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Bergen Edition FILM ALL PAGES TR v7 TT Iff i Police detain seven photographers as grief settles in t-s i 5 By JOHNTHOR DAHLBURG Special from the Los Angeles Times PARIS Police investigating the crash Sunday that killed Princess Diana impounded film, cameras, and motorcycles of photographers who had been chasing her, in an investigation to determine whether their zeal to snap her picture played a part in her death. Seven photographers were detained for questioning in the crash, and police said they would be held overnight Sunday. The photographers, on motorcycles and scooters, had been pursuing the Mercedes-Benz carrying Princess Diana and her boyfriend, Dodi Fayed, when the car hit a concrete pillar in an underground tunnel by the River Seine on Sunday, shortly after midnight. Princess Diana, Fayed, and their driver were killed in the crash. Another passenger, the princess's bodyguard, Trevor Rees-Jones, was hospitalized with a concussion and other injuries.

Doctors said his life was not "immediately" in danger. Amid the tumult, Prince Charles accompanied the princess's body to a Royal Air Force base north of London. Not a public word was spoken as an honor guard unloaded the casket, draped in the royal flag, and slowly marched to a waiting hearse in the late-afternoon sunshine. Prince Charles, Princess Diana's former husband and Britain's future king, stood at attention alongside Prime Minister Tony Blair, symbols of a country struggling to accept the princess's death. Earlier, Prince Charles had flown to Paris to collect the body.

The prince, accompanied by Princess Diana's two sisters, went to the hospital with French President Jacques Chirac to thank doctors there for their efforts in trying to save the princess. Fayed's body also was returned to London on Sunday. It was buried by his fam- iiy. In Scotland, locals and tourists silently lined narrow lanes outside Balmoral Castle, where Queen Elizabeth II consoled her teenage grandsons, Prince William and Prince Harry. Princess Diana was to have returned to London on Sunday to be with her sons in the last few days of their sum-See DIANA Page A-6 I i I ft 1 1 1 10 The casket holding Princess Diana's body being carried from a plane Sunday by an honor guard at Northolt Royal Air Force Base, north of London, after the flight from Paris.

A short life spent in the glare of fame rj r- '( A i rx cj (it 4 I Britain In a state of shock. A-4 Images of life In the public eye. A-5 What's next for the British monarchy. A-6 Dodl Fayed burled In quiet ceremony. A-7 Celebrities can't escape paparazzi.

A-7 International media are shying away from accident photos. A-7 Editorial. A-18 Index Ann Landers, Dear Abby YT-8 Bridge YT-8 Classified H-10 Diana imbued her role as royal princess with vitality, activism, and, above all, glamour. She was young and beautiful, and people seemed never to tire of watching her clothes, her jewelry, her hairstyles. The penultimate public chapter in her life, in fact, was the charity auction of 79 of her dresses, gowns she had worn while nibbling at state dinners with presidents and prime ministers or dancing with Hollywood stars.

The last public chapter in the princess's saga was her romance See CLARE Page A-4 By EUGENE ROBINSON Washington Post News Service Diana, Princess of Wales, who died Sunday in Paris of injuries she suffered in a car crash, spent half her short life under a spotlight of almost unimaginable intensity. Her passages from Ingenue to royal bride to young mother to estranged wife to independent-minded divorcee attracted a global audience and made her arguably the world's most famed and photographed woman. She was 36 when she died. In an era when the concept of royalty Is much devalued, Princess Princess of Wales Chronology of a royal life July 1,1961 Lady Diana Frances Spencer is born, daughter of the eighth Earl of Spencer. July 29,1981 Diana marries Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne.

June 21,1982 Prince William Arthur Philip Louis is born. Sept 15, 1984 Prince Henry Charles Albert David is bom. June 15, 1992 Diana attempts suicide after learning ol Prince Charles' affair with Camilla Parker Bowies. Dec. 9, 1992 Diana and Prince Charles separate.

December 1995 Prince Charles agrees to divorce Diana, at the request ol Queen Elizabeth II. Fob. 23, 1938 Diana agrees to divorce. Aug, 23,1933 Final decree ot divorce. Aug.

31,1537 Diana is kil'cd in Pans automotato eccidont. Her companion, Dodi I is air.o Mlel AUtOCIAIbD PRESS The princess's sisters, Lady Jane Fellowes, left, and Lady Sarah McCorquodale, at the Salpetrlere Hospital In Paris with Prince Charles. Comics Crossword YT-7 YT-8 A-18 H-1 In North Jersey, as elsewhere, paparazzi under fire I always thought they had gone too far' HoroM opo YT-fl Movies YT-4 Obituaries A-18 Opinion A-19 Sports 8-1 Television YT-8 Woathoi 8-14 Workplace Technology H-8 Your Time YT-1 For delivery (201) 646-4444 2B mt icnacN ftECOno con crash scene are on the market now for $1 million," Craig Burch of Ramsey said outside Starbucks in Ridgewood. Pausing nearby, Evelyn Reisner of Wayne said she was saddened to see the princess's life documented In such detail. "I always thought they had gone too far," Rcinncr said of the photographers, who hounded Princess Set REACTION Page A-7 By ELISE YOUNG Start Writer In a 17-yenr chase documented in lurid headlines and fuzzy photographs, the paparazzi have revealed the everyday details of an extraordinary life.

And when the pursuit of Princess Diana, her companion, their driver, and a bodyguard came to a deadly end early Sunday In twisted Mercedes In a Paris tunnel, world that had been smitten with her found anger Intruding on sorrow. French police were Investigating the role seven pursuing photographers may have played In her death. "I always believed the press would kill her In the end," sold Princess Diana's brother, Charles Spencer. It's time, some are soying, to leash the attack-dog tactics of the paparazzi. Princess Diana Is dead, and still the paparazzi freelance photographers who sell their film to the highest bidder are trying to make font buck.

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