Henri Paul

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Princes: Now Leave Mum Alone

William and Harry relieved grueling inquest is over

(Newser) - Prince William and Harry are relieved that the grueling inquest into their mother's death has concluded, hoping it will quiet speculation about conspiracies behind the tragedy. "They just want it to end after all this time," a source told the Daily Telegraph. The inquest concluded yesterday that Princess... More »

'Grossly Negligent' Driving Led to Diana's Death: Jury

Six-month inquest blames chauffeur, paparazzi, not conspiracy

(Newser) - Princess Diana was killed by the “grossly negligent” driving of an inebriated Henri Paul and the paparazzi following the car, the inquest jury declared today, ruling the 1997 crash an “unlawful killing.” The jury added that not wearing seat belts had contributed to Diana and Dodi Fayed’... More »

False News of Blood Samples Delays Diana Inquest

Coroner cautions jurors on ex-butler's testimony

(Newser) - The Princess Diana inquest came to a brief halt today after the possibility of new evidence arose, the Daily Mail reports. Just as the inquest was winding down, the coroner received an email saying a new blood sample from Diana's driver had turned up in Paris. The evidence would have... More »

Di's Driver Wasn't Drunk: Parents

Mother, father defend Paul at London inquest

(Newser) - Princess Diana's French driver wasn't drunk on the night of the crash that took both their lives, Henri Paul's parents told the London inquest today. Police concluded that Paul was intoxicated based on blood samples taken after he died in the accident. But experts have questioned the origin of the... More »

No Cover-Up in Diana Crash, Survivor Says

Bodyguard refutes al-Fayed claim that Brits killed princess, Dodi

(Newser) - Still bearing scars on his face from the 1997 crash that killed Princess Diana, bodyguard Trevor Rees told the inquest into her death today that he isn't part of a British cover-up alleged by Mohammed al-Fayed, Reuters reports. "All I have ever done is give the truth as I... More »

Diana Driver Linked to French Agents

He had more money than job could explain: witness

(Newser) - The driver killed with Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed in a Paris car crash regularly communicated with the French intelligence service, a witness testified at the inquest into Diana's death yesterday. Henri Paul, the deputy head of security at the Ritz Hotel in Paris, fed information about important guests to... More »

Jury Sees Tape of Diana's Hotel Departure

Court observers interpret driver's signs as signals to paparazzi

(Newser) - Princess Diana's driver might have tipped off paparazzi to her departure from a Paris hotel the night of her death, the Guardian reports after today's viewing of video at an inquest into the incident. Video shows Diana and companion Dodi Fayed preparing to evade photographers by leaving through a back... More »

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