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'There will always be conspiracies about Diana'

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Robert Dobson said there would "always" be conspiracies surrounding the death of Princess Diana. Credit: DaybreakITV

There will "always" be conspiracy theories surrounding the "terrible tragedy" of Diana's death, according to a royal commentator.

Robert Jobson told Daybreak he had come under fire on Twitter for mentioning he was appearing on the show to talk about the investigation into SAS involvement in Diana's death.

"Even this morning on Twitter, when I said I was coming on people were saying 'oh, they would cover this up, wouldn't they?' There is no way you are going to get any more details coming out."

"The truth is they had to investigate this. Scotland Yard had a case to answer, they wanted to have a look at it. They have looked at it and there is no evidence."

'No credible evidence' SAS was involved in Diana's death

Scotland Yard has said there is "no credible evidence" that the SAS was involved in the deaths of Diana, Princess of Wales, or Dodi Fayed.

It said: "The final conclusion is that whilst there is a possibility the alleged comments in relation to the SAS's involvement in the deaths may have been made, there is no credible evidence to support a theory that such claims had any basis in fact."

It added that it will therefore not open a criminal inquiry or refer the matter to the coroner's court.

Read: Ex-Diana bodyguard: Murder claims 'a publicity stunt'

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SAS 'not involved in Princess Diana's death'

New police inquiries have rejected suggestions that the SAS was involved in the deaths of Princess Diana and Dodi al Fayed, it was reported tonight.

Scotland Yard said it had concluded its latest investigation but would make no formal statement before tomorrow.

Diana, Princess of Wales.
Diana, Princess of Wales. Credit: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Sky News reported it had seen a letter from a senior officer which said there was "no credible evidence" the SAS was involved.

It emerged in August that the police were looking at claims that the couple were murdered by a member of the British military.

Read: Met Police investigate Diana information

Police complete scoping exercise into Diana material

The Met Police said it has completed its scoping exercise into new information relating to the deaths of Princess Diana and Dodi al Fayed.

It undertook the exercise to assess the relevance and credibility of material handed to the force on August 16.

Diana, Princess of Wales, and Dodi al Fayed.
Diana, Princess of Wales, and Dodi al Fayed. Credit: PA/PA Wire

The Met Police said in a statement: "Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley wrote to all parties and provided them with a summary report of the scoping exercise.

"In that letter AC Rowley made an undertaking that in order for them consider the report, the MPS would not make a formal statement until Tuesday, 17 December".

Diana's 'fairy-tale' dress to go under the hammer

A "fairy-tale" dress worn and loved by Diana, Princess of Wales, is expected to fetch up to £80,000 when it goes under the hammer.

Kerry Taylor Auctions, which estimates it will sell for between £50,000 and £80,000, described the dress as having a "pretty, fairy-tale princess feel to it".

Diana, Princess of Wales, wore the dress to the Royal Opera House for a performance of Ivan the Terrible by the Bolshoi Ballet in 1986. Credit: PA Wire

The ornate gown was designed by David and Elizabeth Emanuel, who created Diana's wedding dress.

It features gold sequins, crystals and pearl beads and comes with a matching headband, optional sleeve panels and a petticoat.

The dress is estimated to sell for between £50,000 and £80,000. Credit: PA Wire

Diana wore it at a banquet at the German Ambassador's residence in London in July 1986, and to the Royal Opera House for a performance of Ivan the Terrible by the Bolshoi Ballet later in the same month.

She then wore it again, almost a year later, to the premiere of James Bond film The Living Daylights in Leicester Square in June 1987.

Outrage as 'Diana' poster placed near Paris crash site

The decision to place a poster advertising the film 'Diana' close to the spot in Paris where the princess died in 1997 has caused outrage among those who knew her.

The poster, which has been placed next to the Pont de l'Alma ahead of the film's release in France, has been described as "despicable and crass" by Rosa Monckton, who was considered one of the Princess' most trusted confidants.

The poster next to the Pont de l'Alma in Paris. Credit: Reuters

Speaking to the MailOnline, she said: "I really don't have any words to describe how I feel about this cynical and shameless attempt to publicise a film that should never have been made.

Read: Why the new Diana film may divide opinion

"To have made a film so speculative and as this is disgusting enough, but to then advertise it on the spot at which she died is despicable.

Critical reviews: New film about Princess Diana panned

"I cannot imagine that any company could stoop so low. It is a terrible intrusion into her memory, not to mention the lives of her sons, whose feelings are often forgotten in these stories. I would expect them to take it down right now."

The film which charts the Princess of Wales' romance with a heart surgeon was released in the UK earlier this month.

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Ex-Diana bodyguard: Murder claims 'a publicity stunt'

The former bodyguard of the Princess of Wales has called the new claims that Diana was murdered by a member of the British military a "publicity stunt".

Undated file photo of Diana, Princess of Wales. Credit: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Ken Wharfe, the Princess's former Metropolitan Police bodyguard, told The Daily Telegraph: "If these parents were so concerned that this information was relevant or had some general import, then they should have delivered it to the inquest.

"Why has it taken so long to air this new information? It seems so shallow to me. I just think it's a bit of a publicity stunt.

"For what reason I'm not certain, but in the absence of any real evidence, I'm sure this will go away."

Read: Mohamed al Fayed 'interested in seeing outcome' of Met probe

Prince Harry follows in Diana's footsteps in Angola

Prince Harry's trip to Angola comes 16 years after his mother, Princess Diana, gave the landmine clearance cause a global profile with a visit to the African country.

Princess Diana visited a minefield in Angola in January 1997 to see the work of the British Red Cross. Credit: John Stillwell/PA Archive
The Princess of Wales was shown a selection of landmines at a training centre during her four-day visit to the African country. Credit: PA Archive
Her walk through minefields with body armour, barely months before her death, became a defining image of her charity work. Credit: John Stillwell/PA Archive

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