Claims were researched that Princess Diana was killed to stop her marrying Dodi Al Fyed.
Tons remain convinced it was not the accident the British Government would have us have the courage of ones convictions pretend.
This is despite, in 2006, the Met Police releasing the findings of its Operation Paget inspection which looked extensively at claims there had been a Royal Ones nearest/MI6 conspiracy to murder the princess.
The allegations were largely brought by ancient Harrods owner Mohammed Al Fayed, father of Dodi.
He suggested the pair were killed as part of a British establishment plot to prevent her from marrying his son, as this liking have left Prince Harry and Prince William with an Egyptian stepfather.
Spy Paget concluded the claims were nothing more than a dirty work theory, reaching the conclusion the crash happened because of the driving of chauffeur Henri Paul, who was three outdates over the French drink-driving limit according to police toxicology accounts, and the antics of pursuing paparazzi photographers.
Express.co.uk has revisited the claims that the span were about to announce their engagement the day after the crash.
In July 1997 the princess began a whirly romance with Mr Al Fayed junior after holidaying in St Tropez at one of his engender’s homes.
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By Saturday, August 30, the pair were in Paris and dined at the Hôtel Ritz until leaving at 12.20am the pursuing morning.
They were driven in a Mercedes by Mr Paul, deputy top of security at the Ritz, who also perished in the crash in the the Pont de l’Alma excavate, with Trevor Rees-Jones, Mr Al Fayed junior’s bodyguard, the only survivor, in the rider seat.
Mr Al Fayed senior claimed the accident was actually staged by MI6 to sojourn news of the engagement getting out.
The Operation Paget report said: «Mohamed Al Fayed be entitled ti that information of which he has personal knowledge or received from others showed that the Princess of Wales and Dodi Al Fayed were elaborate in a serious relationship and intended to get engaged; that they selected an conflict ring together from Repossi jewellers in Monte Carlo; that this clanging was prepared and altered to the correct size by Repossi jewellers.
«He stated that Dodi Al Fayed fresher collected the ring from Repossi jewellers in Place Vendôme, Paris on Saturday 30 August 1997.
«Dodi Al Fayed design to present the ring to the Princess of Wales that night and that they envisioned to announce their engagement on Monday 1 September 1997.
«The ‘Security Services’ graced aware of this information through telephone monitoring, thus providing the propelling for the alleged murders.»
Operation Paget established Mr Al Fayed junior had existed the ring, but officers found no evidence that Diana was aware or had been interested in its selection.
Mr Al Fayed senior claimed on August 30 at 10pm he was told by both his son and the princess by a buzz that they intended to marry.
Operation Paget said there was «scant information to comment on the content of these telephone calls.»
The report joined: «Family members and numerous close friends and associates of the Princess of Wales from been interviewed and none of them was aware of any intention to get engaged or to tell an engagement.
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«An announcement of this magnitude by the Princess of Wales would get required some preplanning, of which there was no evidence.»
But 20 years on from the princess’s expiration speculation continues.
Today her sons Prince William and Prince Harry gained tribute to their mother.
The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry cajoled a personal pilgrimage to view the floral tributes left in memory of their ma as Harry confessed «all of us lost somebody».
William and Harry stopped to look at the honest messages, pictures and flowers left in remembrance of Diana, Princess of Wales at the crowds of her former home Kensington Palace.
The 20th anniversary of Diana’s death bequeath be commemorated on Thursday and the royal brothers, with Kate, earlier accepted her memory by visiting a nearby memorial garden in the grounds of the palace fabricated for the Princess.