Princes William and Harry have made several joint public appearances following the death of their grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II.
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Sharing administrative tasks and reminiscing on family moments can bring siblings together during tough times.
Queen Elizabeth II during a 1983 tour of California.
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The new queen was a subversive model for American women of the 1950s, and many traveled to London for her coronation. Their daughters and granddaughters will be among those mourning the monarch’s death.
A quarter of a century after the Paris car crash, conspiracy theories about Diana’s death persist.
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Conspiracy theories help people make sense of chaos and tragedy by finding a ‘reason’ behind the coincidences.
Far from the romance of 1981’s made-for-TV films, Spencer is trapped in a frozen Sandringham setting, gasping for air.
Diana is no longer limited to photographs and interviews in her lifetime. She is experiencing a successful posthumous career without her consent.
Brothers: Princes William and Harry reunited for the dedication of the statue to their mother, Diana, Princess of Wales.
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The late Princess of Wales has become a vehicle for others to reflect their own feelings.
Sculptor Ian Rank-Broadley photographs his sculpture of Princess Diana.
Reactions to the new figure embody the problems that come with recreating the images of modern icons
Martin Bashir’s interview with Diana, Princess of Wales was watched by millions when it aired in 1995.
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Critics of the UK’s public broadcaster will be sharpening their knives over the latest scandal.
Oprah Winfrey brought emotion and empathy to her bombshell interview with the couple – two qualities sorely missing in public debate these days.
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Royal confessions disrupt the careful balance between transparency and secrecy on which the monarchy is based.
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The chorus of disapproving voices declaiming The Crown’s approach to royal storytelling are angling for the biographers’ holy grail and seeking to protect their own lucrative market share.
In this new season of The Crown, Queen Elizabeth has two rivals for centre stage: Margaret Thatcher, played dazzlingly well by Gillian Anderson, and Diana Spencer.
Princess Diana’s bad experience with a ‘tell-all’ book in 1992 should have been a cautionary tale for her son.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex attend the annual WellChild Awards in London in October 2019.
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If we’re ever to move past outmoded values of gender, race and class, we need to wish Prince Harry and Meghan Markle well — and challenge those who would prefer everything remains the same.
A tour guide holds up a flag with the faces of Britain’s Prince Harry and his fiancee, Meghan Markle.
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Royal weddings have shaped how Americans imagine their own dream weddings. Unfortunately, they don’t come cheap – which might explain why fewer and fewer are tying the knot.
Edmund Dulac’s 1910 illustration of Sleeping Beauty.
Fairy tales can be brutal, violent, sexual and laden with taboo. But they are are excellent narratives with which to think through a range of human experiences: from disappointment, and fear to envy and grief.
The princess of Wales is pictured in Bonn, Germany in 1987.
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To succumb to conspiracy is to be human.
For the British press, the car crash that killed the Diana rewrote the rules on reporting celebrity deaths.
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In August 1997, the death of Diana, Princess of Wales was followed by a huge outpouring of grief. Here’s why.
In Western society, endless reiteration of grief in speech is not generally acceptable. Songs can allow this to happen.
From spontaneous mass singing after a terror attack to Irish laments, music reflects the painful, complex and laborious task of mourning.