Diana and Kate united by common touch in approach to royal duties

They never met, yet Diana, Princess of Wales and the Duchess of Cambridge share a common bond.

Sarah Champion resigned as shadow women and equalities secretary (PA)

Rochdale scandal detective backs MP who quit over rape comments

A leading detective in the Rochdale child grooming scandal has backed a Labour MP who quit the shadow cabinet after facing a backlash for claiming Britain has a problem with British Pakistani men raping white girls.

More jobs could be lost at Carlsberg as part of efficiency drive (Amy Murphy/PA)

Carlsberg boss: ‘No promises’ on further job cuts amid turnaround plan

The chief executive of Carlsberg has said he cannot rule out further jobs cuts as the beer giant pushes ahead with a sweeping efficiency drive, potentially leaving British jobs hanging in the balance.

A think-tank has called for there to be more women members on councils (Lynne Cameron/PA)

More than 3,000 female councillors needed for 50-50 gender balance

Newly-devolved powers are being consolidated among white middle-aged men because local government is more than 3,000 female councillors short of a 50-50 gender balance, a think-tank has said.

The family of Julian Cadman were blessed to have had him (PA Wire)

Family of boy, 7, killed in Barcelona attack ‘blessed’ to have had him

The family of a seven-year-old boy killed in the Barcelona terror attack have said they were blessed to have had him in their lives.

Police attend the scene at the Turku Market Square, in Finland (Vesa Moilanen/Lehtikuva via AP)

British man hurt helping Finland attack victims says: ‘I am not a hero’

A British man injured while helping victims of a suspected terror attack in Finland has said: “I am not a hero.”

The Prince and Princess of Wales kissing on the balcony of Buckingham Palace after their wedding ceremony (PA)

Balcony kiss defining image of wedding day

Lady Diana Spencer’s wedding to the Prince of Wales was billed as a true life fairytale.

A Royal Navy-led task force has seized drugs worth nearly £400m (Stefan Rousseau/PA)

Drugs worth nearly £400m seized by Royal Navy-led task force

A task force led by the Royal Navy has seized drugs worth nearly £400 million from smugglers.

British man Hassan Zubier has said he is sad at not being able to save lives after trying to help stab victims in Finland (Vesa Moilanen/AP)

British man hailed terror attack hero sad at not being able to save lives

A British man hailed a hero after he was injured while helping victims of a suspected terror attack in Finland has said he feels sad he could not save a woman’s life.

The Economists for Free Trade group claimed abolishing tariffs could help boost the economy by £135 billion a year (PA)

Remove all trade barriers after UK leaves EU, pro-Brexit economists say

A group of Brexit-backing economists have urged the Government to abolish all trade barriers after leaving the European Union despite previously admitting it would “mostly eliminate manufacturing” in the UK.

The Princess of Wales chats with a Chelsea pensioner after he presented her with a rose (Martin Keene/PA)

Diana’s top 20 fashion moments

Here are Diana, Princess of Wales’s top 20 fashion moments:

Five further position papers will be published this week (PA)

Brexit Secretary warns EU over repeating negotiations ‘with the clock ticking’

David Davis has warned the European Union that “with the clock ticking” there is no point in negotiating aspects of Brexit twice, in an attempt to push withdrawal talks towards discussions on a future trading relationship.

Diana was killed in a Paris car crash on August 31 1997 (PA)

Diana’s appeal undiminished nearly 20 years after death

Diana, Princess of Wales was a woman whose warmth, compassion and empathy for those she met earned her the description the “people’s princess”.

MPs are expected to gather at Big Ben as it bongs for the last time at noon on Monday before its renovation (Victoria Jones/PA)

MPs expected to gather to witness Big Ben’s final bongs

MPs are expected to gather outside Parliament to witness Big Ben’s final bongs before it falls silent on Monday afternoon to allow a renovation to go ahead.

The fire hit at a packaging warehouse in Basildon (Essex Fire Service/PA)

100 firefighters bring huge Essex warehouse blaze under control

A huge fire at a packaging warehouse has been brought under control, Essex Fire Service said.

James Cracknell has unveiled a model of a whale made out of recovered plastic (Neil Munns/PA)

Olympic rower James Cracknell unveils giant plastic whale

Olympic rower James Cracknell has unveiled a giant model whale made out of plastic recovered from oceans, beaches and recycling plants.

A hired van used during the Finsbury Park attack in London (Victoria Jones/PA)

Drivers could face extra vehicle rental checks over terror attack fears

British drivers could face extra checks when renting cars and vans to ensure they are not extremists who are hiring vehicles to carry out terror attacks, the Government said.

Labour had committed in its general election manifesto to "build a society and world free from all forms of racism, anti-Semitism and Islamophobia" (PA)

British Jews believe Labour Party too tolerant of anti-Semitism, poll suggests

The vast majority (83%) of British Jews believe the Labour Party is too tolerant of anti-Semitism among its MPs, members and supporters, a poll suggests.

Mairead McGuinness believes Brexit will harm relations between Ireland and the UK (Niall Carson/PA)

Brexit will radically change Ireland’s relationship with UK, says MEP

Brexit will more radically change Ireland’s relationship with the UK than the 1916 Easter Rising and partition, an MEP said.

The Twitter account cited Diana's work towards a ban on landmines as being her most important legacy (John Stillwell/PA)

Twitter account follows last days of Diana in bid to ‘set the record straight’

A Twitter account which provides real-time tweets of Diana’s final days and hours is one of the ways the Princess is being remembered 20 years after her death.

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