime Minister Gordon Brown and his predecessor Tony Blair.

Diana first came to public attention when she became engaged to Prince Charles. After having two sons together, the couple was divorced in 1996. Diana is best remembered for her huge humanitarian efforts.

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