From the 1997 archives: How the press reported Princess Diana’s death • FRANCE 24 English

IN THE PAPERS – Wednesday, August 31: We look at reactions in the front pages and illustrated press after the last Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev passed away at the age of 91. Also, Pakistan and the UN launch an appeal after devastating floods that are being blamed on climate change. Finally, this Wednesday marks 25 years since Princess Diana’s shocking death in a Paris car crash. We take you through how the papers covered her untimely passing in 1997.

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