Paul Burrell on friendship with Diana: 'I think she understood my sexuality'

She never saw race in anyone, she never saw colour in anyone. She saw people and she saw me as a person.

– Paul Burrell

The man Princess Diana called her 'rock' joined Good Morning Britain today to talk about his friendship with the iconic woman on the 20th anniversary of her death.

Paul Burrell, who was the princess's butler and confidante and recently came out as gay, told us that he thought Diana was aware of his sexuality but he knew it didn't matter to her.

"We never had that discussion but it was implicit in everything we did," he told GMB.
"I chose her dresses, I did wonderful flower arrangements, I chose her jewels. I was her best friend. I think she understood my sexuality.

Why isn't 'upskirting' a crime?

If a man's going to put his hands between your legs and take pictures of your genitals without you knowing, what's that man going to do when he's drunk?

– Gina Miller

Victims of 'upskirting' - where someone takes a picture of a woman's underwear by putting a phone or camera up her skirt - are campaigning to make it a crime after finding perpetrators can't be prosecuted because it's not technically a sexual offence.

Heading the campaign is Gina Miller, who grabbed a man's phone after he took a picture up her skirt at a festival. She told police, who were supportive but couldn't do anything apart from ask him to delete the image.

Former Met chief Sue Hill joined us to talk us through the complications around the issue, alongside Gina who stresses the reasons these men need to be registered as sex offenders.

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Barcelona terror eyewitness said 'everyone just ran for cover'

Everyone was just in shock and panic

– Eyewitness, Liam Searle

Earlier we heard from Liam Searle, who was in Barcelona at the time of the terror attack. He shared his shocking account of events as he recalled witnessing scared and panicked pedestrians running to safety.

Liam was riding on his skateboard wearing his headphones when he heard people screaming and running towards buildings.

He said: "Everyone just ran for cover, everyone was just in shock and panic, people were crying and everyone was pretty upset about the whole situation."

Watch his full eyewitness account above.

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Barcelona attack eyewitness: 'It was like an avalanche'

I could see chaos and it was like an avalanche, a human avalanche

– Aamer Anwar

Good Morning Britain has spoken to an eyewitness from yesterday's horrendous terror attack in Barcelona.

Lawyer Aamer Anwar was doing some sight seeing in the crowded tourist area of the Spanish city when the van mounted the pavement and crashed into pedestrians.

Mr Anwar described the horrific scenes around him, saying he heard "lots of screams" as people ran for their lives.

Watch his full eyewitness account above.

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BREAKING NEWS: Spanish police kill five suspects in a second terrorist attack

Spanish police have shot five suspected terrorists in a second terror attack to hit Catalonia in a matter of hours.

The attack left seven people injured in the town of Cambrils.

Here's what we know so far:

  • The five suspected terrorists who were wearing fake explosive belts were killed by Spanish police
  • All five terrorists were shot dead, while six civilians and a police officer were injured
  • Several controlled blasts were carried out in the area
  • The incident came hours after a van deliberately ploughed into pedestrians 60 miles away in the Las Ramblas district of Barcelona, killing 13 people and leaving hundreds injured
  • Two suspects are in custody and are being treated "as terrorists"
  • The driver of the van has not been found and a major manhunt is underway
  • Spanish authorities have confirmed that both attacks are linked
  • Spanish police have said a third person has been arrested in connection with the Barcelona attack

La Rambla, Barcelona

Several injured after a van crashes into a crowd in Barcelona

Several people have been wounded after a van crashed into people in the Las Ramblas area of Barcelona.

Here's what we know so far:

  • Police said a white van mounted the pavement and struck several people
  • The driver of the van is reported to have fled on foot and Spanish authorities have warned people to avoid the area
  • Las Ramblas is a well-known tourist area because of its market stalls and is a popular part of town for British holidaymakers
  • Eyewitnesses reported seeing people running away and screaming after the incident happened
  • Local media reports have also suggested that police are treating the incident as a terror attack

Did you witness what happened? Get in touch by emailing gmb@itv.com

GMB Today to air from next week in a two-week summer special

GMB Today, a two week summer special, will air from Monday 21 August from 8.30am on ITV.

The hour-long show will focus on showbiz and entertainment news featuring top celebrity guests, along with items on the day’s trending topics and talking points, as well as the biggest names from the world of sport.

GMB Today will air for a fortnight while Lorraine Kelly is on holiday and her set is given a makeover for her new series, which returns on 4th September.

What to do if your A-Level results aren't what you hoped for

This morning thousands of students across the country are finding out how they did in their A-Level exams - but not everyone will get the results they hoped for.

So, what should you do if you didn't get the grades to get into your chosen university or course? Annie Dobson from the Exam Results Helpline gives us some advice, above.

Meanwhile, UCAS advisors are running the Clearing Helpline from the UCAS Customer Experience Centre which provides information and advice to students, via phone and social media, about confirmation, clearing and adjustment.

Contact UCAS